CCAC Wait listing for Personal Support Workers (PSWs)

Monday, December 12, 2016
In the News
National news

The Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) CCAC has been putting all patients on a waitlist for Personal Support Worker (PSW) services, including patients requiring palliative care. There were a number of stories in the news in December about this:  

Families shouldering burden as home care dwindles for dying patients  

This is a tremendous challenge for many families and individuals. CHPCP has received a number of questions about support and our response has been to try and connect people with resources and information that could help to support families with caregiving. Please refer to the section on Supporting Someone With a Serious Illness or at End-of-Life.