Centre local de services communautaires
If you are unable to get around due to a health problem, a physical disability or cognitive impairment, you can receive home care support services.
Home care support services are intended to help people who are losing their autonomy or are unable to get around due to health problems or a physical or mental impairment. Certain services are provided to the caregivers (see the Definitions) of these persons.
The goal of home care support services is to avoid or reduce hospital stays and make it easier for people to return home following an illness or surgery.
A personal care plan defining the services the person needs in order to stay in his or her home is drawn up following a professional assessment.
The plan sets out the services that are required for the person to remain at home.
Informal caregiver Any non-professional who cares for an incapacitated loved one on a regular or occasional basis.
Home care support services are intended for:
Professional care and services Services include:
Home help services Services include:
All of the services are provided through the public network, at home or in clinics, local community service centres (CLSCs) or health and social services centres (CSSSs).
Services for caregivers Services include:
Technical support Services include medical supplies and specialized equipment, technical aids and equipment needed for a person to stay in or return to his or her home.