At Parker Home Health Care we work with you to facilitate any funding that is available.

Whether you live in your own home, in a retirement residence, or in a long term care facility, we can work with your occupational or physical therapist to determine the most appropriate mobility devices for your lifestyle and assist with funding.  If you are not currently working with a therapist, we can arrange an assessment for you with an ADP certified occupational therapist.  Our goal is to help you Live the Way You Want to Live…with Confidence!

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Financing Available - O.A.C

Financing is available on approved credit.  You can apply online for financing.  Please don’t hesitate to contact Parker Home Health Care if you have any questions, or need assistance with the on line application. 

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Assistive Devices Program (ADP)

The Ontario Ministry of Health has implemented the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) to assist financially with the purchase of many types of medical equipment for Ontario residents with a valid Ontario Health Card.

Product categories are listed below, call or visit Parker Home Health Care to talk to our knowledgeable funding experts:

  • Communication Devices
  • Diabetes Supplies
  • Enteral Feeding Supplies
  • Hearing Devices
  • Orthotic Devices
  • Ostomy Supplies
  • Pressure Modification Devices
  • Prosthetic Devices (Breast, Limb,Ocular, Maxillofacial)
  • Respiratory Devices
  • Visual Devices
  • Wheelchairs, Positioning and Ambulation Aids

Learn More About the Assistive Devices Program

Ministry of Community & Social Services

Ontario has two social assistance programs to help eligible residents of Ontario who are in financial need.

Ontario Works:  Ontario Works helps people who are in temporary financial need. This program offers both financial and employment assistance.

It offers two types of assistance:

  • Financial assistance, including:
    • income support to help with the costs of basic needs, like food, clothing and shelter
    • health benefits for clients and their families
  • Employment assistance to help clients find, prepare for and keep a job. This assistance may include:
      • workshops on resume writing and interviewing
      • job counselling
      • job-specific training
      • access to basic education, so clients can finish high school or improve their language skills

Learn More About Ontario Works

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP):  If you have a disability and need help with your living expenses, you may be eligible for the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

ODSP offers:

  • financial assistance to help you and your family with essential living expenses
  • benefits, for you and your family, including prescription drugs and vision care
  • help finding and keeping a job, and advancing your career

Learn More About ODSP

Easter Seals Financial Assistance

Direct financial assistance to individuals is the primary focus of Easter Seals Ontario.  Easter Seals provides direct financial assistance to children, youth and young adults with physical disabilities, to assist with the purchase of specialized mobility equipment and communication devices.

Who is eligible?

  • Children, youth and young adults up to the age of 19 years who are registered with Easter Seals Ontario
  • Children and youth must have a physical disability that restricts independent mobility and has an impact on performing daily living activities.  Eligibility does not extend to children with a primary diagnosis of developmental disabilities such as Autism or a correctable condition.

What is funded?

Easter Seals’ Financial Assistance Program picks up where the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care’s Assistive Devices Program (ADP), insurance and other family resources leave off.  Many ADP items are only partially funded.  Easter Seals helps make up the balance to a set limit.  Other items not funded by ADP may be funded.  Examples of items funded include, wheelchairs, ramps, porch and van lifts, and bathing and toileting equipment.

Learn More About Easter Seals Funding

General Motors (GM) Mobility Program

At General Motors, they know just how important mobility is if you have a disability.

That’s why they’ve created the GM Mobility Program. It’s designed to help people with disabilities access the resources they need, and get a reimbursement of up to $1,000 towards the cost of adapting an eligible new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac.*

To help you find the equipment and vehicle that’s right for you.  Visit Parker Home Health Care to discuss your vehicle mobility needs.

GM Canada Mobility Program

March of Dimes - Home and Vehicle Modification Program

The March of Dimes Canada’s Home & Vehicle Modification Program provides funding for basic home and/or vehicle modifications. The program is intended to assist permanent Ontario residents with a substantial impairment expected to last one year or more, with their disability management. By reducing or eliminating life safety risks, these modifications enable children and adults with mobility restrictions to continue living in their homes, avoid job loss and participate in their communities.

As there is limited funding, we encourage applicants to first access any other sources of available public or private funding of disability management programs or disability return to work programs before applying to this government funded program. Consumers who meet program criteria can apply for grant funding:

  • Up to $15,000 lifetime maximum for home modifications
  • Up to $15,000 every ten years for vehicle modifications

Learn More About March of Dimes Funding

President's Choice Children's Charity

They support children with special needs by providing financial grants for essential specialized equipment and essential therapies. Through individual grants, the charity is able to supply much needed resources and help provide a renewed sense of independence, dignity and freedom.

Who Applies for Assistance?
We receive applications from families whose children have been diagnosed with a range of disabilities including cerebral palsy, autism, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida and various developmental delays.

Requirements
To be considered a candidate for assistance, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Child (18 and under)
  • Diagnosed physical or developmental disability
  • Household annual income $70,000 or less
  • Must be a Canadian citizen and/or have permanent resident status in Canada

Learn More About President’s Choice Children’s Charity

Veterans Affairs

Disability Benefits

Disability benefits are financial payments provided to individuals who have a service-related disability.

To receive a disability benefit you must:

  1. have a diagnosed medical condition or disability; and
  2. be able to show that the condition or disability is related to your service.

Link To Veterans Affairs

Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB)

First Nations and Inuit Health

Health Canada provides eligible First Nations people and Inuit with a specified range of medically necessary health-related goods and services when they are not covered through private insurance plans or provincial/territorial health and social programs.

Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) include prescription drugs, over-the-counter medication, medical supplies and equipment, mental health counselling, dental care, vision care, and medical transportation.

A benefit will be considered for coverage when:

  • The item or service is on a NIHB Program benefit list or NIHB schedule;
  • It is intended for use in a home or other ambulatory care settings;
  • Prior approval or predetermination is obtained (if required);
  • It is not available through any other federal, provincial, territorial, or private health or social program;
  • The item is prescribed by a physician, dental care provider, or other health professional licensed to prescribe; and
  • The item is provided by a recognized provider.

Link To NIHB Program

Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit

The Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit is a refundable personal income tax credit for seniors and family members who live with them. If you qualify, you can claim up to $10,000 worth of eligible home improvements on your tax return. The amount of money you get back for these expenses is calculated as 15 per cent of the eligible expenses you claim. For example, if you spend and then claim $10,000 worth of eligible expenses, you could get $1,500 back.

The Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit can help with the costs of improving safety and accessibility in your home.

As a senior 65 years or older in Ontario, you could qualify for a tax credit to help with the cost of making your home safer and more accessible. For more information about the Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit, call:

  • 1-866-ONT-TAXS (668-8297)
  • 1-800-263-7776 for teletypewriter

Link to Healthy Home Renovation Tax Credit – Government of Ontario