SureWork Solutions

SureWork Solutions

Financial Assistance Options for Elderly Care There are many available financial assistance options for elderly care. We can help you determine if you are eligible for any government funded financial support. These programs are designed to help people afford the necessary caregiver they need to live independently in their own homes. Choice in Supports for Independent Living (CSIL) This program is only available in British Columbia and is suitable for those who have a significant physical disability and desire more control and flexibility in managing their home support services. Eligibility Criteria If you have a physical disability and high-intensity care needs If you have assessed needs that can be met within CSIL, within available resources If you have agreed to pay the assessed client rate If you can safely coordinate and manage CSIL services or have a client support group or a CSIL representative acting as a CSIL employer Disability Tax Credit A sum based on the amount spent on disability related expenses to be deducted from the total amount a taxpayer owes, granted as a subsidy. Eligibility Criteria You must have an impairment that is prolonged, which means it has lasted or is expected to last for a continuous period of at least 12 months. Your impairment in physical or mental functions must be severe and it must restrict substantially all of the time (at least 90% of the time). A qualified practitioner must certify your severe and prolonged impairment Attendant-care or care in an establishment claimed as medical expenses You can claim the amounts paid for attendant care expenses as medical expenses or as a disability supports...