Registration with Ageing and Disability Services (ADS) is required for home care providers (aka caregiving providers) with clients paid for, partially or in full, by the following government departments:
- Health Insurance Department (FutureCare and HIP Personal Home Care Benefit)
- Department of Financial Assistance
- Department of Social Insurance (War Veterans Benefit)
For information regarding the benefits and payment contact the benefit provider directly.
Types of Caregiving Providers:
There are three categories of caregiving providers:
- Personal Caregivers
- Nursing Associates (Geriatric Aides/Nursing Assistants)
- Registered Nurses
Caregiving providers can be self-employed or work under a Home Care Agency.
How to Register:
Complete and submit the correct application form with all required supporting documentation to email@example.com or directly to: ADS, Ministry of Health, Continental Building, 25 Church Street, Hamilton HM 12
- Self Employed Caregiver Provider Application Form
- Home Care Agency Application Form – Agencies are responsible for registering their staff under their application process
Find a Registered Caregiving Provider:
The Registration process provides basic security vetting and sets minimum qualification requirements for caregiving providers. It is the responsibility of each person to ensure the caregiving provider they hire meets their specific needs or the needs of their loved one. The public list of registered caregiving providers is updated periodically.