Lieutenant-Governor Recognizes Excellence in Public Administration

Shannex manager says pilot program is helping take some pressure off overcrowded hospital beds

Congratulations Joyce on this much deserved achievement, esteemed recognition and for bringing excellence and honour to the continuing care sector!

The medal is awarded annually to a person in public administration who exhibits the highest standard of excellence, dedication and accomplishment.

“Joyce d’Entremont has been instrumental in providing services that support independence, development opportunities and dignity for residents in our province,” said Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc.

“As a champion for positive change, she ensures that the needs of Nova Scotians guide the future direction of care and disability support programs.”

Ms. d’Entremont is a respected professional in Nova Scotia’s long-term care, disability support and acute care sectors. At the local level, her visionary leadership has transformed Mountains and Meadows Care Group, which operates homes for seniors and people with disabilities, into a leading practice. At the provincial level, she is known for her involvement with boards and sector committees.

Her innovative approaches have resulted in collaborations with the government, sector colleagues and committees with Health Association Nova Scotia. Ms. d’Entremont is committed to leading by example and actively demonstrates that quality care for all Nova Scotians comes first.