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Advance Care Planning Guide
The government of Ontario has produced the Guide to Advance Care Planning as part of Ontario's Strategy for Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias. It provides valuable information for seniors on making choices about personal care including health care (treatment and services), food, living arrangements and housing, clothing, hygiene and safety.
Source: Ontario Seniors Secretariat
Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (<abbr>OANHSS</abbr>)
<abbr>OANHSS</abbr> is a provincial, non-profit organization representing long term care facilities, seniors housing, and community agencies that provide care and services on a not-for-profit basis.
Ontario Long Term Care Association
Is the largest long term care providers organization in Ontario. Our members facilities provide care and accommodation services to residents throughout Ontario. Our mission is to lead and enable our members to provide efficient and high quality long term care and services.
Ontario Seniors' Secretariat: Seniors' Guide - Long-Term Care
A comprehensive resource of Long-Term Care options for Ontario Seniors
Seniors' Care : Residences Offering Care
In Ontario, three main types of residential settings provide both accommodation and care for seniors : Supportive Housing, Retirement Homes, and Long-Term Care Facilities. Each setting offers different types of accommodations and varying levels of service. Assess your personal situation and compare your needs with the amenities and services offered by each setting.
Source: Government of Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Seniors' Care - Who do I contact for information?
Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) are local agencies that provide information about care options in your area.
Source: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Canadian Alliance of Long Term Care (<abbr>CALTC</abbr>)
<abbr>CALTC</abbr> is a national organization comprised of provincial associations and long term care providers that deliver publicly-funded health care services for seniors across Canada. Members also represent care providers delivering home support services and care for younger disabled adults.
End of Life Care for Seniors <abbr>CD</abbr>
This <abbr>CD</abbr>, produced by Health Canada's Division of Aging and Seniors, provides practical information for heath care and social service providers, seniors, family caregivers and the general public on subjects related to living and dying well, maintaining comfort, and sustaining caregivers.
Ontario Long Term Care Association - Finding Long Term Care Home
Addresses common concerns and questions when considering long-term care facility options.
Preventing and Responding to Abuse in Long-Term Care Facilities: Lessons Learned
Provides information that will serve to increase awareness of abuse in long-term care and suggests efforts that can be taken to ensure residents rights.
Source: Public Health Agency of Canada
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