Nursing home care in Canada

Long-term care facilities in Canada exist under three types: public, subsidized and private. Public and subsidized differ only in their ownership, all other aspects of funding, admission criteria, cost to the individuals are all regulated by the Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services.[1]

Private facilities are completely independent from government ownership and funding, they have their own admission criteria. They must maintain certain provincial standards, and they require licensing from the ministry.

Footnotes

  1. ^ "IndexSanté". Retrieved 8 March 2012. 


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