For many older Canadians, a popular senior housing option is a retirement home. Care services help residents complete their activities of daily living. Learn why care services may influence your senior living choice whether its independent living, assisted living, LTC or nursing home. Care services directly impact your costs as they are typically in addition to retirement home rental rates.
Take the next two minutes to get informed. If you’re thinking about moving into a Retirement Home, this is information you need to know about.
What are Care Services?
- prescribed health care service provided by a regulated health care professional like a doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
- programs designed for dementia care and skin/wound care.
- administration of a drug, or another substance, assistance with feeding, meal preparation, dressing, bathing, personal hygiene, ambulation and continence care.
What is the cost of Care Services?
Watch this video for the complete review of the top 7 difference between LTC homes and retirement homes. Assisted living in Greater Toronto Area retirement home is estimated to be $5,400 per month. The government of Ontario covers care service costs for all care levels in LTC homes. Residents are only responsible for room and board costs.
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