complex continuing care

Extraordinary care and support to address complicated health issues with equal parts skill and compassion.

Complex Continuing Care (Brampton Civic Hospital)

Complex Continuing Care (CCC) is a non-acute part of the health services continuum designed to provide medical management, skilled nursing and a range of interdisciplinary, and therapeutic services to achieve patient identified goals and optimize the quality of life of individuals who have chronic or complex conditions.

Our Complex Continuing Care team is inspired by the very individual needs of their patients and deeply committed to giving them the best possible care.   

At Osler, the Complex Continuing Care (CCC) Program is a 25-bed unit that incorporates two distinct services:

  • Long-Term Complex Medical Management 

    Often described as “chronic care”, this program provides specialized or technology-based care to patients whose needs, at the time of admission, cannot be met in the community or in a long-term care facility. The goal of this service is maintenance and to slow the further loss of function.

  • Functional Enhancement Service (FES) 

    Time-limited, low-intensity rehabilitation, this program is designed for people who have more complex illnesses or disabilities, limited activity tolerance, and may need more medical or nursing care than a higher intensity rehab program can provide. The goal of this rehabilitation program is progression to support the patient to return to living in the community.

Complex Continuing Care is not a permanent stay or long-term care program. Our inter-professional team continually assesses patients to ensure that the person is receiving the appropriate level of care in the right location. When a patient no longer requires the intensity of resources or services provided in CCC, the Discharge Coordinator and team will assist the patient and/or their caregivers to prepare for a transition or discharge to a more appropriate care setting.

For more information about Complex Continuing Care at Osler:

Rehabilitation & CCC Admissions Coordinator
Tel: 905-494-2120 ext. 50879 

CCC Unit Resource Nurse
Tel: 905-494-2120 ext. 56437


The goal of rehabilitation is to help patients regain their physical strength, mobility and independence. Osler’s rehab professionals take this commitment to heart every day, providing exemplary care to patients so that they can live life to their fullest potential.  

Lifeline – help at the push of a button

Lifeline is a Personal Response and Support Service that can give you the peace of mind to live independently at home. All it takes is the push of a button to summon help when you need it. 
Lifeline is suitable for those who are:

    • Often home along
    • At risk for falls
    • Using adaptive devices to assist with walking
    • Managing a medical condition
    • Considering a move to an assisted living facility
    • At risk for readmission to hospital

Lifeline Systems Canada manages and operates the Lifeline Program on behalf of Osler. You can order Lifeline by calling (905) 457-8635 or visiting

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