O. Reg. 112/14: PROVISION OF COMMUNITY SERVICES

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r14112
Published: 2014-05-01

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ontario regulation 112/14

made under the

Home Care and Community Services Act, 1994

Made: March 26, 2014
Filed: May 1, 2014
Published on e-Laws: May 1, 2014
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: May 17, 2014


Amending O. Reg. 386/99

(PROVISION OF COMMUNITY SERVICES)

1. The definition of “community care access centre” in section 1 of Ontario Regulation 386/99 is revoked and the following substituted:

“community care access centre” means an approved agency that is a community care access corporation within the meaning of the Community Care Access Corporations Act, 2001. (centre d’accès aux soins communautaires)

2. (1) Section 2.1 of the Regulation is amended by striking out “A community care access centre” at the beginning of the portion before paragraph 1 and substituting “An approved agency”.

(2) Section 2.1 of the Regulation is amended by adding the following subsection:

(2) A person is not eligible to receive personal support services if the person is a resident of a long-term care home under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007.

3. (1) Subsections 3 (1) and (2) of the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

(1) An approved agency shall not provide or arrange for more than the following number of hours of homemaking or personal support services or any combination of these services with respect to any one person:

1. 120 hours, in the first 30 days of service.

2. 90 hours, in any subsequent 30-day period.

(2) The maximum amounts referred to in subsection (1) also apply to the total number of hours of homemaking or personal support services or any combination of these services provided or arranged by more than one approved agency with respect to any one person.

(2.1) The maximum amounts referred to in subsections (1) and (2) apply only with respect to homemaking services and personal support services that are provided to a person at his or her place of residence.

(2) Subsection 3 (3) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “if a community care access centre determines” in the portion before clause (a) and substituting “if an approved agency that is a community care access centre determines”.

(3) Subsection 3 (4) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “a community care access centre shall not” and substituting “an approved agency shall not”.

4. Section 8 of the Regulation is amended by adding the following subsections:

(5) An approved agency is exempt from the provisions of this Regulation with respect to providing personal support services under any of the following policies of the Ministry:

1. The Long-Term Care Supportive Housing Policy.

2. The policy set out in the document entitled “Attendant Outreach Services — Policy Guidelines and Operational Standards”.

3. The policy set out in the document entitled “Self-Managed Attendant Services in Ontario — Direct Funding Pilot Project — Policy Guidelines”.

(6) An approved agency that is not a community care access centre and that provides or arranges for the provision of homemaking services, personal support services or professional services to persons with acquired brain injuries is exempt from the provisions of this Regulation with respect to those services.

(7) When a community care access centre determines that a person who requires personal support services should receive these services from an approved agency that is not a community care access centre, the community care access centre may refer the person to such an approved agency, and the community care access centre is exempt from section 22 of the Act in respect of that person.

(8) When an approved agency that is not a community care access centre determines that a person who requires personal support services should receive these services from a community care access centre, the approved agency may refer the person to a community care access centre, and the approved agency is exempt from section 22 of the Act in respect of that person.

Commencement

5. This Regulation comes into force on the later of July 1, 2014 and the day it is filed.

 

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