What’s the difference between publicly funded and private-pay continuing care?
There are four types of private versus public funding and delivery.
Services can be either publicly funded (through taxes) or privately funded (paid by the user).
Facilities (where services are delivered) can be either publicly owned (government/AHS) or privately owned (by a private company).
Learn more about continuing care in Alberta.
What is the PCBF funding model?
This acuity-based funding model replaced the previous per-diem models that were used in Alberta. Here’s why it was adopted in Alberta.
Accommodation fees are the amount paid by the resident/family for the equivalent of ‘room and board’ in a continuing care facility.
The care funding received by contracted operators is based on complex inputs, weighting factors, and calculations.