Did you know the average wait time for Long-Term Care Home space in Burlington is five years? And the vacancy rate for assisted living in Halton was 4% in 2020? Spend the next minute with me to learn about access times for senior housing options in Oakville and Burlington.
It’s generally faster to access retirement home units in Oakville and Burlington but these spaces are more expensive as described in a prior video. If you plan on accessing LTC home space, given the current waitlists, please contact your Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) to start the application process.
Senior housing access times in Oakville and Burlington...
According to Canada Mortgage Housing Corp's Senior Housing Survey (download CMHC-ontario-seniors-housing-survey-2020-en.xlsx):
independent living or standard units in Oakville and Burlington retirement homes,
Vacancy rate 9% for one-bedroom in 2020, an increase of 2% over 2019, and
6% vacancy rate for two-bedroom units in 2020, the same rate as 2019
For assisted living or heavy care spaces
- Vacancy rate was 4% in 2020, the same rate as 2019
How about waitlists in LTC homes in Burlington?
Using recent LHIN data for Burlington LTC homes, the average waitlist was five years. (download Long-termcarewaittimereportingJul2020-BurlingtonEn.pdf)
Note: Oakville LTC data was unavailable when this content was developed (August 2020)
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