Long Term Care

Admission Process

All placements for long-term care are done through the Scarborough Community Care Access Centre.

The steps in the process are as follows:


  • The Client or his/her family contacts CCAC – Community Care Access Centre

  • The CCAC assesses client needs to determine service requirements.

  • Client and family complete application.

  • CCAC determines eligibility for LTC Facility Placement

  • Applications forwarded to 3 facilities of client’s choice

  • Facility must notify CCAC within 5 business days of decision to approve or not approve application. If approved, the facility will also designate which unit would be appropriate for admission.

  • Once the application is approved applicant is placed on Facility Wait list according to priority rating.

  • The facility notifies CCAC in writing whenever there is a bed vacancy.

  • The bed is offered to the next applicant on wait list appropriate to requested accommodation and unit designation.

  • Admission is scheduled.



Long Term Care