Assisted Living

Assisted living provides services in a seniors apartment or congregate living setting on a scheduled basis. Services are non-clinical personal supports that help the individual to remain living independently in an apartment setting.

The program doesn't have registered nursing or other clinical staff on site. Any required nursing or professional care needs can be arranged through Home and Community Care Support Services.


Eligibility depends on the specific needs of the client as assessed by Home and Community Care Support Services.

Prospective clients cannot be on a wait list for long-term care, or need immediate or 24 hour availability of nursing care or other professional medical services.

How to Apply

For information about eligibility and admission, call the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network at 905-684-9441 or 1-800-263-5480.

Take a Tour

Call Seniors Community Programs to book a tour at 905-984-2621 or 1-877-212-3922.


Assisted living services are for adults who can live independently, but need support with key tasks and activities.

Service plan

The tenant is assessed to identify need and the supports available within the service. Once identified, a service plan is developed and an annual assisted agreement is signed. The agreement outlines the scope of assisted living services, and responsibilities of the provider and the tenant.

The service delivery model requires a level of self-sufficiency where only minor help is needed to be successful when assisted with:

  • Medication prompts
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Laundry
  • Light housekeeping
  • Attendant support

Other services

Other services can be accessed by tenants on a scheduled basis with outside contracted providers. Additional fees are the responsibility of the tenant and include:

  • Foot care
  • Mobility equipment servicing and repairs
  • Transportation

Deer Park Suites rental

Deer Park Suites is an assisted living facility with 26 private rental units.

A landlord / tenant rental agreement is required and only in effect so long as the individual service needs can be met within the scope of assisted living services. The rental agreement includes:

  • Bed sitting room with ensuite bathroom
  • Three meals per day served in a dining room
  • Access to common areas, including kitchen, library / family room, outdoor patio and laundry facilities
  • Basic cable
  • Utilities (heat, hydro, water)
  • Window air conditioning units during the summer months
  • Centralized bathing suite for those unable to safely use the ensuite tub

Funding for assisted living services within Deer Park Suites is through Home and Community Care Support Services.

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