Continuing Care

Continuing Care

Under the Quality-improvement Information Protection Act government has appointed infectious disease consultants to review the COVID-19 outbreak at Northwood’s Halifax campus. View the terms of reference for the Northwood review.

Government will also do a separate, internal review of broader infection prevention and control within the long-term care sector. View the project charter for the internal infection prevention and control review.

Continuing Care Services are provided to eligible people who need care outside of the hospital in their home and community. Care can be provided on a long or short-term basis.

Continuing Care Programs and Services include:

Home Care (Nursing, Home Support, Respite and Palliative Care), Long-Term Care (Nursing Home or Residential Care Facility), Home Oxygen Services, Adult Protection Services, Protection for Persons in Care, Aboriginal Continuing Care, Caregiver Benefit Program, HELP-Bed Loan Program, Personal Alert Assistance Program, Self-Managed Care Program,  Supportive Care Program, Specialized Equipment Program (Long Term Care) and Respite Care at home or in Long Term Care.

Download Living Well Continuing Care Services information in PDF format.

Télécharger Bien vivreServices de soins continus en format PDF.

Number to Call


The toll-free number for information for Continuing Care is 1-800-225-7225. This number operates between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., seven days a week. Call to learn more about what options are available to you.