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Health Care

Community health centres

Outpatient clinics in the community that provide comprehensive primary health care and education by a team of health professionals.

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Finding a medical professional

Services that help you find a doctor, dentist, or other medical professional.

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Home support programs

Non-medical services that provide assistance in performing routine household, yard and personal care activities for older adults, people with disabilities, eligible low income people, families whose normal routines have been disrupted by an emergency or others who need or want these services.

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Hospice / palliative care

In-home and facility-based programs for individuals with terminal illness, their families and friends. Included are organizations that deal with death and dying issues.

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Hospital emergency / Urgent care

Hospital emergency departments, urgent care centres and trauma centres.

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Hospitals

General acute care and specialty hospitals.

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Local Health Integration Networks

Responsible for arranging in-home or school health and social services, and to process placements in long-term care facilities for individuals who can no longer remain in their own homes.

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Long term care homes

Accommodation for individuals who require more nursing or personal care than can be provided through home support or other options. Formerly known as homes for the aged and nursing homes.

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Pregnancy / Postnatal

Services for new mothers and women who are, or want to be, pregnant.

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Transportation to medical appointments

Transportation for medical appointments.

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Walk-in medical clinics

Medical consultation and treatment for illnesses or injuries that do not need the attention of a hospital emergency department.

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