Continuing Care - Home Care

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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Home care is available to all Nova Scotians who need help with care in their homes and communities. This service is offered through the Continuing Care offices. Home care services supplement the help people already receive from their family, friends or community.

Through home care, people are able to remain as independent as possible by staying in their home and community. It is always the first option for care in the community. Home care services include:

  • Home support (such as personal care, respite and essential housekeeping)
  • Nursing (such as dressing changes, catheter care, intravenous therapy and palliative care)

Eligibility

Eligibility is assessed by a continuing care coordinator

Service Info

Service Website:
https://novascotia.ca/dhw/ccs/home-care.asp

Application Process:
Applications are accepted by telephone * The one number to call to connect with Continuing Care services is 1-800-225-7225 (toll free across North America)

A care coordinator will help you assess your needs and the services that would best meet them. If you are already a client of Continuing Care, but feel your needs have changed, contact your care coordinator.

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

Documents Required:
Assessment by a continuing care coordinator

Fees:
Varies * Home care fees are based on your income and the type of services you need * A care coordinator will confirm costs during your assessment

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:
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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:
https://novascotia.ca/dhw/ccs/home-care.asp

Application Process:
Applications are accepted by telephone * The one number to call to connect with Continuing Care services is 1-800-225-7225 (toll free across North America)

A care coordinator will help you assess your needs and the services that would best meet them. If you are already a client of Continuing Care, but feel your needs have changed, contact your care coordinator.

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

Documents Required:
Assessment by a continuing care coordinator

Fees:
Varies * Home care fees are based on your income and the type of services you need * A care coordinator will confirm costs during your assessment

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

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

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