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.
Individuals of all ages recovering from illness, surgery, clients who are homeless, poorly housed, have mental health or cognitive impairment issues, physically challenged people and their caregivers.
Toronto including Toronto Islands, former City of York, Borough of East York, southern part of Etobicoke
Local Health Integration Network / in-home services
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.