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Implemented by the federal government, it is a procedure that provides financial assistance in situations where two seniors, married or common-law, have to live apart for reasons beyond their control. For example, when one of the spouses must live in a CHSLD, while the other continues to live at home. Involuntary separation will then be implemented if the fees related to the CHSLD place the person in a difficult financial situation. In this example, the involuntary separation would allow the couple to obtain an amount higher than the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) program.
Are you taking care of a loved one who is experiencing loss of autonomy and would like some support in the daily tasks you provide for them? Did you know that your loved one could receive home care services through the service employment paycheque program? Generally speaking, the service employment paycheque is a number of hours of home care services allocated to a person experiencing loss of autonomy. Here is what you need to know about this program.
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