Special Care Home / Long Term Care
Special care homes – also called nursing homes - provide care when your needs can no longer be met in the community. Special care homes are run by your health region or operated by a provider that has a contract with your health region. Eligibility for access to Special Care Homes is based on assessed need.
Long Term Care are facilities that provide care to the most frail in our society. They typically refer to Long Term Care Homes, Nursing Homes, Extended Care Homes, Intermediate Care Homes, Homes for the Aged, Old Age Homes, Special Care Homes, Residential Care Homes, Continuing Care Homes.
Long Term Care is for individuals who have high physical and memory care needs that exceed what can be managed in an alternate setting.
Understanding the Differences in Care Homes
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