You Are Seeking Independence But Require The Aid And Support Of Assisted Living
Individuals eligible for Assisted Living services are able to live and function independently, but require aid for specific daily tasks. These individuals benefit from the regular care of a close network of support workers and peers.
- Exhibits the characteristics of a High Risk Senior (HRS) as identified in the profiles of HRS Policy, or is an Adult living with a Physical Disability
- Has a valid Ontario health card
- Requires daily scheduled attendant care and assistance with Activities of Daily Living such as toileting, dressing, bathing, feeding, assistance with transfers, turns and medication reminders
- Has unpredictable or unscheduled needs such as occasional bowel or bladder accidents, or a history of falls
- Lives in their own home or apartment within the city of London
- Home has the physical features necessary to enable services to be provided safely
- Able to direct their own care or have a live-in caregiver/decision-maker to direct care
- Can remain safely in their home between visits (either alone or with formal/informal supports)
- Medically stable with medical needs that can be met in the community by SW LHIN, family physician or other healthcare professional
- No or mitigated risk of serious physical harm to those providing service
- Referred to the program by a SW LHIN Care Coordinator
This program does not provide an attendant to stay in the home 24 hours per day.