Care services

The term “care services” has a specific meaning in the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA). Care services include health care, rehabilitation, and therapy. It also includes services that help people with daily activities, like:  

  • taking prescription drugs 
  • feeding
  • bathing and dressing 
  • changing bedpans and adult diapers  
  • moving around, such as walking, using a cane, or using a wheelchair  

Other care services include nursing care and personal emergency response services 

More care services 

You can also get housekeeping, recreational services, laundry, or help with transportation. But these are only considered care services if you also get one of the services listed in the care services section above.  

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