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Long Term Care

Services

  • Long term Care Services

    Long term care is for people who are unable to remain at home, can no longer live independently or in a supportive living situation and who require high levels of…   more ]
  • Long term Care in Alberta

    The places that provide care to the most frail in our society are referred to as Long Term Care Homes, Nursing Homes, or Auxiliary Hospitals in Alberta. They are for…   more ]
  • Nursing Home? Retirement Home? What's the Difference?

    Residential Choices, other than staying at home, range widely, from independent, age segregated apartments with minimal services, to progressively higher levels of services and supports, including care services in assisted…   more ]
  • Optimizing Management of an Overactive Bladder in Long Term Care

    Optimizing Management of an Overactive Bladder in Long Term Care. Urinary incontinence (UI) is any involuntary leakage of urine.   It can cause embarrassment, social isolation and transition from community living…   more ]
  • Universal Health Insurance System in Canada

    As the name implies, our health care system covers many, but not all of our health needs. It is provincially administered and the federal government contributes to its financing. But,…   more ]

Residence-checklist

  • Retirement Home Checklist

    When calling or visiting a prospective Independent/Supportive Living, Retirement or Assisted Living Residence, this checklist will help to ensure that you ask the necessary questions, allow you to keep notes…   more ]
  • Needs Assessment

    We have provided some points to consider or questions to ask of yourself or your loved one to help guide you in the right direction in terms of the most…   more ]

Costs

  • Cost of Long Term Care

    The Cost of Long Term Care The below amounts are maximums set out by regulation.  If you cannot pay the required amount, your cost may be set in part on…   more ]

Regulation

  • Long term Care Regulation

    Long term care is highly regulated in Canada.  It is a Provincial reponsibility and falls under each province's regulatory framework. This explains why we have different terminology in each province…   more ]
  • Long term Care

    View the list of Long Term Care providers by city in the province of your choice: British Columbia Alberta Saskatchewan Manitoba Ontario Quebec Nova Scotia New Brunswick Newfoundland & Labrador  …   more ]
  • Thank You to Long Term Care Home Caregivers!

    The last few weeks have brought a couple more horrific stores of elder abuse in well-established long-term care homes. It tears at your heart to hear what was endured by…   more ]