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
- 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 Home Health Care Aides can provide both Personal and Respite care.
- Volunteer Services - Volunteers play an important role in our program by providing Friendly Visits, Telephone Reassurance, Surveillance, Meal Delivery, and Palliative Care. Teenagers also visit Senior Citizens in our Adopt-A-Grandparent program.
- Palliative Care - Client Case Managers, Nurses, Home Health Aides and Volunteers are part of the team who assist in accessing/providing services required to meet the needs of a person living with a terminal illness.
Co-ordinator of Home Care Services
Lanigan, SK S0K 2M0