About Us

Who We Are

For over 20 years Helping Hands Healthcare has been known for the quality and care our staff demonstrates, coupled with our responsiveness to our client’s needs. Since 1997, Helping Hands Healthcare has been determined to redefine the meaning of personal care and hospital staffing with our Patient and Client-Centred Models.

We are known for our exceptional responsiveness, our compassionate approach and our dedication to outstanding care, as recognized by our Exemplary Standing Award, given to us by Accreditation Canada.

Since 1997, our high ethical standards have been a key ingredient to our success; one we will continuously foster and protect. We strive to keep our values of integrity, respect and accountability as constant pillars of our healthcare and customer service. We measure our success based on our client’s experience with our nurses and personal support workers. We believe that our values-driven organizational culture is the key to providing a successful healthcare experience. Not only for you and your loved ones, but for us, to always ensure we are sending you the most dedicated healthcare support staff Toronto and the GTA has to offer. 

We hope to have the opportunity to serve you.

Our Team

Christopher Albion

M.BA, HBA, CPA.

President & Managing Partner

Chris Albion is the President and Managing Partner of Helping Hands Healthcare. He works directly with all hospital partners and private patients to collaborate on their healthcare staffing needs, ensuring Helping Hands Healthcare is well positioned to anticipate and meet every staffing need for both hospital and private patients alike. His responsibilities include market, service and program development, trend analysis and reporting. He manages the strategic partnership development opportunities for Helping Hands Healthcare along with stakeholder engagement. Chris is an expert in market and trend analysis in relation to healthcare, financial planning, and has significant experience in project management and strategic planning.

In his previous role as President of an Engineering company, Emcara, Chris developed relationships with international automotive companies such as, Toyota, Daimler, and BMW. Chris specializes in strategic partnerships, contract negotiations, financial and strategic planning and market analysis.

Glenn Graves

BA, CPA.

CFO & Managing Partner

Glenn is the Chief Financial Officer for Helping Hands Healthcare and works with major hospitals across the Greater Toronto Area to ensure collaborative budgeting and financial management with our partner hospitals. He has extensive leadership experience in finance and treasury groups in the Healthcare industry, and companies including Tim Hortons, Nortel Networks, and Celestica. Overall, he has closed over $5B in debt financing deals over his vast career.

Previously as CFO/COO of Emcara, Glenn assisted in growing and diversifying the customer base globally by establishing distributors outside of North America. He was also instrumental in banking relationships, cash management systems, stabilizing back-office operations and scalable business processes.

Nora Constas

M.BA, M.N., B.N, NP-PHC.

Senior Clinical Advisor

Nora was Senior Vice President and a Senior Consultant within Marsh Toronto’s Marsh Risk Consulting and is MRC’s National Leader in Healthcare and Clinical Risk. She offers clients almost 20 years of academic and healthcare experience including process improvement and quality improvement strategy projects.

Nora has worked nationally and internationally with various health care organizations including acute care, senior and long-term care facilities, and alongside allied health care professionals to provide advisory and risk management services resulting in improved patient outcomes, improved provision of services and risk mitigation strategies.

Prior to her current role at Marsh, Nora was a Lead Nurse Practitioner (NP) in a Streamline Care Unit for a large Toronto hospital. Within this sub-unit of the hospital’s General Pediatrics centre, Nora developed and implemented strategies to streamline the care delivery model.

Our Client Care Coordinators

Our Client Care Coordinators take great joy in helping the communities we serve meet their health care needs. Whether Hospitals or Private Patients, our Coordinators build lasting relationships with our Clients and are known for their effectiveness and responsiveness. They work collaboratively as a team, day in and day out, supporting each other to fulfill your healthcare Hospital Staffing or Home Care needs.

Our Nurse Educators

Helping Hands Healthcare pioneered the concept of leveraging senior, highly experienced Nurses to provide clinical oversight and education for our nursing staff. They act as a resource to our Hospital Partners and provide case management for our Private Care Practice. Our Nurse Educators are highly experienced and actively engaged in the provision of nursing services, while playing a critical role in the continued success of our team.

Mission.

Integrity To expand and diversify our organization to deliver patient and client – centred superior service, innovative opportunities and exceptional care.

Vision.

To be an industry leader in providing exemplary private care and health care staffing.

Values.

These core values define who we are and how we work. They are embedded in our leadership culture and guide us in making decisions, delivering care and working with our clients, staff and patients:

Responsiveness

Integrity

Accountability

Leadership

Innovation

Board of Directors

Christopher Albion.
President and Managing Partner.

Glenn Graves.
CFO and Managing Partner.

Scott Bonikowsky.
Managing Partner.

Iain Robb.
Chairman, Board of Directors.

Nora Constas, M.BA., M.N., B.N, NP-PHC.
Healthcare Expert.

Advisory Board

John Fleming. Chairman, Advisory Board.

Ross Chapin. Expert in Assisted Living and Residential Care.

Tony Dagnone. Healthcare Expert.

Tony Iantorno. Corporate Leader and Business Strategist.

Dr. Hanif Jamal, BSc, MD, CCFP. Healthcare Expert.

Johanne McNally Myers. Human Resources and Recruitment Expert.

Bill Moir. Marketing and Brand Development Expert.

Send Us A Message

We are here to answer any questions you may have about Helping Hands Healthcare, reach out to us and we’ll respond as soon as we can. You can also email us directly via coordinator@helpinghandsstaffing.ca.