Home Care Services
We provide home care services directly to individuals needing convalescent or longer-term assistance, or on a program basis to other organizations providing supportive services. This includes specialized dementia or palliative client care and respite for caregivers. Home care services are flexible and available for simple support several times a week up to 24 hour care, 7 days a week.
Home care staff provides support with the basic activities of daily living for people who need just a little help or people who need a lot of help with:
1. Personal Care
Activities such as bathing, dressing/undressing, grooming, skin care, oral care, snack and light meal preparation; eating, hydration, toileting, mobility.
2. Home Management
Housekeeping activities such as vacuuming, dusting, making beds, laundry, snack and light meal preparation, grocery shopping, escort to medical services etc.
Our staff has graduated from recognized personal support training programs, typically community college certificate programs, and reliably:
- Support clients’ personal care requirements and/or home management service needs by following care/serviced plans and established policies and procedures
- Assist in the promotion and maintenance of a safe and comfortable environment for clients, their families, self and others
- Provide client-centered and client-directed care and participate as a value-added member of care/service teams
Our staff has CPR/AED certificates and receive ongoing training and evaluation in a range of client care and health-related areas, and are supported by a multi-disciplinary supervisory team.
Our personal support workers may not perform controlled activities as defined by the Regulated Health Professionals Act unless it is one that may be delegated by a health professional and has been delegated. This requires training, evaluation and is usually time-limited.