Really!? Hire home care services with public funds!
It seems to me as if this may be a ground breaking concept. What a way to bring in a weekend. What are your thoughts!?
TORONTO – Patients should be able to directly hire their own home care services using public health care funds, a new policy white paper by the Ontario Tories says.
Ontarians would still be able to choose the current route to home care services through a provider such as a Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), the paper says.
“If a senior needs more frequent visits from a personal support worker, but doesn’t need help with meal preparation, she and her family should have the flexibility to make sure the available home care money is spent in the best possible way,” the white paper, entitled A Healthier Ontario, says. more here: http://www.torontosun.com/2013/02/07/let-patients-hire-their-own-home-care-service-ontario-tories