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OARTY Member: Carpe Diem Foster Homes
Program/Facility Description: In the Central Region, Carpe Diem has foster homes in the Toronto and Scarborough area.
Ministry Region: Central
Home Type: Foster Home 
Client Group: DC MF ED/BD
  • 9 Immediate
  • 2 30 Days
  • 0 60 Days
  • 0 90 Days

Accepted Conditions

1. Client Groups

Ages 0-5Ages 6-12
CoedCultural Accommodations
Developmentally ChallengedDual Diagnosis Clientele
Emotionally DisturbedMedically Fragile
Physical Abuse VictimsReligious Accommodations
Sexual Abuse VictimsSexual Offenders

2. Diagnostic Features

ADD/ADHD/Severe Learning DisorderAttachment Disorder
Autism Spectrum DisorderBipolar
Borderline Personality DisorderConduct Disorder
Crack/Cocaine InfantsDyslexia
Failure to ThriveFASD
Oppositional Defiant DisorderPersonality Disorder
Sleep Disorder

3. Problematic Behaviours

Bed WettingChronic Lying
Cruelty to AnimalsDemanding (Excessive)
Eating DisordersFearful/Anxious
Manipulative/Causes ConflictOver-active
Physical Aggression Towards ChildrenPhysical Aggression Towards Others
Physical Aggression Towards PropertyPhysical Aggression Towards Self
RunningShort Attention Span
Socially DelayedSoiling/Smearing/Vomiting
StealingSuicide Attempts
Suicide Threats/IdeationTantrums
Verbally Abusive

4. Sexual Acting Out Behaviours (all ages)

Excessive MasturbationInappropriate Sexualized Behaviour Toward Children
Inappropriate Sexualized Behaviour Toward Parental FigureIndiscriminate Affection/Promiscuous

5. Teen Issues

No services offered in this category

6.1 Health Care Requirements

Dietary Considerations

6.2 Procedures from Regulated Health Professions Act, 1996

No services offered in this category

7. School and Community

* Select the following criteria that are addressed through external education/community services, for internal supports, please denote in the appropriate categories.
Disruptive Behaviour in ClassroomSpecial Education Needs

8. Program Model

Foster CareTreatment Foster Care

9. Program Treatment Services

Anger ManagementAssessment
Behaviour ManagementCrisis Admission/Emergency
Long Term Residental (2+ years)Medium Term Residental (1-2 years)
Milieu TherapyPreparation for Independence
Recreational ProgramRespite
Short Term Residential Care (<1 year)Social Skills Training
Summer Program

10. Professional Services Included in Set Rate (Professionals on staff and/or contracted at no additonal cost)

Behaviour Management ConsultationClinical Consultation
Group TherapyPediatrician
Play Therapy

11. Additional Community Provided Professional Services

Art TherapyBehaviour Management Consultation
Communication SpecialistsDental specialist
Family TherapyGroup Therapy
Music, Drama and Other TherapyOrthodontic Specialist
Play TherapyPsychiatric Assessment
Psychological AssessmentPsychotherapy
Speech Therapy