The Department of Health and Wellness, Continuing Care Division has created policies and monitoring standards to ensure that there is a consistent quality of care for those who need services outside of the hospital, in their home, or in the community. The following policies, procedures, guidelines and standards guide provincial stakeholders.
Adult Protection Policy Manual
Bed Loan Program Policy
Caregiver Benefit Program Policy
Critical Incident Policy
Educational Requirement for Entry to Practice
Home Care Policy
Home Lift Program
Home Oxygen Policies, Guidelines and other Information
Infection Prevention and Control
Personal Alert Assistance Program Policy
Policies for New and Replaced Long-term Care Beds under Service Agreements
Note: These policies only apply to:
Self Managed Care
Seniors Community Wheelchair Loan Program
Supportive Care Program
The following standards and guidelines inform owners, operators and staff of long-term care facilities of their responsibility to provide a safe environment for long-term care residents.
Wound Management Policy for Nursing Homes and Residential Care Facilities
The following links will inform employers in the long-term care sector about the scopes of practice for Continuing Care Assistants (CCA), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and Registered Nurses (RN).