Includes nursing homes, homes for the aged.
Some indicators of legal issues
What the clients may say:
- "My parent says the staff at his/her long-term care home are rough during their personal care routines."
- "I'm worried about the cleanliness of my parent's long-term care home."
- "The hospital wants to send me to a long-term care home"
Legal Services and Information
|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…|
|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…|
|Council on Aging of Ottawa (The)||Advocacy group on seniors' issuesVolunteer opportunitiesVolunteer-run committees meet to discuss the following seniors issues: Age-Friendly Ottawa: group working with the City of Ottawa, community partners,…|
|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…|
|Ontario. Ministry of Health - Trillium Drug Program||Provides funding to cover the costs of prescription drugs listed in the Ontario Drug Benefit Formulary/Exceptional Access Program to Ontario residents who have high prescription…|
|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,…|
|ServiceOntario - ServiceOntario Centres||Provides a wide variety of government information and services at various points of service throughout the province * wide variety of publications, as well as…|