Local Health Integration Networks (LHIN) are not-for-profit community agencies, that are responsible for the direct provision of information and referral services, placement coordination services and case management. On behalf of individuals in the community, they are also responsible for the indirect delivery (through contracts) of:
- Professional services such as: nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work, nutrition therapy, speech and language pathology;
- Personal support/homemaking services such as: light house cleaning, doing laundry, ironing, mending, shopping, banking, paying bills, planning meals, caring for children, supervision, washing, mouth care, hair care, menstrual care, preventive skin care, changing dressings, hand/foot care, etc.
CCACs are funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and governed by government-appointed Boards of Directors.
Persons with physical health needs, recovering from illness, or requiring support to live independently.
Scarborough. Part of Central East LHIN covers – Scarborough, Durham, Haliburton-Northumberland-Victoria, Peterborough
Local Health Integration Network / in-home services
Services funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.
An assessment is necessary for determining whether clients are eligible for LHIN services. LHIN will help you coordinate a plan that is responsive to you and your caregiver/family support system.