Supportive living is a home-likesetting where people can remainindependentmaintain control overtheir lives while also receiving thesupport they need. Supportive livingsites are safe, secure and barrier-free, and have The buildings arespecifically designed with commonareas and features, includingprivate spacesand a safe, secureand barrier-free environments.Services include Supportive livingpromotes residents’ independenceand provides services such asmeals, housekeeping, socialactivities and 24-hour monitoring.Publicly funded personal care andhealth services are provided tosupportive living residents basedon their needs. on assessed unmetneeds. Clients People admittedinto supportive living are requiredto pay accommodation fees (roomand board and other associatedcostsassociated) as set by theprovincial government.
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Whether you’re running a fever, needstitches or wondering about an ongoingcondition, primary care is your first stopfor healthcare. Primary care includesservices in your community that supportyour day-to-day needs. If you needspecialized care, professionals will referyou to the right services and supportsPrimary healthcare includes:
• Primary Care Networks (PCNs)consist of groups of family doctorsand other caregivers such as nurses,dietitians, pharmacists, psychologistsand physiotherapists.
• Family care clinics treat those whoneed a family physician, have chronicdiseases, or addiction or mental healthneeds.
• Community and public health centresoffer services to help people managetheir health, prevent disease andinjury, and more.
• Urgent care centres, ambulatory carecentres and walk-in clinics handleunexpected, non-life-threateninghealth concerns, injuries, suddenillnesses and infections.
For more information about yourprimary care options, visit ahs.ca andsearch: know your options. Visitpcnpmo.ca to learn more about yourPCN.
Home care helps people liveindependently and safely at homefor as long as possible. It includeseverything from followup care aftersurgery to longer-term treatment ofchronic diseases, and palliative andend-of-life care. Licensed practicalnurses, occupational therapists andregistered nurses are some of theprofessionals who bring care into yourhome.
To learn more about your options,call Health Link at 811.
Seniors lodges are a housing optionfor independent individuals who are