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Home Care

Includes information on law related to home care services, such as nursing, social work, homemaking care, help taking a bath, etc.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "My parents says the home health care worker doesn't respect his/her privacy."
  • "My home care worker doesn't let me eat what I want."
  • "Nobody is listening to my opinions about my home care service."
  • "My home care hours are being reduced but I still need the same level of service."
  • "My allowance for personal support services isn't enough to cover my needs."

Legal Services and Information

Records for Home Care
Title Description
Ontario Legal Information Centre COVID-19 (May 7, 2020): Centre will no longer offer its services in person for the time being * legal information services remain available by telephone…
Ottawa. City Operations - Snow Go Assist Program Help clearing snowSnow Go Program: provides a matching service for seniors and people with disabilities looking to hire an individual or contractor to clear snow…
Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities - Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance. Referrals…
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre - Foot Care Services Basic and advanced foot care provided by a foot care specialist at weekly and monthly community clinicsFoot care includes: care of corns care of calluses…
Ontario. Ministry of Health - Long-Term Care ACTION Line A toll-free government service concerning long-term care homes and Home and Community Care Support Services (HCCSS) in Ontario * handles concerns and registers complaints about…
Advocacy Centre for the Elderly Community legal clinic representation in cases involving issues of particular importance to seniors, such as long term care, hospital discharge issues, elder abuse, government pensions,…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services