Assisted Living Services

Nurse Taking Care of Patients

Funded by Central and Central East LHINs, Carefirst is committed to offering a “Holistic Care for Seniors” program for high-risk seniors who are frail or cognitively impaired while able to live in their own home safely with or without family support. This comprehensive and diverse program serves not only to fulfill the seniors’ daily needs, but also to provide them a care continuum in the community.

Service Objectives

  • Using Carefirst’s INTEGRATE Model for care in coordinating a basket of community services to enhance seniors remain safely at home
  • Reduce unnecessary and/or avoidable hospital/ER visits
  • Reduce unnecessary and/or avoidable Long-Term Care home admissions

Core Services

Assisted Living Services (ALS) is a “Holistic Care for Seniors” program to provide core services to those eligible seniors.

The 4 core services include:


Personal Support

Assistance with personal hygiene, dressing, and ambulation and monitoring medication use



Meal preparation, light house-cleaning, laundry, essential grocery shopping, etc.


Security Checks

  • Security checks/reassurance services including visits to assure client health and safety
  • Services will be delivered on a scheduled basis to address the individual needs of seniors and ensure their well being
  • Unscheduled services can be arranged for emergency basis


Care Coordination

The Client Service Coordinator (CSC) uses Carefirst’s INTEGRATE Model of care to intensively case manage client’s unique needs incorporating a client- and family-centred framework to meet the various needs of the high-risk seniors. Also, Carefirst’s Assisted Living Service applies interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary team base approach to enable easy access for the seniors and their caregivers through a network of services and a continuum of “wrap around” care.
A Basket of Community Support Services includes:
  • Personal Care
  • Home Care
  • Transportation
  • Adult Day Program
  • Meals-on-Wheels
  • Friendly Visiting
  • Interpretation and Escort


For those frail, cognitively impaired and socially isolated seniors who have the complex care needs while living in approved geographic service areas.

For more info on Assisted Living Services:
Call: (416) 502-2323