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Kitchener, Ontario, December 12, 2019 – Trinity Village, owned and operated by Lutheran Homes Kitchener – Waterloo, is the first senior living organization in Canada awarded a Three-Year Term of Accreditation by CARF in five areas: (1) Adult Day Services; (2) Assisted Living; (3) Independent Senior Living; (4) Person-Centred Long-Term Care Community; and the additional recognition, (5) Dementia Care Specialty Program.

The CARF report notes, “Trinity Village is innovative and highly focused on person-centred care and best practices.” This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process and has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit that its programs and services are of the highest quality, measurable, and accountable.

“At Trinity Village, our mission is to create a caring community which values and fosters the worth and lifestyle of all,” states Debby Riepert, COO Trinity Village. “We are pleased to be recognized as a national leader in senior living. This wide-ranging accreditation is a public statement that Trinity Village has made a specific commitment to put the needs of our residents and staff at the center of everything we do and opened its service delivery and business processes to outside scrutiny to ensure they are of the highest possible quality.”

About Trinity Village

Trinity Village, a leading senior living community in Kitchener, Ontario since 1972. We believe that no matter what stage of life you are at, life is about continuing to grow. Having a purpose and value as an individual is imperative for a healthy mind, body, and soul. We focus on connectedness, relationships and finding joy in everyday life. We support an innovative culture of care in our efforts for residents, family, staff, volunteers, and partners to experience engaged and meaningful experiences.

Trinity Village is a not-for-profit, charitable organization owned and operated by Lutheran homes Kitchener – Waterloo, a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. Comprised of the Terraces, the Studios, the Care Centre and an Adult Day Program. Trinity Village is designed to offer progressive stages of living and specialized care. For more information about Trinity Village, please visit our website at

About CARF

CARF is an international, non-profit accreditor founded in 1966 that set standards of excellence for human service organizations whose programs and services cover the spectrum from youth to older adults in a variety of settings. For more information about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at

For more information please contact:

Debby Riepert
Chief Operating Officer
Trinity Village, Lutheran Homes Kitchener - Waterloo
2727 Kingsway Dr.
Kitchener, ON N2C 1A7
T: 519-893-6320 ext 250
E: [email protected]

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