Case for Cost Effective Home Care

Seniors want to stay in their homes

Seniors want to stay in their own homes

NB Special Care Home Association – New Brunswickers want to stay in their homes. The Long-Term Care Strategy published in 2007 highlighted remaining in the home as the number one request made by seniors.

In home care is not only desired & effective but cost efficient Provincial and national reports have proven that home care is the most cost effective care model resulting in enormous savings for government and stronger communities of seniors contributing to their local economies.

The New Brunswick Government wrote in their Long Term Care Strategy Report, published in 2007.

“This long-term strategy is based on a province wide consultation process and the input received from more than 1,000 New Brunswickers. When we asked New Brunswickers what high quality long-term care should look like, the response was overwhelming.”

“Families told us that they need help to continue to provide good care to their seniors at home. Seniors told us that they want to stay at home for as long as possible and need more supports to do that.”

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