"We're worried about my parents managing their medications while we're at the cottage. Can you help with that?"
Yes, we absolutely can. But our commitment goes beyond just medications.
Our Approach to In-Home Care
We understand being away at the cottage, surrounded by nature's tranquility, should be a time of relaxation. But we also know that it can be tough when your parents are back home and you're not just a short drive away. The worry can creep in, disrupting your peace. That's where our dedicated team comes in, providing top-notch care for your loved ones and giving you the peace of mind you need to truly unwind.
As time goes on, your loved one's needs might change. They may require more than just occasional care. Perhaps they need additional support, more frequent check-ins, or assistance with new challenges. This is where our specialized care services truly excel.
Our team is not only equipped to handle these changes, but we're also proactive in adapting to them. We continuously monitor and assess your parents' needs, ensuring that any changes in their health or well-being are promptly addressed. We're here to provide the necessary support, whether it's increased medical attention, more comprehensive companionship, or assistance with daily activities.
So, while you're enjoying your time at the cottage, you can rest assured knowing that your parents' health and well-being are in caring, capable hands. With us, you're not just leaving your parents' care to someone else - you're entrusting it to a team that truly cares.
Why Choose Arcadia Home Care
Continuity of Care
You're busy, and the last thing you need is the stress of switching providers as your parents' needs evolve. With Arcadia, there's no need for that. Our skilled caregivers provide a broad spectrum of services, adapting effortlessly from basic medication management to personalized 24/7 care.
We don't just manage medications while you're away at the cottage, we also pay close attention to their health and well-being. Our team is trained to recognize when additional care is required. So, while you're enjoying your time at the cottage, you can rest easy knowing that your parents' health is being carefully monitored and managed.
We know the importance of trust when it comes to caring for your loved ones. Our team is dependable, respectful, and trained to address your concerns with the highest level of professionalism.
Our in-home care services are tailored to each individual's unique needs, ensuring personalized care and attention.
Our services include, but are not limited to:
Assistance with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and toileting.
Ensuring timely administration of medications and monitoring for potential side effects.
Helping patients with mobility, transfers, and range-of-motion exercises.
Providing companionship and emotional support to patients and their families.
Regular checks and preventative measures to reduce the risk of falls and other accidents.
Meal planning, preparation, and assistance with eating, tailored to individual dietary needs and preferences.
DO YOU HAVE PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKERS WHO SPEAK OTHER LANGUAGES?
Yes, we have a diverse group of trained PSWs and Nurses who speak various languages such as Tagalog, Hindi, Farsi, Portuguese, Italian, and Mandarin, etc.
WHAT AREAS DO YOU PROVIDE SERVICES?
We offer services in Toronto, GTA, Brampton, Mississauga, Pickering, Markham, Vaughan, Ajax, Oshawa, Niagara, Orillia, Barrie and Thunder Bay.
HOW MUCH IS THIS GOING TO COST ME?
Our cost is dependent on the complexity of care, the type of service, and the care plan as well as any applicable insurance coverage. An individual with more complex health care needs or an individual who cannot direct their own care will require a staff member with more knowledge and experience, and therefore the cost will be higher.
DO YOU WORK WITH NURSES, HEALTH CARE AIDS OR NURSING ASSISTANTS?
In Ontario, the former designations of health care aid, homemaker, attendant, etc., were all replaced by the category of worker known as a Personal Support Worker (PSW). PSW receives an average of six months of training – three to four months in the classroom and two months of internship or practical experience. Some receive additional training in Rehabilitation and Restorative Care and care of the person with Alzheimer's Disease. A Registered Nurse will do an initial assessment to identify risk factors, develop a Care Plan, and provide ongoing supervision for the PSW'S. Other health care professionals are employed (or requested through the local Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)) as required to meet individual needs. This may include a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Foot Care Registered Nurse, or Registered Practical Nurse.
At Arcadia Home Care, we carefully assess the needs of each individual and match them with a qualified PSW, who can best meet their needs in terms of personality, language, and culture. Sometimes we will employ a student who is upgrading or retraining as a PSW but who has valuable previous experience with certification from another province or the United States. These employees include nurses, physicians, and nursing aides who have been foreign-trained.
WHAT SERVICES DOES ARCADIA HOME CARE PROVIDE?
Arcadia Home Care offers a range of services to suit the varied needs of your loved ones. We provide housekeeping services including cleaning, laundry, and meal preparation, as well as personal support work as needs evolve. This could involve help with daily activities, medication management, and other aspects of health care.
WHAT IF MY PARENTS' NEEDS CHANGE? DO I NEED TO FIND ANOTHER SERVICE PROVIDER?
At Arcadia Home Care, we understand that health needs can change over time. You will not need to find another service provider. Our caregivers are trained to adapt to these changes and provide a range of services, ensuring a seamless transition from housekeeping to more comprehensive care.
HOW DO YOU ENSURE THE HEALTH OF MY LOVED ONES?
Our caregivers are trained to monitor and report any noticeable changes in your loved one's health. This includes keeping an eye on their dietary habits, daily activities, and overall well-being. We believe that a clean home and a balanced diet are crucial for healthy living.
HOW CAN I TRUST THE CAREGIVER YOU PROVIDE?
We understand the trust you place in us and we don't take it lightly. All our caregivers undergo a rigorous selection process and training to ensure they are not only qualified but also share our values of empathy, respect, and professionalism.
I'M VERY BUSY. HOW CAN I KEEP TRACK OF MY PARENTS' HEALTH AND WELL-BEING?
We recognize your time is precious. That's why we are committed to keeping you informed about your parents' health and well-being. Our caregivers will communicate with you regularly, report any changes, and are always available to answer your questions.
HOW DO I GET STARTED WITH ARCADIA HOME CARE?
Simply get in touch with us via phone, email, or through our website. We'll discuss your needs, answer your questions, and guide you through the process to ensure that your parents receive the care they deserve.