Long Term Care

Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs)
Your Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) connects you with the care you need at home, in your community and can assist with long term care options.

Canada’s The Care Guide
Canada’s most comprehensive guide to seniors’ housing and care services.

Comfort Life
This site contains listings of retirement homes from across Canada, plus other resources such as a Senior Care Advisor.

Concerned Friends

Health Quality Ontario
This website provides information on Ontario’s Health System including information on Long Term Care Reporting and Home Care Reporting

Housing Connections
A centralized body providing information on social housing in Toronto.

The Long Term Care Planning Network
The Long Term Care Planning Network (LTCPN) is Canada’s national resource centre for aging and care planning, education and resources.

Ministry of Health and Long Term Care – Seniors’ Care : Home, Community and Residential Care Services for Seniors
Provides guidelines and resources for finding long term care solutions to help seniors maintain their health and independence.

Ontario Long Term Care Association

Ontario Retirement Communities Association
A voluntary, non-profit organization that sets professional operating standards, inspects and accredits retirement residences in Ontario. This site offers information and pictures of accredited residences, tips on choosing a residence, and information on the standards of member residences.

“Your most up-to-date & comprehensive source on retirement living in Ontario.”

A boomers and seniors information-based website that offers a comprehensive list of housing options across Canada and publishes relevant articles/news geared towards the 50+ population.

The Family Care Office does not endorse any of the organizations listed here, and we do not assume any responsibility for the accuracy of the statements and/or the quality of services provided by these organizations.

Resource for U of T employees and their dependents

Call the Employee and Family Assistance Program — Homewood Health™ for personal and in-depth assistance with your elder care concern.

Homewood Health™ has eldercare specialists on staff to work with you and your eldercare situation.

  • Receive an immediate needs assessment and customized information to follow.
  • Their specialists can speak directly with the elderly person as part of your needs assessment and provide information on arranging an independent provider for an in-home assessment.
  • Obtain resources pertaining to home care services, understanding long term care and other housing options, dementia care, end-of-life care, and legal referrals for Wills and Powers of Attorney.

To start, call 1-800-663-1142.

You may also register for the Member Services area of the Homewood Health™ website. This will give you access to their on-line Eldercare Resource Locator to help you find home care, residential care, community services or financial support for an elderly loved one.