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Close to Home: A Strategy for Long-Term Care and Community Support Services 2012

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Country Resources Disability Strategies and Plans Newfoundland and Labrador 1 January 2012 Policy document elderly care

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"Vision: Individuals and families requiring long-term care and community support services will achieve optimal independence and quality of life in their homes and communities.

Mission: Individuals and families receiving long-term care and community support services will be assisted in a manner that:
· addresses health and social needs;
· optimizes rights and participation in decision making;
· encourages choice, independence and mobility; and,
· demonstrates standards of quality in all aspects of service provision."

This strategy includes specifically addresses the long-term care and community support services system provides services to seniors, adults and children with disabilities, and individuals
requiring professional services while at home or following hospitalization.

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