Home & Community Care Support Services
Home & Community Care Support Services, a government agency, connects you with the care you need at home, in your community and can assist with long term care options.
This site contains listings of retirement homes from across Canada, plus other resources such as a Senior Care Advisor.
Health Quality Ontario
This website provides information on Ontario’s Health System including information on Long Term Care Reporting and Home Care Reporting
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 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 — TELUS Health for personal and in-depth assistance with your elder care concern.
TELUS Health has Family Support Services under which eldercare support is included.
- Receive an immediate needs assessment and customized family resource packages.
- 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 1-855-597-2110.
You may also register and create an online account to access the TELUS Health App or website. Find your TELUS Health invitation code in your email or request a code. This will give you access to additional eldercare resources.