To qualify to move into a long-term care home, you must:
If you are deemed ineligible and you feel that you are eligible, you have the legal right to appeal the assessment. If you choose to start the appeal process, your CCAC Care Coordinator can give you the appropriate phone numbers and contact information.
Application for admission into a provincially regulated long-term care homes can only be made through a CCAC. Please contact the Central CCAC to initiate a referral for placement.
CCAC staff will answer your questions and help with the application process. We will assess your health care needs to determine if you are eligible and provide you with information to help make this important decision. We can also assist you in accessing community support services that may help you manage until admission is arranged.
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care pays for the care you receive, but you are required to pay for the accommodations in a long-term care home. The amount paid by residents for their accommodation is called a co-payment. These rates are adjusted annually by the Ministry and are the same across Ontario.