Ontario Expanding Home and Community Care Services

Source: 
Ministry of Health Ontario

Ontario is making major investments to expand home and community care to help end hallway health care and build more capacity in communities across the province. 

Today theDeputy Premier and Minister of Health, was at Hillcrest Reactivation Centre to announce that the government is investing an additional $155 million this year to expand home and community care services.  

As a part of this investment, the government is providing $45 million for targeted innovative integrated care models in high-need areas.

By investing in more frontline patient care, the province can provide:

  • 1.8 million more hours of personal support services
  • 490,000 more nursing visits and 100,000 more therapy visits
  • Services in the community like homemaking, meals, transportation and caregiver supports
  • Additional direct community services for patients with acquired brain injury and people living in supportive housing.