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Assisted Living across Canada

 

We call it Assisted Living, but each provice refers to it differently.
A pity, but it is what it is.

 

 

Across Canada terminology for assisted living varies widely, as does regulation, funding and access.  In each of the following links, you will find out about each province's "assisted living", linked to "more about. . . ", which deals with laws and regulation:

In Newfoundland and Labrador, Personal Care Homes, also known as Community Care Residences provide assisted living services. 

In Prince Edward Island Community Care Facilities (CCF) provide assisted living services. 

in New Brunswick Special Care Homes and Community Residences provide assisted living services

in Nova Scotia Residential Care Facilities (RCF’s) or Community based Options provide assisted living services

in Quebec, Residences pour Personnes Agees may provide assisted living services

In Ontario, assisted living is called retirement care or assisted living

in Manitoba assisted living is also referred to as Supportive Housing and Companion Care 

in Saskatchewan assisted living can also be called enriched assisted living, retirement living, or personal care.

In Alberta assisted living is referred as such in private pay options and “designated assisted living” is government funded care in units or wings with the resident paying “affordable” room and board.

In British Columbia, assisted living is referred to as such and can be private pay or funded.


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