Managing of Chronic Conditions 2017-12-04T17:03:49+00:00

We Can Help Manage Chronic Conditions.

Our interdisciplinary team of medical professionals has the expertise and experience to help you or your loved on with the management of chronic conditions, whether your diagnosis is new and you are learning the ropes, or you are a long-time sufferer of a chronic disease, we can help.

Arthritis Care

Despite several medical treatment options for arthritis, it often progresses and sufferers have more and more difficulty performing usual activities of daily living, regular homemaking activities, and can often benefit from home support or personal care at home. Care At Home Services clinical specialists can help with this by creating an individualized exercise program that may include low-impact aerobic activity, strength training, and a range of motion exercises. When patients choose surgery, Care At Home Services can help with home from hospital care, physical therapy, and occupational therapy.

Cancer Care

Care At Home Services provides best-practice cancer care and support for patients and families undergoing active treatment and therapy. We work collaboratively with BC Cancer Agency and health authority staff to meet your individual needs and assist with symptom management associated with your treatment. We provide 24/7 support based on your unique situation and care requirements.

COPD Care

Care At Home Services has extensive expertise in helping patients and their families live with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). In addition to transitioning home after a hospital stay, we can also work with you, your physician and family to customize a program that:

  • Provides medication reminders, assistance, administration and reconciliation, as well as oxygen therapy at home if necessary.
  • Teaches an individual how to recognize early changes in how they feel, and to take appropriate action to decrease episodes of serious illness.
  • Assists with physician follow up including transportation.

Diabetic Care

Care At Home Services knows that managing diabetes can be a full time job. That is why our care team provides diabetes care and management to patients and families who require assistance with:

  • Education and teaching to support self-care management of Diabetes Type 1 or 2.
  • Monitoring of capillary glucose and the administration of insulin and oral hypoglycemic medications if the patient is unable to do so or if the family requires respite support.
  • Clinical support for complications associated with the condition i.e. diabetic neuropathy and associated wounds.

Congestive Heart Disease

Care At Home Services has experience helping individuals and their families live with advanced heart disease. We can customize a program that:

  • Provides medication reminders, assistance, administration and reconciliation.
  • Teaches individuals how to recognize early changes in how they feel, and to take appropriate action to decrease episodes of serious illness.
  • Develops and/or prepares a heart healthy diet (including shopping and meal preparation, if necessary).
  • Assists with physician follow up including transportation.
  • Helps with the daily activities of living such as bathing and dressing

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Care At Home Services is experienced at helping individuals and their families live with MS. Our trained professionals can customize a program that:

  • Provides medication reminders, assistance and administration.
  • Helps with the activities of daily living such as bathing and dressing.
  • Provides relief and respite care to the patient’s caregivers by assisting with routine home management issues such as housekeeping or laundry.
  • Promotes mobility through physical therapy.
  • Enhances independence with activities of daily living through occupational therapy.
  • Maintains effective speech and swallowing through speech language pathology treatments.
  • Attends to problems of elimination, such as catheter management and bowel management.

Parkinson’s Care

Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the brain that may result in shaking and difficulty with walking, movement, speaking, swallowing and coordination. It is unique in the way it affects individuals, and the care for the condition often needs to be just as specialized.

Care At home Services’ professionals can design a care plan that incorporates therapies as well as assistance with homemaking tasks and medication management. Some of the services include:

  • Safety supervision
  • Ambulatory assistance
  • Getting dressed and grooming
  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry services
  • Medication reminders
  • Cognitive stimulation

Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease Care

Alzheimer’s Disease affects every client and family differently, resulting in the need for a highly individualized approach to caregiving. Care At Home Services’ highly skilled staff will provide immediate and effective nursing care that is designed to meet the patient’s specific needs.

Our dementia care program is tailored to meet the unique needs, interests, habits and desires of our patients. We have adapted and endorsed the Alzheimer Society of Canada Guidelines for care:  Person-centred care of people with dementia living in care homes framework. The tenants of the program include the following:

  • Promote respectful relationships and interactions with people with dementia.
  • Develop strong bonds with family members of people with dementia and engage them in activities.
  • Anticipate the needs and reactions of people with dementia and adjust individual, social and environmental factors to reduce negative behaviours.
  • Encourage and support persons with dementia to make choices in keeping with the person’s lifelong values, preferences, and interests.

Our team of licensed nurses, physicians, foot and wound care clinicians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dieticians and pharmacists will be at your service, 24/7. Our specialists will come to your home to provide you with personalized care.

Book Your Free Home Care Services Consultation Today.

We go above and beyond the basics in providing advanced approaches to professional home health services. In addition to specialized care at home, you can choose from a complete range of reliable and compassionate home support, companion care, or personal care at home depending on your unique needs.

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