Long Term Care

What is Long Term Care?

Long term care is the care you need when you are unable to care for yourself or when you are no longer able to perform your normal daily tasks. Clients may have physical, intellectual, mental health, or health related disabilities that affect daily living. Long term care services consist of a variety of placement options, depending on the need of the client.

Long term care placement options include:

  • services at home - with or without support provided from various sources
  • services in supported environments (e.g., alternate family care, board and lodging)
  • care and supervision in low level care facility, level 1 and level 2 (e.g., personal care home)
  • services in a high level facility care level 3, level 4, protective care (e.g., nursing home)

Central Health provides long term care services in a number of facilities.

Long Term Care Information Booklet

Philosophy of care in long term care

First Link Educational Series- Your first step to living well with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia

Provincial Review Report on Long Term Care