Policies, Directives and Resources

Legislation, Directives, Policies (all sectors)
Funding and Allocations
HSP Audits and Reviews
Caregiver Support Framework
Patient/Resident Transitions Resources
Community Engagement Resources
French Language Health Services (FLHS)

Legislation, Directives, Policies (all sectors)

Local Health System Integration Act, 2006 (updated with Patients First Act provisions)

All statutes under accountability of the Ministry of Health and Long Term

The Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, 2010

Central LHIN Whistleblower Policy 

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Funding and Allocations

Health System Funding Reform (HSFR)

Transfer Payment Accountability Memo

Transfer Payment Accountability Directive - all programs are expected to comply

LHIN Priority Setting & Decision Making Framework Toolkit

Central LHIN Discretionary Funding Allocation Process

Acknowledging the Funding Support of Central LHIN: Questions and Answers for Health Service Providers

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HSP Audits and Reviews

The Ministry has developed two guidelines to help LHINs identify and respond to issues concerning the organizational and financial health of its health service providers. Copies of these guidelines are provided below:

Guidelines for Community Health Service Providers

Guidelines for Hospitals

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Caregiver Support Framework

Caregiver Support Framework: A Planning Tool for Healthcare Providers - May 2018

A Planning Framework for Improving Supports to Caregivers: A Discussion Document - May 2017

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Patient/Resident Transitions Resources

Health Service Provider Community Engagement Resources

See Community Engagement for more information about the LHIN Community Engagement Guidelines (June 2016).

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French Language Health Services (FLHS)

Guide to Requirements and Obligations Pertaining to French Language Health Services - provincial guide for planning, funding and delivering FLHS.

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All information provided is believed to be accurate and reliable, but it changes from time to time.  We will make changes, updates and deletions as required and make every effort to ensure the accuracy and quality of the information provided. Please ensure you are using the most up-to-date policies, directives and resources.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Central LHIN.