Home care agencies are booming, with more than 80% of seniors in Canada choosing to live at home. But the quality of services varies. ConsumerAffairs has rounded up the top companies providing in home nursing care toronto to help seniors stay safe and happy at home.
Nurse Next Door offers a free, no-obligation in-home consultation, during which its “Care Designers” evaluate your or your loved one’s needs and assign a caregiver. The company matches caregivers based on things like language, personality and hobbies. All caregivers are licensed, insured and bonded and undergo health and background checks. The company also practices what it calls ongoing case management, which includes sending caregivers to the same clients on a consistent basis.
Guardian Home Care will do a comprehensive needs assessment of your or your loved one, then create an at-home nursing care plan based on their findings. The company has a wide range of services, from companionship and visiting to homemaking and meal preparation to more advanced care like palliative and hospital nursing. It also offers respite care, allowing caregivers to take time away from caring for family members.
Bayshore provides home health care services to both privately-funded and insurance-covered clients. Its affordable hourly rates and flexible service schedules — from just a few hours a day to 24-hour care – allow you to customize your personal support worker (PSW) to your specific budget, needs and scheduling preferences. Its employees are dedicated to helping their clients maintain dignity and independence at home or in their choice of residence, and they strive to make a difference in people’s lives every day.