The resident pays $30.00 per day which is payable to Jocelyn House Hospice on the first day of admission and on the first of each month. This includes nursing care, on site food preparation, laundry, telephone (except long distance charges) and cablevision. Medication costs are covered with very few exceptions by the Manitoba Health Pharmacy Drug Access Program. Residents are responsible to arrange for a companion, if needed, and to pay for any transportation costs incurred for appointments and/or hospital visits. This includes costs for taxi, stretcher and ambulance service.