What is home care?
Home care is best described as an array of professional support services that enable an individual to live safely and comfortably in their residence. In-home care services are offered to meet the specific needs of people who are aging and require assistance to live independently; people living with chronic, medical, complex health conditions; people recovering from a medical setback and people with disabilities or special needs.
The goal of home and community care includes support personal to maintain or improve their health status and quality of life. It can assist people in remaining as independent as possible while enabling safety and comfort; it can support families in coping with a family member’s need for care; it can help people stay at or return home and receive needed treatment, habitation or palliative care while avoiding unnecessary hospitalization – all through care delivered in the familiarity and relaxation of one’s home.
Home care services and options available in Ontario
Home care services are varied and extensive. Depending on one’s needs, care can be customized and tailored to a combination of multiple home care services’ types in Ontario.
These home care services and options available in Ontario share a common objective which is to provide assistance for adults receiving care for happier, more independent living and to offer support for their family members.
There are numerous in-home services that you can choose from depending on your needs.
1. Personal Care
With personal care services, help is provided to enable safe and independent daily activities. The health caregivers offer support with the following services but not limited to:
The health care professionals’ visits are available to determine the customers needs, provide care, and support independent living by providing the following options but not limited to:
Homemaking services are available to support individuals with routine or daily household activities to enable safe and relaxed living conditions at home. These services include but not limited to:
How Helpers’ services can help?
Helpers is a service that helps you request on-demand home care with flexibility and convenience from qualified helpers. Our services are designed to make your life as easy as possible. Our team combines our passion for better healthcare with a depth of experience in senior care, home care, and technology. Helpers was formed around a mission to create a more sustainable approach to support Canada's aging population. We understand that great care starts with great people and that is why we are committed to helping our clients and our workers get more of what they want! We must help seniors maintain their independence while ensuring families and loved ones get the trusted help they need.
Through our app, our clients can select non-medical home care services they need and request them on-demand, paying only what they need and when they need it. Our services include personal care, mobility assist, medication reminder, and driving companion – all will be billed by the service instead of by the hour.
If you're interested in more information about how Helpers can help your elderly loved ones, contact us or call 289-768-9616.