Senior home care, (also referred to as domiciliary care or social care), is health care or supportive care provided in the patient’s home by healthcare professionals (senior often referred to as formal care; in the United States, it is also known as skilled care) or by family and friends (also known as caregivers, primary caregiver, or voluntary caregivers who give informal care).
Often, the term home care is used differently than senior home care to distinguish non-medical care or custodial care, which is care that is provided by persons who are not nurses, doctors, or other licensed medical personnel, whereas the term senior home care refers to care that is provided by licensed personnel.
Senior home care is skilled nursing care and certain other health care services that you get in your home for the treatment of an illness or injury. This page explains basic senior home care benefits and gives you pertinent background information about senior home care.
Senior home care aims to make it possible for seniors to remain at home rather than use residential, long-term, or institutional-based nursing care. Senior home care providers render services in the client’s own home. These services may include some combination of professional health care services and life assistance services.
Professional senior home care services could include medical or psychological assessment, wound care, medication teaching, pain management, disease education and management, physical therapy, speech therapy, or occupational therapy.Toronto Senior Care provides a wide range of senior home care support services and as such employ a broad array of very talented and experienced senior home care professionals and senior home care providers.
Our staff consists of both female and male individuals offering a wide variety of cultural backgrounds and spoken languages. They possess varied and specific senior home care training in order to support seniors with specific physical or cognitive challenges. They are with you to serve you, not the reverse. Their goal is to add value where you want them to make your life more comfortable and give you increased ability to live independently with dignity.
Toronto Senior Care is a private healthcare company who has been serving the Greater Toronto Area for over ten years from its three offices. We provide very a comprehensive senior home care for seniors and others who need some form of assistance at home. This may be a private residence, retirement residence, nursing home or hospital; regardless Homewell’s trained professionals offer our senior home care where you live.
Our mission is to provide assistance in a tailored way to seniors (and others) who need senior home care and some support in their lives to continue to live a life of enjoyment and dignity. Over the years many private families, retirement residences, assisted living facilities, nursing homes and hospitals have called upon us for simple assistance up to complex support.
Our senior home care includes companion care, personal care, specialty care and nursing care. These senior home care services can be provided hourly, overnight or on a 24 hour live-in care basis. We provide senior home care that includes compassionate companion care, meal preparation and serving, medication supervision, bathing, personal hygiene, dressing assistance, errands, transportation and activities for seniors; bed bound senior home care, palliative care and more.
Toronto Senior Care hires and trains only the very best caregivers and other senior home care professionals. Our staff are fully bonded and insured. They are also well trained, very experienced, screened, certified and background checked. We know how important senior home care is, and we wouldn’t want to trust the well beings of our loved ones with just anyone. That is why we hire only the best senior home care professionals.