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Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)
Home and Community Care
Home and Community Care, Etobicoke Office

Description
Arranges in-home or school-based health and social services, and placement in long term care homes * service coordination * information and referral for related community services



In-home services -- nursing care, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, nutritional counselling, personal support



Child and family services -- for children or youth with short or long-term disabilities or other special needs and their families * 2 components * in-home health and personal support, services as listed above, with the addition of palliative care and respite care (caregiver relief) * school-based services -- professional services to enable children with disabilities or ongoing diseases to attend school



Acquired brain injuries -- access to and coordination of services



Also information and assistance in linking to existing community support services, which may also be contacted directly by consumers * such services include friendly visiting, meals on wheels, volunteer transportation, security checks, that are relatively low in cost and primarily volunteer-based * also help finding other services, such as attendant care for persons with physical disabilities and supportive housing services



Placement in long term care homes -- access for admission to long term care homes * does not include seniors apartments, retirement homes, or chronic care hospitals * subsidies for ward accommodation may be available -- apply directly to facility after placement



Short stay -- respite for caregivers * includes persons with Alzheimer Disease * Convalescent Care -- following surgery or illness * medical and therapeutic supportive care provided in a long term care facility



Crisis placements -- when support suddenly breaks down at home, person is placed wherever a bed is available, while awaiting placement in the facility of choice
Eligibility
Varies according to service * must have Ontario Health Insurance

In-home health and social services -- need for professional or support services in the community (home or school) that cannot be met on an outpatient basis * those needing service may include adults and children with any illness, seniors, persons with physical, psychiatric or developmental disabilities

Placement in long term care homes -- adults 18 years and older with care needs that can be met in a long-term care home, who need nursing care, assistance with activities of daily living or on-site supervision, while other caregiving and community services are insufficient

Residency Requirements: South Etobicoke, Halton Hills, Mississauga, Milton, Oakville, Georgetown
Application Process
Call or visit website for information * home visit may be necessary to complete assessmentPlacement in long term care homes -- eligible applicants will be placed on waiting list of up to 5 facilities in Ontario chosen by the applicant * applicants will not be placed without their consent * applicants may select individual facilities, but may not apply to them directly
Toll Free
1-877-336-9090
Office
General Inquiries 310-2222 (no area code required), 905-855-9090
Fax
905-855-8989
Website
Languages
English, French, Other - up to 42 other languages through staff or interpreters
Fees
Direct LHIN services covered by OHIP * fees may apply for some services
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible -- call for details
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Last Updated On
October 23, 2020
Address
401 The West Mall, Suite 1001
Toronto, ON, M9C 5J5
Intersection: The West Mall and Burnhamthorpe Rd;
Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) - Home and Community Care Site Location: Etobicoke Office
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Hours of Operation
Mon-Sun 8:30 am-9 pm

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