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Term: Assisted Living

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-01-25


Independent-living or shared-care housing. Usually for young disabled individuals with similar level of care needs. There is an orderly on-site to assist these individuals. If professional help is required (e.g. RN), this would be scheduled separately. Paid for by invoice on a monthly basis and NOT captured in the Manitoba Support Services Payroll (MSSP) Database.

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  • Roos NP, Stranc L, Peterson S, Mitchell L, Bogdanovic B, Shapiro E. A Look at Home Care in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2001. [Report] [Summary] (View)
  • Roos NP, Mitchell L, Peterson S, Shapiro E. Perspectives on Home Care Data Requirements. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2001. [Report] (View)

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