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filed November 24, 2017 under Home Care and Community Services Act, 1994, S.O. 1994, c. 26

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ontario regulation 438/17

made under the

Home Care and Community Services Act, 1994

Made: November 22, 2017
Filed: November 24, 2017
Published on e-Laws: November 24, 2017
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: December 9, 2017

Amending O. Reg. 386/99


1. The definition of “psychogeriatric consulting services” in subsection 1.1 (2) of Ontario Regulation 386/99 is amended by striking out “long-term care homes, community care access centres and other approved agencies” at the end and substituting “long-term care homes and approved agencies”.

2. The Regulation is amended by adding the following section:

8.1 A local health integration network that provides funding pursuant to section 28.5 of the Act to or on behalf of adults with acquired brain injuries to purchase homemaking services or personal support services is exempt from the provisions of this Regulation with respect to the maximum amount of those services.

3. The Regulation is amended by adding the following section:

Approvals under Subsection 28.5 (1) of the Act

10. (1) Homemaking services, personal support services and professional services are prescribed for the purposes of an approval by the Minister, under subsection 28.5 (1) of the Act, for a local health integration network to provide funding to or on behalf of the following persons to purchase a community service:

1. Children with complex medical needs.

2. Adults with acquired brain injuries.

3. Persons who are eligible for school health professional services under section 5 of this Regulation or are eligible for school health personal support services under section 7 of this Regulation and who are receiving satisfactory instruction at home in accordance with clause 21 (2) (a) of the Education Act.

4. Persons for whom the local health integration network determines that extraordinary circumstances exist that justify the provision of the funding.

(2) The local health integration network shall only provide funding for those services set out in the approval and in accordance with the terms and conditions of the approval.


4. (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

(2) Section 1 comes into force on the later of the day section 34 of the Patients First Act, 2016 comes into force and the day this Regulation is filed.