Live-in Support for Seniors Services
Our Live-In assistant can support with the following services:
- Vacuum & dusting
- Ironing & mending
- Bed change and remake
- Pharmacy order & pick-up
- Menu choosing and list making
- Grocery ordering and shopping
- Nutritious meal preparation and serving
- Short and long term support
- Recycling and garbage disposal
- Cupboard, closet and drawer organizing
- 24-hour On-Call Coordinator assistance
- Care provided by certified Health Care Assistants
- Professionally trained staff are insured & covered by WCB
- Consistent and continuous staffing with the ability to provide backup for illness and emergency
- Criminal record checked by the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General
What is Live-in Support?
Your live-in caregiver may provide personal care, housekeeping, meal preparation and companionship, presenting an alternative solution to residential care.
Staying in your own home with live-in support can be part of your aging in place plan that can empower you or your loved one to retain control and independence.
Experience has shown us that finding the right person for your live-in support is the most important factor. Your professional live-in support caregiver works with you to meet your personal needs and wishes.
By working together with our client and their family and or friends we can develop an individually customized home care plan with routines and preferences for meals, eating times, hobbies, rest time and established medication. Helping our clients to maintain community engagement and social activities is important therefore taking special care and time to prioritize what is important to you while designing the home care plan is primary.
Homecare West supports a variety of wellness programs in different locations, those of which may be accessed by our clients free of charge and many of our caregivers are certified to support and demonstrate fitness and functionality programs within our clients’ homes.
As your needs change, for many different reasons, our live-in support services has the flexibility to evolve with you.
Avoid the do-it-yourself risks, and experience the safety and security of a professional company managing your live-in care.
Live-in Support: An Alternative to Care Homes
Live-in support offers many advantages over residential care homes. Most obviously the fact that you are able to stay at home in your familiar environment, rather than the physical and emotional upheaval of moving and adapting to a new and unfamiliar surroundings of a residential care home.
Our Live-In Support ensures that you are given specialized one-to-one attention throughout the entire day and night, if necessary. Your well-being is the focus for your live-in support activity and health plan.
What Makes Our Live-in Support for Seniors Services Unique?
All of our Live-in Home Caregivers have completed a certified training program specially designed to work with seniors.
We hire Live-in Home Caregivers from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
We work together with the community to provide additional health and wellness programs to help support active aging for seniors.
Why Choose Us?
Homecare West is a locally owned and operated senior home care service providing home care to seniors in the Greater Vancouver area since 2004. Our 360-degree care approach helps to promote our senior clients to maintain independence, good health, balance and mobility and, continue social connections while remaining in their homes.
We take the time to:
understand your needs and help to create a plan or enhance your existing home care service plan
develop a flexible and consistent schedule ranging from 3 to 24 hours or live-in care
match the client with the right caregiver
make recommendations for equipment and technology
Homecare West Offers Care Coordinator Support 24/7
Our Health Care Assistants:
✔qualified and certified
✔criminal record checked
✔covered by WorkSafeBC
✔pass the HCW scrutiny test