Continuing Care division of Health and Social Services is committed to the development and delivery of a comprehensive health services approach toward meeting the needs of the physically disabled and senior population of Yukon. Yukon's Continuing Care provides Residential, Home Care and Regional Therapy services for the citizens of the Yukon Territory.
Our Vision for the Future
Through partnerships, we lead the quest for best-practice continuing care services.
Whistle Bend Care Facility
The new Whistle Bend care facility: answering the needs of Yukoners with special care needs.
If you would like to learn more about the Whistle Bend project and want information such as news, project description and purpose, schedule, FAQs, planning & procurement, and reports. Then please visit the Whistle Bend section of our website.
There are five continuing care facilities in the Yukon. Birch Lodge, Copper Ridge Place, Thomson Centre and Macaulay Lodge are located in Whitehorse and McDonald Lodge provides care services in Dawson City.
Community day program
Participants of the Community Day Program benefit from daily recreational activities, therapeutic programs, socialization and maintaining their daily routines and independence.
Home care program
The Yukon Home Care, Palliative Care and Regional Therapy programs provide an array of health-related services for Yukoners of all ages in the home and community setting.
Palliative care program
The Yukon Palliative Care Program provides clinical and psychosocial (cultural, emotional, mental, social) support to Yukoners (and their families) living with a life-limiting illness, with the goal of achieving the best possible quality of life, until the end of life.
Respite care services
Respite Care Services are available to provide short-term relief to caregivers looking after a relative or friend at home in the community.
New Whitehorse continuing care facility reports
Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5945
Continuing Care (H-1)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
Location: Suite 201, #1 Hospital Road | Second floor | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]