Innovations in Housing Stability: Spruce Corners, Apsley

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The innovation: The LHIN’s two-hour/day home care allocation is combined to provide full-time services for eight people, filling the gap between independent living and long-term care

Lead and partners:

  • Peterborough Housing Corporation (PHC): Owner and property manager
  • Canadian Red Cross: Support services

People served: Frail seniors

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“It’s a magical place. It’s the clustered care that works.”  Darlene Cook, General Manager and CEO, Peterborough Housing Corporation
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Additional Resources

Sample Assisted Living Services (ALS) Agreement
A formal agreement between housing providers and support providers can help ensure everyone is shares the same understanding of goals, roles and responsibilities.
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(Microsoft Word Document)
Sample Consent Form
Having a consent form in place helps to ensure good support. See a sample based on Spruce Corners here.
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