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TCC Eligibility Criteria

Caledon Community Services’ Transitional Care Centre is located on the ground floor of the Pinnacle View Seniors Residence in Alton. The centre operates 24.7.365 and serves individuals who are medically stable but require additional support in one of the following circumstances:

  • Discharge from hospital and/or post-operative support
  • Short stay respite support/caregiver relief
  • Waiting for Long Term Care Placement (LTC) through the Wait at Home Program

The TCC has one single room and one double room; the centre can serve three clients at one time. Personal Support Workers (PSWs) provide individuals with assistance and support with activities of daily living such as: bathing; dressing; medication; meals and rehabilitation plans.

Individuals can stay at the TCC between 7-30 days; those admitted in the Wait at Home Program can stay at TCC for the duration of the program, which is 50 days. Services at the TCC cost $45.00 per night; individuals are billed for minimum of 7 days at admission and then again at the beginning of each week for the duration of their stay. Laundry services are extra and are billed @ $4.00 per load.

Client Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be 55 years of age or older.
  • Have a permanent residence in the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).
  • Be able to transfer (move) with minimal assistance from one Personal Support Worker.
  • Be able to use the washroom independently; the washroom is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Be medically stable; all acute health care needs must be met prior to admission.
  • Be able to remain in the TCC safely and be unsupervised for short periods of time; individuals who wander will not be admitted.
  • Be free of communicable diseases including, but not limited to; MRSA or C-Diff.
  • Have a realistic and attainable care plan with a discharge destination and date.
  • Be able to direct their care.
  • Have a support person who is available to transport them to appointments; deliver medications & personal belongings etc. while they are at the TCC.

To make a referral please contact (905) 584-2300 ex. 225