Each community in Ontario has its own selection of available
services. User fees usually apply. They may include:
Visiting Health Professional
Professionals that help people maintain or improve their health, or
teach people to care for themselves - includes nurses, physiotherapists,
occupational therapists, social workers, speech-language pathologists
Personal Care and
Refers to the help you can get with a range of essential daily living
activities such as personal hygiene, assistance with eating,
transferring and positioning, escorting to appointments, etc.
Help with routine household activities including meal preparation,
shopping, light housecleaning, laundry, banking, etc.
In addition to those listed above there are a range of other services
that may be available in the community such as: transportation, meal
services, home maintenance and repair, friendly visiting, security
checks, foot care, caregiver support, respite care, home help, emergency
response systems, etc.
more information, contact your local CCAC to inquire about home and community services
within your area.
2012 OANHSS Annual Report