Residential setting that provides care on a 24-hour a day basis to individuals whose needs can no longer be met in the community. Long-term care facilities include nursing homes and homes for the aged. Placement into a long-term care facility is secured through the client’s local Community Care Access Centre (CCAC).
Long-term care homes
Persons living in the community who are frail or socially isolated, or who have a cognitive impairment or dementia of aging