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Tenants manage their own lifestyle, sign a lease with the landlord and participate fully in community living.
Trained support staff are available 24 hours a day to assist with personal care needs, homemaking and other activities associated with independent living. Maximum of 6 hours of attendant care per day (scheduled and unscheduled visits). Maximum of 180 hours of attendant care per month.
About the Program: Support staff is available on-site 24 hours per day. Services are provided on a pre-scheduled ‘block of time’ basis. Services are designed to be as flexible as possible to meet individual needs.
Please note: Tenants are responsible for all expenses including rent, utilities, food, etc. Fees may apply.
The Outreach program provides assistance with personal care and activities of daily living to individuals throughout the City of Greater Sudbury.
About the Program: Attendants can provide assistance with a wide range of activities of daily living. Services are designed to meet the individual’s needs at home, work or an educational facility. Services are available at different intervals throughout the day. Hours of service extend from 6:00 am to midnight, 365 days a year. Services are provided on a pre-scheduled ‘block of time’ basis with a maximum of 21 hours per week, no more than 3 visits per day. Individuals must have a contingency plan in the event of service disruption.
Assistance is available for: Personal hygiene, bathing/showering and washing, rising and retiring, dressing/undressing, tracheotomy care (where needs are stable), bowel and bladder routine, essential communication, positioning and transferring, mobility, exercising, assistance with eating, meal preparation, and light house cleaning/home management (max. 2 hours/week).
Please note: Homemaking service needs cannot exceed personal care needs. Fees may apply.
ICAN’s Enhanced Congregate Care (ECC) Unit is an independent living program where four people deemed ‘ALC’ live in a shared setting.
The ECC units are wheelchair accessible and offer four bedrooms, two bathrooms and are equipped with ceiling track lifts in all bedrooms and bathrooms. ICAN provides full support services 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year. Staff are present in unit from 7 a.m to 11 p.m. daily. Overnight staff are available by appointment or by use of a call bell.
Please note: A daily per diem rate is charged based on income. This includes rent, groceries, cable, phone, basic hygiene products and cleaning supplies. Fees may apply.
In partnership with Health Sciences North.
The Donato House is a 2-bedroom barrier-free home right on the ICAN property.
About the Donato House: A modern furnished two bedroom, one bathroom, and fully accessible house. Trained Independent Living Assistants on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Modest daily fee which includes meals, bed linens, towels, cleaning, accommodation and assistance from our professional and courteous staff. A lifeline pendant is also supplied.
It is short-term client housing, for people who are: Transitioning from hospital to home, transitioning from hospital to long-term care, transitioning from hospital to a retirement residence or in a situation where caregiver relief or respite is temporarily needed.
Your stay at the Donato House includes ICAN’s trained support staff available to assist with personal care needs, homemaking and activities of daily living.