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Why Join CADA?

CADA members support research, education and development of professional skills that enhance patient safety and improved quality of care.


Membership Benefits

  • Government Advocacy

  • Stakeholder Engagement

  • Communications

  • Professional Networking


Latest CADA News:

Bring Ontario’s Assistive Devices Program into the 21st Century

The latest release from Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction notes that the upcoming e-submissions portal will reduce turnaround time on assistive devices applications to 1-2 weeks.

To see the full media release, click HERE



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Membership Application

CADA Ontario Vendors Council

CADA is pleased to announce the newly formed CADA Ontario Vendors Council. This Vendors only council will collaborate on the goals and issues faced by vendors in Ontario, and help prioritize CADA's advocacy with ADP. More details to follow soon. If you'd like to join the Council please contact us:




Canadian Assistive Devices Association

“The Canadian Assistive Devices Association will strengthen the assistive devices industry in Canada for the benefit of all members through advocacy, coordinated representation at all government levels, and business-building networking opportunities.”

The Canadian Assistive Devices Association (CADA) represents Canada’s manufacturers, distributors and vendors of assistive devices and supplies. The products include items such as wheelchairs, walkers, incontinence products, hearing aids, masks, gloves, portable oxygen supply devices, patient transfer systems, enteral feeding devices, prosthetics and orthotics.

CADA’s mission is to enhance independence through the provision of assistive devices to Canadians with disabilities. CADA believes that access to high quality, healthcare technology is critical to improving the independence of Canadians.

  • Goal of the CADA Code of Conduct
  • Research and Education
  • Safe and Effective Use of Assistive Devices
  • Sponsored Product Training and Education
  • Grants and Other Charitable Donations

As a CADA Member, your company has exclusive access to:

  • Intelligence about current and emerging policy and the regulatory environment
  • highly relevant, timely education for you and your employees that supports your company's competitiveness and sustainability
  • sector-specific information that directly affects the bottom line for your business.