O. Reg. 367/94: GRANTS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIESSkip to content
|current||June 10, 1994 – (e-Laws currency date)|
Ministry of Community and Social Services Act
Loi sur le ministère des Services sociaux et communautaires
ONTARIO REGULATION 367/94
GRANTS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Consolidation Period: From June 10, 1994 to the e-Laws currency date.
This Regulation is made in English only.
1. (1) In this Regulation,
“attendant worker” means a worker who provides any of the attendant services referred to in subsection (2). O.Reg. 367/94, s. 1 (1).
(2) The following are attendant services for the purpose of this Regulation:
1. Turning a person in bed, lifting a person, positioning a person or transferring a person from one place to another.
2. Assisting a person with washing, bathing, showering, shaving or personal grooming.
3. Assisting a person with dressing or undressing.
4. Catheterization, emptying and changing a leg bag, assisting a person with using the toilet or otherwise assisting a person with urination or bowel routines.
5. Assisting a person with breathing, caring for a tracheostomy or caring for respiratory equipment.
6. Assisting a person with eating.
7. Assisting a person with meal preparation, dishwashing, laundry or other housekeeping tasks.
8. Assisting a person with essential communication. O.Reg. 367/94, s. 1 (2).
2. (1) If the Minister of Health makes a grant to an organization, agency or other entity under subsection 11.1 (2) of the Act by virtue of the powers transferred to the Minister of Health by Order in Council number 1309/94 dated May 18, 1994, it is a condition of the grant that the organization, agency or entity shall not transfer the grant to anyone other than an eligible person. O.Reg. 367/94, s. 2 (1).
(2) A person is an eligible person for the purpose of this section if,
(a) the person is at least 16 years old;
(b) the person requires attendant services as a result of a permanent physical disability;
(c) the attendant services required by the person include attendant services referred to in at least two of paragraphs 1 to 8 of subsection 1 (2), and at least one of the attendant services required by the person is referred to in paragraph 1, 2, 3 or 4 of subsection 1 (2);
(d) the attendant services required by the person have been stable over a period of at least one year;
(e) the person’s care requirements can be met while the person resides in his or her home;
(f) the person understands the nature of his or her disability and its impact on his or her ability to carry out the essential activities of daily living;
(g) the person is aware of the type of attendant services he or she requires, the times at which he or she requires the attendant services, the number of hours of attendant services he or she requires and the manner in which the attendant services should be provided;
(h) the person is capable of scheduling his or her attendant services and of making alternative arrangements to ensure that his or her requirements for attendant services are met in the event that an attendant worker is not available at a scheduled time;
(i) the person is capable of training or arranging the training of, supervising, instructing and otherwise communicating with attendant workers;
(j) the person is capable of recruiting, hiring and dismissing attendant workers;
(k) the person is capable of understanding and carrying out the responsibilities that he or she would face as an employer of one or more attendant workers;
(l) the person is capable of managing and accounting for the expenditure of the funds that the organization, agency or entity would grant to him or her;
(m) the person is capable of evaluating the attendant services he or she would receive and of communicating his or her evaluation to others; and
(n) the person is prepared to undertake the functions referred to in clauses (h) to (m) and to assume the responsibility and risks inherent in undertaking those functions. O.Reg. 367/94, s. 2 (2).