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Home-Based Care Program
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The Home-Based Care Program serves patients from the Toronto Western Family Health Team. We are an interprofessional healthcare team who work together to care for you in your home when you are no longer able to visit our clinic in person. 

The Home-Based Care Program is currently unable to accept referrals for new patients.

What We Do

  • We provide ongoing complete care 

  • We support you to live safely in your home 

  • We offer home visits 

  • We offer phone consultations 

  • We find community resources for you 

  • We help reduce emergency room and hospital admissions 

  • We support you in making advance care plans for your future 

Our Goals of Care

We focus on chronic disease management and social care issues. Our goals of care are: 

  • Improve your access to primary care 

  • Increase your independence and function 

  • Keep you out of the emergency room 

  • Enhance safety and your quality of life 

  • Link you with supportive, home-care services   

Our Team

You and your family are an important part of our care team. In addition, other members of our team include: 

  • Brenda Lai, Secretary 

  • Inthuja Kanagasabapathy, Registered Nurse 

  • Jennifer Shin, Occupational Therapist 

  • Dr. Benjamin Kaasa, Family Doctor 

  • Dr. Rachel Peters, Family Doctor 

  • Dr. Sabrina Akhtar, Family Doctor 

  • Family Medicine Residents 

  • Elizabete Spinasse, Home and Community Care Support Services 

  • Julie Colegate, Home and Community Care Support Services 

We value your feedback and will partner with you to provide the best care. 

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, we are available for: 

  • Appointment bookings 

  • Phone consultations 

After hours (after 4:00 pm & weekends):

  • For urgent issues, call 416-603-5888 dial 0, your call will be transferred to Health811 where you will be able to speak to a registered nurse for support and guidance 

Current Patients

Call 416-603-5380 to book an appointment or to request a phone consultation

Important Information:

  • The Home-Based Care Program is NOT for emergency visits or emergency phone consults 

  • In case of an emergency call 911 immediately 

  • Home visits will be scheduled based on physician availability 

Contact Us

Phone: 416-603-5380

Address: 440 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5T 2S6