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Specialized Senior Care Services

When a senior loved one needs help with home care services, the situation can become uncomfortable for those involved. Family caregivers may feel unsure about how to assist a parent or grandparent with in-home care and managing medical needs.

Compassionate, Confident Highly Personalized Care at Home

Many families worry about monitoring the care for their loved ones, including supporting their health care needs. Our trained and certified CAREGiversSM provide assistance in the comfort and ease of home and help them avoid a move to a nursing home or another higher level of care.  In addition, where specialized services are available, we have registered nurses on staff to support these services to be there when your senior’s needs reach the next level. Our highly personalized services may include:

Nursing Services

  • Medication Management including administer intramuscular injections into the skin.
  • Provide assistance with home dialysis.
  • Assist with diabetic wound care on client's feet.

Medication Management and Administration

  • Manage medication by crushing or splitting medications as well as drawing dosage for oral liquid medications, as prescribed.
  • Administer medications by placing medication in a senior’s mouth if he or she is unable to do so.

Vital Sign Tracking and Interpreting

  • Take a senior’s blood pressure and temperature.
  • Interpret vital sign outcomes and respond to thresholds.

Wound Care Support

  • Provide wound care with simple dressings.
  • Provide bathing assistance when a senior has a wound or dressing.
  • Assist with skin care when a senior has an open wound.

Diabetes/Glucose Testing Management

  • Monitor glucose (i.e. Accuchecks) to determine blood sugar reading.
  • Administer insulin and record and document findings.

Foot and Nail Care

  • Apply cream to a senior’s feet.
  • Provide care to wounds on feet.

Catheter Care

  • Emptying a catheter drainage bag.
  • Remove or replace a pre-sized wafer around a stoma.

Oxygen Therapy

  • Adjust a flowmeter to prescribed setting.
  • Monitor the oxygen saturation levels.

Feeding Tube

  • Turn on and off a feeding tube machine.
  • Flush feeding tubes.
  • Change dressing around the feeding tube.

Call today to learn more about  our specialized care services for your family in the Mississauga, ON area: (905) 276-2273.

Each independently owned and operated Home Instead Senior Care® franchised business determines which of the listed services it provides. Please contact your local franchise office to determine what services are available in your area.

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