Guides, Policies & Forms

Additional policy information, guides and useful PDF forms.

Resource Lending Kit

Community Living Kingston and District has developed a resource lending kit called Inclusion At Its Best. There are materials such as books, booklets, worksheets and DVDs for community organizations and groups to borrow. A staff member of Community Living Kingston and District is available to meet with organizations for a presentation at a meeting or a lunch and learn. Please contact Theresia Hamilton, 613.507.8460 x2235, if you wish to borrow any material or to arrange for a presentation. The Inclusion kit was developed thanks to a grant provided by The Community Foundation for Kingston and Area.

Hiring a Support Worker

A guide for Ontarians with a developmental disability

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Quality Assurance Measures Regulation Guide

Government quality assurance measures to improve services and supports for adults who have developmental disabilities and their families

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Disability and Inclusion in Canadian Education

Your guide to policy, procedure and practice.

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Complaint Procedure - Plain Language

This procedure can be used by persons served, family members, students or volunteers, the general public, or by staff.

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Complaint Resolution Policy

Any person who disputes a decision or practice of Community Living Kingston and District may formally complain to the organization and have that complaint heard in an expeditious manner.

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French Language Services

It is the policy of Community Living Kingston that all Francophone individuals and families have the right to have services provided to them in French.  Any reported complaint related to the delivery of French language services shall be promptly investigated.

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Mission Statement

Our Goal: That people with intellectual disabilities have every opportunity to participate fully in our community with dignity and independence.

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Policy on Education

By the act of the Board of Directors, Community Living Kingston and District instructs and directs all who speak in its name, including particularly representatives to Special Education Advisory Committees, and all personnel employed by Community Living Kingston, to further Community Living Kingston and District’s goals to the best of their ability.

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Policy on Expenses

The following general principles apply to the management and reimbursement of expenses. Expenses must:

  • be work-related and support the business objectives of CLKD,
  • be modest and appropriate,
  • balance economy, safety, and efficiency of operations.

CLKD assumes no obligation to reimburse expenses that are not in compliance with this policy.

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Policy on Family Involvement

Family involvement is the norm in this organization which began as a parents association. We support, we do not supplant, the family.

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Confidentiality Policy

Community Living Kingston and District takes privacy issues related to service users, families, employees, volunteers and students very seriously.

In addition to established practices of dealing with personal health and other information in a sensitive manner, the organization is required by law to ensure that the collection, use, retention and disclosure of personal health information is carried out in accordance with established principles and requirements of Ontario’s Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004, S.O. 2004, c. 3, Schedule A (“PHIPA”)

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Rights as a Participant of Community Living Kingston

Any person served by Community Living Kingston is entitled to the hearing of a complaint alleging a Rights violation on the part of Community Living Kingston.

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Supply Chain Code of Ethics

This Code outlines the basic overarching supply chain principles of conduct for Community Living Kingston and District, its suppliers and other stakeholders.

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Volunteer Involvement

In solidarity with voluntary organizations throughout Canada, the Board of Community Living Kingston adopts as its own Policy the text of the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement.

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