To the Home Instead Senior Care® network, enhancing the lives of aging adults and their families isn’t just about providing care services. If there’s a way we can make your life a little easier, a little less stressful, a little more manageable, we’re glad to share our resources and care expertise with you.
local resources page contains a list of important resources for Seniors and Caregivers in the West Toronto Area.
Private Case Management: An Option for Busy Families
Home Instead works closely with Jayne-Ann Steele (BSW, MSW, RSW), a Social Worker in private practice who operates her own independent private case management company. As a seasoned practitioner with over thirty years of experience, Jayne-Ann helps families by assessing the individual needs of seniors and making recommendations for how to best meet those needs. She helps families during times of crisis or otherwise put a plan in place that ensures all aspects of care are addressed.
Go to her linkedin page for more information on Jayne-Ann’s services and background.
Home Rehabilitation ServicesSteven Colangelo BSC.PT, H.BSC.KIN Registered Physiotherapist
AVID Physio provides home-based physiotherapy to a variety of clients. We offer home physiotherapy services because we understand that some conditions or injuries can make it difficult to leave your home and receive care in a clinic setting.
We provide in-home physiotherapy patients with the same high-quality therapy that they would receive in a clinic, and also instruct them on how to utilize their home environment to help them achieve their goals.
We are committed to ensuring your rehabilitation needs are met. Here are some examples of areas we can help with:
Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Many people find that caring for an aging loved one requires some adaptation.
CaregiverStress.com® is a helpful place to go for resources that cover everything from self care to senior care,
all with the goal of helping you manage, minimize, or prevent stress while making sure your loved one receives the best
Get CaregiverStress.com resources.
If Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia affects someone in your family, this website is for you. You'll
find a wealth of support resources, including free e-learning classes on some Alzheimer's care techniques, information
about care services and an Alzheimer's respite care grant program, tips from experts and other family caregivers in a
dementia support network, and much, much more.
Go to HelpForAlzheimersFamilies.ca
If you're a family caregiver of an individual with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, the risk of wandering is one of the potential behavioral symptoms that a loved one could be facing. Wandering could put that person's safety in jeopardy. To help family caregivers keep their aging loved ones safe, Home Instead Senior Care has launched a free alert system, Missing Senior NetworkSM, available at www.MissingSeniorNetwork.com. Sign up your older adult for this service that can help locate a loved one who goes missing or becomes lost.
Learn More at MissingSeniorNetwork.com
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