Policies, Directives and Resources

General
Community
Hospital
Long-Term Care
Patient/Resident Transitions Resources
Integration Resources
HSP Community Engagement Resources

General

Legislation

The Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, 2010

Transfer Payment Accountability


In a memo dated October 2, 2007, Ron Sapsford Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care outlined changes in the Transfer Payment Accountability Directive. The revised directive was effective August 31, 2007 for all new transfer payment programs and new transfer payment contracts. All current programs are expected to comply with this directive. 

Read the memo
Read the revised Transfer Payment Accountability Directive

Guidelines for Health Service Provider 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:

The Central LHIN is pleased to provide the fiscal 2012/13 Reallocation Process. This process utilizes the cross-LHIN Priority Setting Decision Making Framework to evaluate proposals. Please review the documents below prior to submitting funding requests.

LHIN Priority Setting & Decision Making Framework Toolkit

Central LHIN Discretionary Funding Allocation Process 

Funding Acknowledgment

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

Whistleblower Policy

Central LHIN Whistleblower Policy   

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Community

Policies & Directives

  1. Community Financial Policy (2016)   
  2. Community Financial Policy (2016) Summary Note
  3. Ministry Guidelines for Community HSP Audits and Reviews (2012)
  4. Approval of Agencies to Provide Community Support Services

Compliance

  1. Central LHIN Community Compliance ProcessThis document supplements the Ministry Guidelines for Community HSP Audits and Reviews.
  2. Declaration of Compliance - 2014-2018 M-SAA Schedule GRequired to be submitted to Central LHIN on June 30th of each year.
  3. Summary of Compliance Status FY 2014-15 to 2016-17

Community Sector Capital - Policies, Directives and Programs  

  1. Central LHIN Community Sector Flow Chart
  2. HSP Location Questionnaire
  3. Community Capital Own Funds Projects Directive 2016

Community Health Capital Programs Policy (CHCP) and Additional Resources

Note: Please download these files and save them for your review as they may be removed from the website at a later date.

  1. Community Health Capital Programs Policy - March 2017    
  2. Community Health Capital Programs Process Summary - updated September 2017  
  3. Community Health Capital Program Toolkit Excel Workbook - revised September 2016
     
  4. Education and Training Tools

5. Additional Resources

2017-18 Community Infrastructure Renewal Fund (CIRF) Guidelines

2017-18 Community Infrastructure Renewal Fund (CIRF) Guidelines

2017-18 Ontario Healthcare Reporting Standards

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Hospital

Compensation Arrangements Compliance Report Directive

In accordance with the Compensation Arrangements Compliance Report Directive, hospitals are required to report to the LHIN certifying whether the employer has complied with the restraint measures throughout the reporting period.

Directives to Hospitals in respect of Reporting Requirements under the BPSAA

In accordance with the Directives to Hospitals in respect of Reporting Requirements under the BPSAA, hospitals are required to:

  • Post expenses of designated individuals on their website 

  • Submit an annual report to the LHIN on the use of consultants

  • Submit a compliance report, attesting to compliance with Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, on an annual basis, and post to on the public website

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Long-Term Care

Long-Term Care Home Licence Transaction Process

Long-Term Care Home Licence Transaction Process Protocol

Approved March 25, 2013

Long-Term Care Home Service Accountability Agreement (L-SAA)

Long-Term Care Home Service Accountability Agreement (L-SAA) Policies

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Patient/Resident Transitions Resources

Integration Resources

A number of resources exist to guide Health Service Providers in integration initiatives. Click here to view integration resources.

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Health Service Provider Community Engagement Resources

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

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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.