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Whether you or someone you care for is experiencing a health crisis or dealing with disability there are programs and services available to help you cope.


PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

A partnership between Saskatchewan Health and SGI to develop and implement co-ordinated, integrated services and supports for people with acquired brain injuries (ABI) and their families.
An innovative partnership between Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health the Partnership develops and implements services and supports for persons with acquired brain injuries and their families.
Effective midnight March 21, 2012, the Children's Drug Plan will ensure that Saskatchewan families will pay only $20 for drugs listed on the Saskatchewan Formulary and those approved under Exception Drug Status for their children 14 and under.
Ensures that cost is not a barrier for children who require an insulin pump to manage their diabetes.
Helps families of children with development delays to prepare for the school years.
The Employability Assistance for People With Disabilities (EAPD) Program provides funding to assist adults with disabilities to prepare for, secure and maintain employment. Various supports are offered, including training-on-the-job, vocational and work assessments, psycho-educational assessments, job coaching, support for employers and disability-related costs in a wide variety of post-secondary education and training programs.
District Health Boards provide home care services in Saskatchewan. Services are provided on the basis of assessed need and are intended to help people who need acute, palliative and supportive care to remain independent at home.
The Office of Disability Issues (ODI) serves as a focal point for provincial government initiatives on disability policy and performs a co-ordinating role throughout government in addressing disability issues and policies.
Personal care homes are privately owned and operated facilities that offer accommodation, meals and assistance or supervision for adults aged 18 and older. Personal care homes are licensed and monitored by Saskatchewan Health and must operate in accordance with The Personal Care Homes Act, Regulations and Licensees' Handbook.
The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee is responsible for protecting the interests of vulnerable people.
Questions or concerns regarding access to care, or a personal health care experience should be addressed to the Quality of Care Co-ordinator in the Regional Health Authoriity.
The Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement is a monthly benefit that assists families with children and persons with disabilities with their housing costs.
The Saskatchewan Surgical Initiative will strive to improve surgical patients' care experience and ensure that within four years, no one in the province has to wait longer than three months for surgery.
Provides information about surgeries, assessment, scheduling, wait times and related topics.
Information on programs and services for families and individuals who, for various reasons, cannot meet basic living costs.
A special-care home is a facility that provides institutional long term care services to meet the needs of individuals usually having heavy care needs, that cannot appropriately be met in the community through home/community based services. Special-care homes may be referred to as nursing homes.
Supplementary Health Program provides extended health services and products in addition to the universal health benefits to eligible patients identified by Community Resources.

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