Seniors sometimes find themselves in circumstances in which the care they require cannot be adequately provided in the home. Long-term care facilities, commonly referred to as "nursing homes" or "homes for the aged", are regulated by the Nova Scotia government. Applications and admission to these facilities are handled through Continuing Care Nova Scotia.
If there is a concern about the services of a retirement home, you can contact Continuing Care Nova Scotia to connect with Continuing Care services is 1-800-225-7225. Out of province callers, please call 1-902-424-4288.