May 30, 2024
The Caregiver Benefit

If someone injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident sustains a catastrophic impairment, they may be eligible for what is called a Caregiver Benefit.

This benefit is intended for people who, as a result of their accident, suffer a substantial inability to engage in the caregiving activities that they were involved in at the time of the accident if they:

  1.  Were residing with a person (such as a dependent child or elderly parent) and
  2.  Were the primary caregiver for the person in need and did not receive any remuneration for providing this care.

This benefit allows for up to $250 per week for the first person in need of care and an additional $50 per week for each additional dependent.

People receiving an income replacement benefit or non-earner benefit are not eligible.

Our services are tailored to the individual requiring respite for their dependents.  Our workers include a variety of staff including Child and Youth Workers or Early Childhood Educators for children and Personal Support Workers for seniors.


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