Home Care

What can Home Care Services do for you?

  • Home Care Services can help you live with independence and dignity in your own home, near family and friends
  • Home Care Services can delay admission, or offer an alternative, to long-term care placement

Eligiblity

  • You must reside in Regional Health Authority #6
  • You must have a Personal Health Number (PHN) or be in the process of obtaining one
  • Need service, and not have such services available from family and friends
  • Age and income DO NOT affect eligibilty

What services does Home Care provide?

  • Assessment and Coordination - Staff will set up services and can arrange to make referrals to other agencies that can assist you.
  • Nursing - Nurses perform a variety of nursing procedures as prescribed by a physician. Nurses will teach self-care as well as instruct families on how to provide care. Nurses also provide personal care to clients requiring professional help such as bathing, dressing, nail care, feeding, and toileting.
  • Meals on Wheels - A hot nutritious meal is delivered to your home. Staff also can provide special diets to clients as prescribed by a physician.
  • Homemaking - Trained Continuing Care Aides can provide both Personal and Respite care.
  • Palliative Care - Client Case Managers, Nurses, Continuing Care Aides are part of the team who assist in accessing/providing services required to meet the needs of a person living with a terminal illness.
  • Adult Day Program - To meet social, recreational and respite needs to individuals who, because of health related difficulties are unable to access these services independently in the community.
  • No cost for Home Care Assessment, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy.
  • Short Term Acute Home Care Program - Is Home Care Services provided after a hospital admission to avoid/prevent re-admission into hospital.
  • Subsidies are available for Home Care Services - Contact Client Care Coordinator (306)365-1412.

Contact Information
Co-ordinator of Home Care Services
Box 1060
Lanigan, SK S0K 2M0
Phone: 365-1412

 

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