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Our family member is having difficulty living on their own and we are concerned. What is the first step to apply for residency at the Boyne Lodge?
The first step is to contact Home Care Services in the Carman region at 745-5573. Your family member may be able to remain in their home with home care services, Home care is the first contact for Personal Care Home (PCH) placement. However, an individual person or family may also make a referral. See this link at Southern Health-Santé Sud for more info on Home Care Services.
What does paneling mean? How does one become paneled?
Individuals are paneled to determine the need for placement in supportive housing or a personal care home. See this link at Southern Health-Santé Sud for PCH placement. A doctor’s referral is not needed for a person to be paneled. At this time, we do not have supportive housing available in the Carman area.
Do you have to be a resident of the area to become a resident at the Boyne Lodge?
No it is not necessary to be a resident of the area to become a resident of Boyne Lodge.
If I live in the Boyne Towers, will I get into the Boyne Lodge sooner?
No. Boyne Towers is an apartment complex under the auspices of the Manitoba Housing Authority and administered by Southern Health-Santé Sud’s local Director of Health Services, Helen Hoeppner. Residents of the Boyne Towers follow the same paneling process as any other person.
What does it cost to be a resident at Boyne Lodge?
The cost of personal care services are shared between Manitoba Health, Healthy Living and Seniors and the resident. The cost is a daily charge based on income. The daily charge is reviewed each year. Based on your latest Notice of Assessment, the minimum daily charge is $36.40 and the maximum daily charge is $85. You can read more about the cost of personal care services at these sites: Questions and Answers or Guide to Personal Care Services