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Date updated: February 6, 2019

Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors

The Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors (PACAS) is a volunteer council of thirteen individuals from throughout the province. PACAS advises and informs the Provincial Government on issues, concerns, and requirements of older adults. The Council ensures that the Provincial Government considers the perspective of older adults when developing current and future policies for…

Long-Term Care Facilities and Personal Care Homes

Seniors often call asking for information that will help them stay in their home or move. The government of NL funds the Regional Health Authorities to subsidize a variety of options available to eligible seniors. These residential options include: Long-Term Care [Nursing Home] Facilities and Personal Care Homes

Labrador-Grenfell Health. Long Term Care

Labrador-Grenfell Health long term care services include: Regional assessment and placement Recreational therapy Planning and direction for long term care beds in St. Anthony, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador City, and Forteau There is a single point of entry.

Eastern Health. Long Term Care

Three long-term care options are available to individuals depending on their care needs: Personal care homes –  for-profit businesses that usually provide a lower level of nursing and personal care to residents than Nursing homes. Nursing homes – Long Term Care Facilities Protective Community Residences Admission to long-term care facilities is taken care of by…

Central Health. Long-Term Care

Long-term care options are available to individuals depending on their care needs. Review the: Long Term Care Information Booklet for residents and families (and determine how to give comments and other feedback on long term care) Philosophy of care in long term care First Link Education Series (publication of Alzheimer Society NL Provincial Review Report…

Get Prepared (Public Safety Canada)

Created by Public Safety Canada, this site offers practical advice on how to prepare your home or workplace for potential emergency situations such as earthquakes, storms or other disasters. Get Prepared includes a downloadable emergency preparedness guide. There are English and French versions of the site

Western Health. Financial Assessment

Individuals wishing to get home supports and other benefits must have a financial assessment based on their net income to see if they are eligible for a subsidy. And then provide this link: https://www.releases.gov.nl.ca/releases/2018/exec/1001n01.aspx

Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (PLIAN)

The Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland and Labrador provides general information and education about the law to all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians, with the intent of increasing access to resources, information and justice. PLIAN has developed a number of publications about many different areas of the law: Wills and Estates; Family Law; Criminal Law; Other…

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