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What is the Difference Between Medical and Non-Medical Homecare?

What is the Difference Between Medical and Non-Medical Homecare?

Posted Aug 24th, 2021 in Caregiver Support, Homecare

It’s also important to note that care needs can evolve over time; for example, a chronic condition may progress to the point where an individual is no longer able to manage it themselves and needs more direct medical care in their home. Alternatively, someone recovering from surgery may require medical homecare for a short time for assistance with wound management but may need non-medical care for a longer period of time for support with personal care and housekeeping as they continue their ...

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Renovations to Consider for Aging at Home

Renovations to Consider for Aging at Home

Posted Jun 23rd, 2021 in Health & Wellbeing, Homecare

Remodeling is one option that can support the decision to age in place, along with other options such as living with other family members or engaging support from a homecare provider. The decision to age in place is ultimately an individual one based on health, budget and personal preferences. We encourage you to start having conversations with your loved ones before the need to make a decision is imminent to ensure that wherever you choose to live as you age, it meets your needs and ensures...

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Self-Care For Family Caregivers When You Can’t Leave The House

Self-Care For Family Caregivers When You Can’t Leave The House

Posted Apr 19th, 2021 in Caregiver Support, Health & Wellbeing

It’s important to seek a balance between caregiving and your own life, even when public health restrictions make it difficult or impossible to enjoy many of the activities that family caregivers often rely on for respite and self-care. Use these tips above to continue to build self-care into your routine as you navigate life as a family caregiver during the pandemic.

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Is It Safe to Have a PSW Visit During COVID-19

Is It Safe to Have a PSW Visit During COVID-19

Posted Feb 24th, 2021 in Caregiver Support, Homecare

We understand the concerns of family members and individuals at this time, and we can assure you that our team is committed to offering quality, personalized homecare despite the challenges we are all facing. We closely follow all the recommendations from the public health officials and our PSWs are trained in the best practices around infection control and hand hygiene. We also provide regular updates and education to our PSWs to ensure they stay safe in the community.

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How to Keep Yourself Engaged While Self Isolating During COVID-19

How to Keep Yourself Engaged While Self Isolating During COVID-19

Posted Jan 12th, 2021 in Health & Wellbeing, Homecare

The new norms of self isolating and social distancing have impacted the lives of many, particularly the older adults residing in retirement homes, long term care or living by themselves. It’s important that we think about how we can support the welfare of those who are most vulnerable. Here are a few tips that can keep you engaged while self isolating during COVID 19.

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