Shelters and Senior Group Homes are homes are for elderly people who can move about on their own, but do not have family or caregiver to look after them.
Shelters and Senior Group Homes provide residence to ambulant elderly who are without next-of-kin or are unable to live with their family members. These homes also provide some support services to help the elderly stay independent.
Shelters and Senior Group Homes are often known as old folks’ homes in the local context.
You can speak to a social worker or medical social worker for assistance from any of the following institutions that your loved one visits:
It costs between $400 and $700 a month to stay in a shelter or community home (before means-testing). If you need help paying for the service, please speak to your service provider or the Medical Social Worker.
Learn more about
subsidies for Government-funded Intermediate Long-Term Care Services.
Please use the E-care Locator.
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