In the inaugural issue of the Sector Scanner, organizations were surveyed to update the financial information originally presented in The Perfect Storm report. Additionally, the Sector Scanner expands on this information by featuring insights from sector leaders on what they sense are the most significant ongoing and upcoming challenges in the CDS sector. Read the full report and summary document.
CDS Sector Priorities 2023 – 2026 (July 2023) - ACDS has highlighted seven priorities to guide our advocacy work for the CDS sector and corresponding collaborative opportunities with the Government of Alberta. Read the two-page summary and the full report.
ACDS Survey 2022 - Community Disability Services Sector Training Issues and Needs (April 2023) - Read the infographic summary here. The full report can be read in the members-only section.
Blueprint CDS: A Comprehensive Workforce Strategy for Community Disability Services, Summary Document (Final Report) - A summary of all recommended strategies to recruit and retain a sustainable CDS workforce.
Blueprint CDS: A Comprehensive Workforce Strategy for Community Disability Services, Technical Document - Following province-wide sector engagement, recommendations identified in the Initial Assessment report were validated and refined. This report provides detailed descriptions and suggested timelines for all recommended strategies, as well as summarizing all research and analysis performed to date.
Rising Costs in the CDS Sector (March 2022) - Read the one-page summary and the full report titled, The Perfect Storm: Workforce Challenges and Escalating Costs in Community Disability Services.
ACDS Survey 2021, Organizational Wellness and Workforce (March 2022) - Information about the ongoing impact of COVID-19, and data such turnover and vacancy rates. (Full report for members-only)
ACDS Survey 2021 Infographic: Organizational Wellness and Workforce (March 2022) - A summary of the above report.