Ontario regulation 677/00
made under the
long-term care act, 1994
Made: December 13, 2000
Filed: December 21, 2000
Amending O. Reg. 386/99
(Provision of Community Services)
1. Section 3 of Ontario Regulation 386/99 is amended by adding the following subsection:
(4) In determining the maximum amount of personal support services that may be provided to a person under this section, a community care access centre shall not include any personal support school services provided under section 7.
2. The Regulation is amended by adding the following section:
Eligibility for Personal Support School Services
7. (1) In this section,
“school” means a private school as defined in subsection 1 (1) of the Education Act;
“personal support school services” means the following personal support services that are provided to a person who is enrolled as a pupil at a school on the school premises or during a school trip or activity outside the school premises or that are provided to a person who is receiving satisfactory instruction at home in accordance with clause 21 (2) (a) of the Education Act and are necessary in order for the person to be able to receive instruction:
1. Personal hygiene activities.
2. Routine personal activities of living.
3. Training of school personnel to provide the services referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 to persons enrolled as pupils at the school and assisting the personnel in providing them.
4. The provision of medical and personal equipment necessary to the provision of the services referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2.
(2) A community care access centre shall not provide personal support school services to a person unless the person meets the following eligibility criteria:
1. The person must be enrolled as a pupil at a school or be receiving satisfactory instruction at home in accordance with clause 21 (2) (a) of the Education Act.
2. The person must require the services,
i. in order to be able to attend school, participate in school routines and receive instruction, or
ii. in order to be able to receive satisfactory instruction at home in accordance with clause 21 (2) (a) of the Education Act.
3. The person must be an insured person under the Health Insurance Act.
4. The school or home in which the service is to be provided must have the physical features necessary to enable the service to be provided.
5. The risk that a service provider who provides the service to the person who requires it will suffer serious physical harm while providing the service,
i. must not be significant, or
ii. if it is significant, the service provider must be able to take reasonable steps to reduce the risk so that it is no longer significant.
(3) A community care access centre that provides personal support school services under this section to a person who is receiving satisfactory instruction at home in accordance with clause 21 (2) (a) of the Education Act shall not provide more than six hours of those services a day to that person, five days a week.