Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network - Home and Community Care

Record #: MHL0129
Last Modified: 21 May 2019
Last Full Update: 21 May 2019

Record Details

Description & Services

Alternate Name MH LHIN
Description Access to health care support at home, at school or in the community * care coordinators work with people in the community or leaving hospital to determine what help is needed and arrange for care * care is provided in community settings such as the home, school, residential facility or nursing community clinic * provides information about other community services and refers when appropriate 
Services available to eligible patients may include: 
Nurse practitioner 
Personal support 
Physiotherapy and occupational therapy 
Speech and language therapy 
Social work 
Nutrition and food counseling (dietitians) 
Palliative care 
Medical supplies and equipment 
Access to long-term care homes 
Access to supported living (adult day programs, supportive housing, retirement homes and assisted living) 
Health support in the school 
Specialized services for people living with specific health conditions 
Referral to other community supports 
Information and Referral - thehealthline.ca provides online access to health care information and services in Ontario, or call the referral phone service at 310-2222 - in English or 310-2272 - in French  
Children's Health Services - Special health services for children in both the home and school environment * supports children when health care provision is essential to a student’s participation and development in school programs * services are provided within public, private or home-based schools 
Health Links - Designed to help high-needs patients such as seniors and people with multiple health conditions, stay safe at home and out of hospital and emergency rooms * provides an enhanced level of care through improved coordination of care and communication between health care providers, including primary care, hospitals, long-term care, mental health and addictions and community support services * there are 7 Health Links in Mississauga Halton area 
Health Care Connect - Refers people who do not have a doctor to a family health care provider who may be accepting new patients * once registered, program participants are assigned to a Care Connector employed by the LHIN - Home and Community Care * Care Connectors work with family doctors and nurse practitioners who are accepting new patients 
In-Home Services - Health care services to people in their own homes 
Mental Health and Addictions Nurses - Assessments, interventions and support to students and families with mental health and or addiction issues * consultation to school staff in regards to mental health and/or addiction issues as appropriate 
Placement Services - Determine eligibility for admission to long-term care facilities and prioritize and manage the admission process * support and information is provided to applicants and their families prior to and during the admission process 
Nursing Clinics - Nursing services for ambulatory patients at clinics located in the community 
Supported Living - Information and/or assessment for Adult Day Programs (ADS), Retirement Homes, Supports for Daily Living or Supportive Housing 
Other Mississauga Halton LHIN - Home and Community Care office locations: 
Etobicoke Office 
401 The West Mall, Suite 1001 
Etobicoke, ON, M5C 5J5 
Milton Office 
611 Holly Avenue 
Unit 203  
Milton, Ontario L9T 0K4
Hours Office: Daily 8:30am-9pm
Open to public: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
On-call Care Coordinator: 9pm-8:30am
Areas Served Etobicoke - west ; Halton Region ; Mississauga/Halton - Excluding Malton
Eligibility People of all ages who are facing the challenges of age, illness, injury, or disability
Application Residents who have a valid Ontario Health Card are eligible to apply for in-home services (home care) and for admission to long term care facilities
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has set criteria for eligibility
Eligibility is determined by the LHIN - Home and Community Care Coordinator
Fees None ; Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Languages English ; French ; For other languages, interpretation services available

Contact Information

Address & Map
2655 North Sheridan Way, Suite 140
Mississauga, ON L5K 2P8
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Transit Information Mississauga Transit Info 905-615-4636
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-855-9090
Fax 905-855-8989
Toll Free Phone 1-877-336-9090
Website healthcareathome.ca/mh/en
Primary Contact Laura Zilke, Communications Strategist, Mississauga Halton Local health Integration Network; Phone: (Business) 905-855-9090 ext 2032; Email: laura.zilke@lhins.on.ca
Primary Executive Sharon Lee Smith, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Mississauga Halton Local health Integration Network; Phone: (Business) 905-337-7131

Other Details

Print Material Brochures, Fact Sheets, Annual Report
Established 2004
Funding Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Service Level (30) Provincial Government ; (50) Non Profit

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