Extendicare Peterborough

The Admissions Process

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We understand that the transition into a long-term care home is a change in your lifestyle, whether coming from a hospital or the community, and we will strive to help make it as smooth as possible.

In Ontario, the local Home and Community Care Support Services coordinates all applications to long-term care homes.

Here are the three main steps in the process:

  1. HCCSS will assess your needs to ensure long-term care is the right care setting for you.
  2. HCCSS provides you with lists, including wait times, and other basic information about the homes in your community.
  3. HCCSS can help you choose and apply to a maximum of five homes.

For more information on the admissions process visit your local HCCSS website or hssontario.ca