Purpose of the Program

  • The client’s caregiver requires a rest or needs to be away for a specific event
  • The client requires a 24-hour assessment for a new treatment
  • A transition to long-term care is beneficial for the client and the caregiver

Access to the Program

  • All arrangements are made through the Central East Community Care Access Centre, Peterborough, at 705-743-2212
  • Each client can use up to 90 days of respite care per calendar year
  • Cost is set by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
  • The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care set the daily rate for respite care at $42.28 effective July 1, 2023