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Nursing (In-Home)
Provided at home
Nursing care for a chronic or temporary condition. Hands-on care is offered (e.g., wound management, IV therapy) and teaching and monitoring. (e.g., diabetic teaching) Available on a shift or visit basis.
Personal Support Services
Provided at home
Help with a range of essential daily activities that help maintain physical well-being. Includes washing and bathing, mouth and hair care. Help with transferring to chairs, dressing, eating, and toileting.
Therapy (In-Home) Select a Category
Occupational Therapy
Provided at home
In home occupational therapy.
Physiotherapy
Provided at home
Service may include education, physical manipulation, massage, hydrotherapy, and exercise therapy, to assist recovery of damaged tissues. Delivered at client's home.
Counselling
Provided at home
Guidance or advice provided to people aimed at helping manage a challenging situation or to resolve personal problems. Includes mental health and addictions counselling.
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Priority Conditions
Alzheimer's & Dementia Select a Category
Adult Day Program
Provides a daytime group environment of supervised activities, meals, companionship and recreation for older adults and those with chronic or palliative conditions.
Care Coordination
Provided at home
Integrates health and social services by facilitating referrals and access to service across agencies. Supports care by providing follow-up after hospitalization or emergency room visits, or after specialist assessments.
Support Group
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
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Arthritis Select a Category
Gentle Exercise
Provides group exercise classes, typically one hour in length, to improve strength and balance. Education provided to reduce risk of falls.
Aquafit
Exercise with the use of water to support the body to reduce the risk of muscle or joint injury.
Education Classes
Provides education to participants to make choices that may improve wellness or reduce risks of disease. May focus on specific diseases or specific lifestyle issues (e.g. healthy eating).
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Clinic
Use of physical methods, including manipulation and exercise therapy aimed at restoring movement and balance after injury, disease or surgery. Often involves physiotherapy.
Supervised Rehabilitation Exercise
Exercise programs delivered with the support of certified professionals. Programs include a mix of education and exercise. May be focused on specific chronic disease. Often done in community, post rehabilitation.
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Stroke Support for families who have experienced Stroke. Select a Category
Adult Day Program
Provides a daytime group environment of supervised activities, meals, companionship and recreation for older adults and those with chronic or palliative conditions.
Support Group
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
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Community Services
Disease Management Select a Category
Arthritis
Cardiovascular Disease
Chronic Pain
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Diabetes
Hypertension
Osteoporosis
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Meals & Help Around The House Select a Category
Meals on Wheels
Provided at home
Delivers a nutritionally balanced noon hour hot meal by volunteers who provide a social contact and a safety check for the client. Special diets may be accommodated. Frozen meals may be available.
Meal Preparation
Provided at home
Preparation and service of meals for a period of time.
Group Dining
Serves nutritionally balanced lunches, or dinners, in a social group environment.
Supplies Delivery
Provided at home
Home delivery of essential supplies such as groceries and medications.
Housekeeping
Provided at home
Offers assistance with routine household activities such as light house cleaning, laundry, ironing, and preparing meals.
Home Maintenance & Repair
Provided at home
Matches eligible clients with individuals or businesses that provide affordable repairs and maintenance to a senior's home.
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Safety Select a Category
Home Safety Assessment
Provided at home
Assessment of safety of patient living at home.
Telephone Reassurance & Safety Checks
Provided at home
Provides regularly scheduled phone calls to ensure the safety for those with health issues or who experience loneliness or depression.
Friendly Visiting
Provided at home
Offers no charge visiting companionship such as conversation, reading, games, or crafts, while providing a safety check. The contact may be face-to-face at the client's home or through a phone call.
Personal Emergency Response
Provided at home
Personal home emergency monitoring, often for people at risk of falling, so they can signal for help at any time of time.
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Caregiver Helpline
Provided at home
A telephone service to provide information and support.
Exercise Select a Category
Seniors Gentle Exercise Class
Provides group exercise classes, typically one hour in length, to improve strength and balance. Education provided to reduce risk of falls.
Aquafit Programs
Exercise with the use of water to support the body to reduce the risk of muscle or joint injury.
Fitness Group
Exercise sessions where participants develop physical fitness and/or skills within a defined sport. May be either beginners or advanced.
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Rides & Transportation
Provided at home
Provides door-to-door rides for seniors or adults who have a disability to attend medical and therapeutic appointments, social activities and perform other daily tasks such as shopping trips.
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