Kawartha Lakes OHT is Growing!

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We are pleased to announce that two new employees have joined the Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team this month. Please join us in welcoming Chrystal Simpson and Susan Bacque to the team! Read more about Chrystal and Susan below.

Chrystal Simpson – Virtual Care Program Lead

Chrystal Simpson

Chrystal is a Registered Practical Nurse and Personal Support Worker and joins us on a secondment from Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes. Chrystal has client and program management experience from her previous roles with CCCKL, including working on programs such as the Assisted Living Program, In-Home Respite, Home at Last and Supportive Housing. Most recently Chrystal became the Interim Program Manager for the Adult Day Program.


As the Virtual Care Program Lead for the KL-OHT, Chrystal will be responsible for the providing virtual care navigation for the patients/clients participating in the program as well as increasing the overall capacity for delivery of virtual programming across the KL-OHT region. Her commitment and passion to meeting the needs of older adults in our community will be an asset to our OHT!


Get in touch with Chrystal at chsimpson@rmh.org.

Susan Bacque – Experience Partner Engagement Lead

Susan Bacque

Susan is a seasoned public sector leader in quality improvement projects in health care, hospitals, and non-profit organizations serving caregivers. She has held senior positions in provincial and municipal governments focused on affordable housing solutions. She received two Reach for Excellence Awards as a provincial Director and was named a ‘Municipal Champion’ for her work in Peterborough. Susan holds an MA, a BSc, and is an accredited Municipal Manager.


As the Experience Partner Engagement Lead, Susan will work closely with the Engagement Working group and Patient Family Advisory Council to ensure appropriate opportunities for residents’ involvement at key milestones in local health system transformation.


Get in touch with Susan at sbacque@rmh.org.

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