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Home and Community Care provides a range of health care and support services for eligible residents. These services are designed to complement and supplement, but not replace the efforts of individuals to care for themselves with the assistance of family, friends and community.

5 common questions:

What are my care options?

See Home and Community Care Services for a description of the services and programs available.

Where do I start?

See Accessing Services for a description of the eligibility requirements and where to locate our Home Health offices.

How does the process work?

See Accessing Services for details on how to make a referral for services, what to expect when applying for services and the assessment process for services required over a long term.

When does a person move into assisted living or residential care?

See Assisted Living or Residential Care for information on our facilities, where they are and what to expect when considering a move.

How much does help at home or facility cost?

See Client Rates for information on costs associated with services.

Home and Community Care Contacts:

If you require immediate assistance or information, please contact the Home Health office in your community. A complete list of Home Health offices is available

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Elder Abuse Resources

  • Learn more about recognizing, responding to and preventing elder abuse by visiting Healthy Families BC
  • Get help if you need it by calling the Seniors Abuse and Information Line (SAIL) line at 1-866-437-1940. If it is an emergency, call 911.
  • Visit gov.bc.ca/elderabuse.
  • Learn about the the benefits of the Lifeline Emergency Response Program by visiting the Seniors Health page and following the links.

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