The Niagara Community Care Access Centre is responsible for applications to long-term care homes in Niagara.
They determine your eligibility and priority for admission and manage the waiting lists for homes.
To be eligible, most applicants must:
The Access Centre can provide you with information about local homes and their services as well as things to consider when you are choosing a home.
For information about eligibility and admission, call 905-684-9441 or 1-800-263-5480.
The homes offer three different accommodations: basic, semi-private and private. Accommodation rates are set by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.
You may qualify for a rate reduction if the cost of basic accommodation is beyond your means.
If you are a veteran, you may qualify for extra financial help.