2021 Leading Practice Awards from Accreditation Canada Baycrest has been awarded five Leading Practice designations by Accreditation Canada. The Accreditation Canada Leading Practice award is a special recognition of an exceptional achievement in healthcare. To be recognized as a Leading Practice, the practice must be innovative and creative, client and family-centred, evaluated, able to demonstrate intended results, sustainable and adaptable. The five Leading Practice awards are: Antimicrobial stewardship program: indication prompt for antimicrobial orders Supporting the seamless transfer of patient care and data-driven decision-making through the introduction of a Meditech prompt for order indications. COVID-19 surveillance testing for patients with responsive behaviours An interprofessional, person-centred approach to COVID-19 testing for early detection of asymptomatic cases among mental health inpatients. Enabling patient and family engagement in care: establishing the design and development of a new Patient, Family and Consumer Education Program using a de novo needs assessment process A novel discovery and current state needs assessment to examine patient education practices and the health literacy organizational culture at Baycrest. Responsive behaviours in dementia: novel virtual behavioural support model during COVID-19 A virtual medical and behavioural support approach to treat patients with responsive behaviours in dementia in their own homes. Virtual specialized geriatric services An innovative suite of specialized services to support older adults to access needed virtual care through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Congratulations to the teams who worked on these leading practices for this outstanding achievement!