North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2017 Version 3.0

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62 - Health care and social assistance

This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing health care by diagnosis and treatment, providing residential care for medical and social reasons, and providing social assistance, such as counselling, welfare, child protection, community housing and food services, vocational rehabilitation and child care, to those requiring such assistance.

623 - Nursing and residential care facilities

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing residential care combined with either nursing, supervisory or other types of care as required by the residents. In this subsector, the facilities are a significant part of the production process and the care provided is a mix of health and social services, with the health component being largely nursing services.

6231 - Nursing care facilities

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing in-patient nursing and rehabilitative services, and continuous personal care services. Individuals requiring nursing care usually require an extended stay in the care facility.

6232 - Residential developmental handicap, mental health and substance abuse facilities

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing residential care to people with developmental handicaps, mental illnesses or substance abuse problems.

6233 - Community care facilities for the elderly

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing residential and personal care services for the elderly and persons who are unable to fully care for themselves or who do not desire to live independently. The care typically includes room, board, supervision and assistance in daily living by providing services such as housekeeping. In some instances these establishments provide skilled nursing care for residents in separate on-site facilities.

6239 - Other residential care facilities

This industry group comprises establishments, not classified to any other industry, primarily engaged in providing residential care, such as transition homes for women, homes for emotionally disturbed children, camps for delinquent youth, group foster homes, halfway group homes for delinquents and offenders, and orphanages.

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