ADP covers more than 8,000 equipment or consumables in the following categories: prosthetics; wheelchairs/mobility aids and special seating systems; entering food stocks; monitors and test strips for insulin-dependent diabetics (as part of an agreement with the Canadian Diabetes Association); hearing aids; insulin pumps and supplies; Respiratory protective devices; orthometic devices (dental appliances), pressure modification devices for burns and lymphedemas (clothes and pumps); Visual and communication aids Oxygen therapy at home. Initial access is often made by a specialist or general practitioner who makes a diagnosis. In most device categories, an author assesses the specific needs of the person and imposes appropriate equipment or supplies. Finally, a seller sells the equipment or supplies to the customer. The new agreement will enter into force on October 1, 2014 and all existing licensing agreements will expire on that date. All authors registered by ADP must sign the new agreement with the program in order to maintain their registration with the ADP. Most devices must be licensed by a qualified physician who is registered for the program. The authors of a recording work in hospitals, home care centres or in private practice. The ADP replaces its current agreement with ADP-registered self-sponsors.
The new agreement: for the ADP supply categories in which subsidies are paid, the customer pays 100 percent of the costs to the Kreditor. Application for Authorizer StatusApplication for Rehabilitation Assessor/Fitter/Dispenser StatusAuthorizer Application – Attachment BAuthorizer Agreement with the Assistive Devices Program The purpose of the Devices Assistance Program (ADP) is to provide consumer-oriented support and funding to Ontario residents with long-term physical disabilities and to have access to customized tools to meet the basic needs of the individual. The authorization includes all Ontario residents who have a valid Ontario health card issued in their name and have a physical disability of six months or more. The equipment cannot be used exclusively for sports, work or school. ADP does not pay for equipment available for their pension benefits under the safety and insurance committee or Group “A”. There are specific eligibility criteria for each category of devices. Authorizer Applicant ChecklistFitter / Rehabilitation Assessor / Dispenser Applicant Checklist Devices covered by the program should enable people with physical disabilities to increase their independence by accessing auxiliary devices that meet their individual needs.