Variant of NAICS 1997 - Labour Force Survey (LFS) Industries

7 - Services-Producing Sector

14 - Health Care and Social Assistance

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.

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.

62321 - Residential Developmental Handicap Facilities

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing residential care services for persons diagnosed with developmental handicaps. These facilities may provide some health care, though the focus is protective supervision, room, board and counselling. This care can be provided in a group home or institutional setting. Some institutions may be referred to as "hospitals" for the developmentally handicapped.

  • Exclusion(s):

    Establishments primarily engaged in:

    • the treatment of mental health and substance abuse illnesses on an exclusively out-patient basis (See 62142 Out-Patient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centres)
    • in-patient treatment of mental health and substance abuse illnesses with an emphasis on medical treatment and monitoring (See 62221 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals)
    • in-patient treatment of mental health and substance abuse illnesses with an emphasis on counselling rather than medical treatment (See 62322 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities)
62322 - Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing residential care and treatment for patients with mental health and substance abuse illnesses. These establishments provide room, board, supervision, counselling and other social services. Medical services may be available but they are incidental to the counselling, mental rehabilitation and support services offered. These establishments generally provide a wide range of social services in addition to counselling.

  • Exclusion(s):

    Establishments primarily engaged in:

    • the treatment of mental health and substance abuse illnesses on an exclusively out-patient basis (See 62142 Out-Patient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centres)
    • in-patient treatment of mental health and substance abuse illnesses with an emphasis on medical treatment and monitoring (See 62221 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals)
    • residential care for persons with developmental handicaps (See 62321 Residential Developmental Handicap Facilities)
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