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Eligibility for Out of Home Respite

To be considered for short stay respite in a long-term care home or assisted living building, your loved one must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be insured by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)
  • Be able to have their care needs met in a long-term care home setting
  • Need help with activities of daily living
  • Need onsite supervision or onsite monitoring at frequent intervals throughout the day to ensure his or her safety and wellbeing.

To learn more about short stay respite services and to discuss whether or not this is the right option for you, connect with a Respite Advisor at 905-829-7002, by email at respiteadvisor@centralregistry.ca or click on ‘Contact’ in the top navigation bar.



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