Continuing Care - Protection of Persons in Care Act

Provided by: Government of Nova Scotia - Department of Health and Wellness (aka DHW)

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Contact Details

Toll-Free:
1-800-225-7225
Across North America

Website:
https://novascotia.ca/dhw/ccs

Service Description

* COVID-19 UPDATE - Government services have been affected by COVID-19 * Visit website for information on service delivery during the pandemic https://novascotia.ca/dhw/

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Protects patients or residents 16 years of age and older receiving care in hospitals or living in residential care facilities, nursing homes or homes for the aged or disabled persons under the Homes for Special Care Act, group homes or residential centres under the Children and Family Services Act.

The Act makes it mandatory for service providers or administrators of health facilities under the Act to promptly report all allegations of abuse or instances of abuse.  Anyone else may report abuse under this Act.
 

Eligibility

Ages 16 years and older

Service Info

Service Website:
http://www.novascotia.ca/dhw/ppcact

Application Process:
Legislation requires that you report all allegations of abuse or instances of abuse by calling the toll-free number * If you feel the person may be in immediate danger, call 911.

If you are calling from outside North America, about someone who lives in a community serviced by the Nova Scotia Health Authority, please call the appropriate number below:

* Annapolis and Kings Counties: 902-487-0297
* Cape Breton County, Northern and Central Inverness County and Victoria County: 902-487-0298
* Colchester County and Municipality of East Hants: 902-487-0296
* Cumberland County: 902-487-0296
* Guysborough, Antigonish and Richmond Counties and the southern portion of Inverness County: 902-487-0298
* Halifax Regional Municipality and Hants County: 902-487-0607
* Pictou County: 902-487-0296
* Lunenburg and Queens Counties: 902-487-0297
* Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties: 902-487-0297

Fees:
No fees

Languages:
English * French speaking care coordinators are available in certain areas of the province

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

Locations

Continuing Care Program

Private Location
, NS

TollFree:
1-800-225-7225
Across North America

Website:
https://novascotia.ca/dhw/ccs

Accessibility:
Not applicable

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Continuing Care Program (aka Continuing Care Services)

Address:
Private Location
NS

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Mailing Address:
Department of Health and Wellness
PO Box 488
Halifax, NS B3J 2R8

Site Info

Toll-Free:
1-800-225-7225
Across North America

Website:
https://novascotia.ca/dhw/ccs

Site Hours:

Monday:
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Thursday:
Friday:
Saturday:
Sunday:

8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm

Accessibility:
Not applicable

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

Service Info

Service Website:
http://www.novascotia.ca/dhw/ppcact

Application Process:
Legislation requires that you report all allegations of abuse or instances of abuse by calling the toll-free number * If you feel the person may be in immediate danger, call 911.

If you are calling from outside North America, about someone who lives in a community serviced by the Nova Scotia Health Authority, please call the appropriate number below:

* Annapolis and Kings Counties: 902-487-0297
* Cape Breton County, Northern and Central Inverness County and Victoria County: 902-487-0298
* Colchester County and Municipality of East Hants: 902-487-0296
* Cumberland County: 902-487-0296
* Guysborough, Antigonish and Richmond Counties and the southern portion of Inverness County: 902-487-0298
* Halifax Regional Municipality and Hants County: 902-487-0607
* Pictou County: 902-487-0296
* Lunenburg and Queens Counties: 902-487-0297
* Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties: 902-487-0297

Fees:
No fees

Languages:
English * French speaking care coordinators are available in certain areas of the province

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

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