North East Local Health Integration Network
Home and Community Care, Sault Ste Marie Branch

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Formerly Community Care Access Centre
  • Assists clients to plan and make informed choices about managing their health care needs or those of someone you care for
  • Coordinates information about other services available within the community and links individuals with these services when appropriate
  • Determines access to health care services provided in the home
  • Determines admission to long term care facilities (homes for the aged, nursing homes)
  • Determines access to health support services provided in schools for children with special needs
  • Maintains an ongoing waiting list for placement, programs and services
Comments
Formerly Community Care Access Centre
Eligibility
  • Children and youth with health needs that impact their ability to learn at school
  • Individuals must be 18 years of age to access any long term care facilities
Individuals with specific health needs such as :
  • Acquired brain injury
  • Alzheimer¬ís disease and related dementias
  • Convalescent care
  • Stroke recovery
  • Mental health and addictions
Application Process
  • Call; no referral for most services
  • Waiting periods for direct services vary depending on type of service required and priority need
Fees
Program - may apply for direct services ; Service - may apply for direct services ; Fee assistance available for services/programs - fees will be covered upon approval of assessment ; assistance is provided by Ministry of Health & Long Term Care -- Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP).
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Fully Accessible
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(30) Provincial Government
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Last Verified On July 3, 2019

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