Accommodation Fees

Making the decision about when to seek long-term care is difficult. When you think it is time to apply to a long-term care home, contact the CCAC in the community where you, or your family member, lives or is hospitalized. A case manager or placement coordinator will:

*Provide information about Long-Term Care Homes

*Provide information on financial assistance if required

*Carry out a needs assessment and determine your eligibility

*Coordinate the application process

*Provide information on alternatives to Long-Term Care Homes such as supportive/assistive housing, retirement homes and senior’s apartments

*Empower you or your decision-makers with the information to make an informed decision on a Long-Term Care Home that suits your needs and interests

*Place you, if necessary, on the waiting lists of the Long-Term Care Homes you select

*Offer you a bed in a chosen Long-Term Care Home when one becomes available We suggest you visit long term care homes before making your decision.


The following link will help you to ask the right questions and know what to look for when you visit these homes: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care - Residential Care Checklist 

For more information about LTC please visit the following link: Finding a Long Term Care Home


*Basic: $1,433.77  – $1,891.31 
(Two people per room with shared washroom facilities)

Private: $2,701.61 
(Own room, with ensuite washroom)

Short Stay Accommodation
Rates: $40.24 per day.
Maximum of 90 days in a calender year is allowed.


Extra Expenses Payable by the Resident. 


*Residents paying the basic rate must submit a Notice of Assessment from the prior year, to our Accounting office on an annual basis in early summer in order to qualify for a reduction in their monthly accommodation fee.


Apply To:

 The waiting list for Long Term Care is managed by the CCAC and not Copernicus Lodge. Copernicus Lodge has no control or influence over who has priority to move into our home. Rates are determined by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Please contact:

Community Care Access Centre (CCAC).
250 Dundas Street West Unit #5, 3rd Floor.
Toronto, Ontario. M5T 2Z5.
Phone: (416) 506-9888 Fax: (416) 506-0439


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