Accommodation standards, forms and publications
Supportive living and long-term care
- Accommodation Standards and Licensing Information Guide
- Reportable Incidents Form
- Complaint Decision Appeal Form
- Search the supportive living accommodation and long-term care facility public reporting Information
- Read all continuing care publications
The Supportive Living Accommodation Standards assist the province in monitoring compliance for accommodations and accommodation services in supportive living accommodations.
The standards support a safe and comfortable environment that increases the quality of life for Albertans residing in supportive living accommodations. The standards are mandatory for all supportive living facilities where four or more people live together.
- Supportive Living Accommodation Licensing Act
- Supportive Living Accommodation Standards and Checklist April 2010
- License Application / License Renewal Form
- Supportive Living Guide
The Long-Term Care Accommodation Standards assist the province in monitoring compliance of accommodations and accommodation services in long-term care facilities, sometimes referred to as nursing homes or auxiliary hospitals.
The standards support a safe and comfortable environment that increases the quality of life for Albertans residing in long-term care facilities. The standards are mandatory for all long-term care facilities in the province.
Long-term care accommodation fees
Long-term care fees will be raised on January 1, 2013. The maximum accommodation charge that operators can apply in long-term care facilities will increase by 5% or a maximum daily increase of $2.80, effective January 1, 2013.
- Private room – $58.70 per day from $55.90, a maximum increase of $2.80 per day (average monthly maximum of $1,785);
- Semi-Private room – $50.80 per day from $48.40, a maximum increase of $2.40 per day (average monthly maximum of $1,545); and
- Standard Room – $48.15 per day from $45.85, a maximum increase of $2.30 per day (average monthly maximum of $1,465).
Read the newsrelease and background for more details – September 27, 2012
Alberta Seniors Benefit
Seniors receiving benefits through the Alberta Seniors Benefit (ASB) program saw an increase to their January 2011 ASB payment. Benefits are calculated to ensure that seniors have a minimum of $265 in disposable income every month for items such as clothing, toiletries, stationery and newspapers.
- This minimum monthly disposable income for seniors in long-term care is among the highest in Canada.