If you have a patient with an acute or chronic care need that is not met with current treatment and supports, Home and Community Care can provide a variety of services to help. In addition, the home assesses and determines eligibility for long-term care and completes applications where appropriate.
Hours of operation:
Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Inquiries: Daily 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Fax referrals to Community Access Team at 1-866-839-7299.
Make an electronic referral
You can contact us or make a request for an assessment for services on the Contact Us page of our public website at healthcareathome.ca/southeast/en/Contact-Us
When you refer a patient:
Your patient will also be assessed for in-home or in-community professional services from the following, as appropriate:
- completes a comprehensive psycho-social, functional and health assessment
- develops, or works with you to develop, a care plan to support transitions from hospital to home and to safely remain in the community.
- links the patient to the appropriate health system and community resources (e.g. Meals on Wheels, transportation, day programs, etc.)
nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, dietitians, speech language pathologists, social workers, personal support workers.
Common OHIP Billing Codes
Home and Community Care advice and services are covered by OHIP. Below, please find the common billing codes to be used.
- KO70 for completing a referral
- K071 and K072 for acute and chronic home care supervision (for personally providing medical advice, direction or information to delegated health-care staff)
- K124 for a case conference regarding a Home and Community Care patient. Note the K124 requires participation by the physician most responsible for the care of the patient and at least two (2) other participants that include physicians, regulated social workers, employees of Home and Community Care and/or regulated health professionals.