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Ontario’s Costs

  • In 2014, 20,000 people were waiting for nursing home placements alone. The average wait time was 155 days.
  • 24 hour Home Health Care provided by a personal support worker (PSW) in Toronto costs an average of $4366 per month.
  • In 2009, the average waiting period for urgent long-term care beds was 103 days and for non-urgent care, the wait time was 618 days.
  • Long-term care means shorter hospital stays and more outpatient treatment and care.
  • Over the next 35 years, the cost of providing long-term care will be $1.2 trillion dollars in current dollar values.
  • 37.5% of all nursing home residents in Ontario are under the age of 64.
  • The demand for long-term care beds increased by 85% during the years 2005 to 2012.

 

LTC , Ontario Costs,  July 1, 2012 Statistics

Room Type

Monthly Cost

Annual Cost

Basic 4 Bed Room

$1,674.14

$20,089.66

Semi-Private Room

$1,947.89

$23,374.68

Preferred Private Room

$2,274.86

$27,298.32

Additional Services

Monthly Cost

Annual Cost

Stocking Application

$168

$2016

Stocking Removal

$84

$1008

Daily Glucometer Check

$372

$4464

Twice Daily Eye Drops

$396

$4752

Continence Care

$505

$6060

Tray Service In Room

$500

$6000

Laundry (Once Weekly)

$96

$1152

Make Bed/Clean Bathroom

$186

$2232

Total

$2,307

$27,684

Combined Total

Preferred Private Room

$54,982.32

 

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