Qualicare franchise owners Jeff Durish and Steve Jones are often described
as dynamic leaders with a commitment to people, community and successful
outcomes. They have both been involved in caring for family members through
a series of complex health and medical challenges and have decided to
devote their talents and effort to increasing the quality of life for
others with similar challenges. Their personal values and goals are perfectly
aligned with the principles of Qualicare.
Jeff and Steve met as young children at YMCA summer camp near Honey Harbour
Ontario and have remained trusted friends ever since. 40 years later and
after reaching the pinnacle of their respective careers, they have combined
their business and life experiences to make a meaningful difference in
the lives of others through Qualicare Family Homecare Services.
Jeff has enjoyed a successful career, assembling and leading global engineering
teams in delivering high quality software systems. He is a strong believer
in the importance of family and in actively giving back to the community.
rode across Canada raising financial support and awareness for The Sears National Kids Cancer
Ride and also has honored those who have battled or are battling cancer
by representing Canada in international dragon boating competition.
Steve Jones is a business and thought leader in the world of human resource
recruitment and placement. In particular, Steve has helped drive employment
law and standards that support ethical employment practices for both employers
and employees. He has served several terms as President of the Association
of Canadian Search, Employment & Staffing Services and has been recognized
as Canadian volunteer of the year by the Attorney General of Canada for
his work helping Canadians overcome employment barriers. Steve is President
Track 3 Association for Disabled Children and is a member of the Senior Executive Health & Safety Leadership
Charter with the Conference Board of Canada.