Seniors' use of home care - ARCHIVED

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In 2003, 15% of seniors living in private households received some form of home care. Over half of seniors who had home care received it from formal sources only services entirely or partially covered by government, private agencies or volunteers. Housework was the most common type of home care received by seniors. Four in ten seniors who needed help moving about in their house, and one-third of those who needed help with personal care, did not receive home care.

Issue Number: 2005004
Author(s): Carriere, Gisèle

Main Product: Health Reports

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PDFOctober 17, 2006