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.

621 - Ambulatory Health Care Services

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing health care services, directly or indirectly, to ambulatory patients. Health practitioners in this subsector provide out-patient services, in which the facilities and equipment are not usually the most significant part of the production process.

6216 - Home Health Care Services

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing services in the home, combined with a range of other home services, such as personal care services, homemaker and companion services, physical therapy, medical social services, counselling, occupational and vocational therapy, dietary and nutritional services, speech therapy, audiology, medical equipment and supplies, medications and intravenous therapy. Only establishments that provide nursing services in combination with the other services listed are included.

62161 - Home Health Care Services

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing services in the home, combined with a range of other home services, such as personal care services, homemaker and companion services, physical therapy, medical social services, counselling, occupational and vocational therapy, dietary and nutritional services, speech therapy, audiology, medical equipment and supplies, medications and intravenous therapy. Only establishments that provide nursing services in combination with the other services listed are included.

  • Exclusion(s):

    Establishments primarily engaged in:

    • home health care product renting or leasing (See 53229 Other Consumer Goods Rental)
    • physical, occupational, and speech therapy and audiology (See 62134 Offices of Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists and Audiologists)
    • non-medical home care (See 62412 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities)
    • in-home health services provided by health practitioners primarily engaged in the independent practice of their profession (classified with the profession)
621610 - Home Health Care Services

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing services in the home, combined with a range of other home services, such as personal care services, homemaker and companion services, physical therapy, medical social services, counselling, occupational and vocational therapy, dietary and nutritional services, speech therapy, audiology, medical equipment and supplies, medications and intravenous therapy. Only establishments that provide nursing services in combination with the other services listed are included.

  • Example Activities:

    • Home health care services
    • Home nursing services (except own-account-private practice)
    • Home physiotherapy services (except own-account-private practice)
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