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Trusted Palliative Care for Seniors In Vancouver, BC

We believe that with the right care approach, your loved one can live a fulfilled life even in the face of a debilitating ailment.

Let our team help you create a personalized palliative care plan that delivers stability, support, and compassion. 

Get in touch for a complimentary care consult.

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Over 25 years of palliative care experience helping thousands of Vancouver families

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Coping with a progressive condition requires patience, empathy, and love. Our professionally trained palliative caregivers provide just that for your family. From short-term support while your loved one recovers from a hospital visit to longer-term solutions, we provide a pair of helping hands, expert knowledge, and peace of mind.

Our tailor-made palliative care plan helps Mom & Dad stay engaged in life while staying safe, comfortable, & well at home.

✓ Highly Personalized Care Planning

✓ Compassionate, Professional, & Skilled CAREgivers

✓ Unmatched CAREgiver Consistency

✓ Care Experts Available 24/7

✓ Fully Insured & Bonded

✓ Flexible Schedules (No long-term commitment)

✓ Licensed Home Care Agency

✓ 25+ Years Experience

Explore Our Home Care Services

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Hospice and Palliative Care

Our compassionate CAREGiversSM deliver the practical and emotional care a family deserves throughout the hospice experience with:

24-hour Home Care | Personal Care | Medication Management | Overnight Care | Care Professionals | Respite Care | A Compassionate Ear

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Nurse Directed Care

When tasks like medication management, glucose checks or wound care start to feel overwhelming, get personalized attention from our trained CAREGivers to stay healthy with services such as:

Vital Sign Tracking |Medication Administration |Glucose Monitoring | Insulin Administration | Oxygen Therapy | Wound Care | Home Dialysis Assistance
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Chronic Illness Care

Living with a chronic health condition can feel overwhelming and draining for everyone involved. Our skilled caregivers relieve the burden with person-centered care tailored to individual needs.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia Care

We believe the right care approach can help anyone maintain a high quality of life even in the face of memory loss. Let us create a personalized care plan that delivers stability, support and compassion through:

Genuine Relationship Building | Learning the Person’s Life History | Positive Reinforcement | Encouragement | Establishing a Stable Routine
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Personal Care

Personal care assistance helps adults maintain dignity as they age while receiving the care needed to stay healthy and independent. When needs extend beyond your family’s comfort, we’ll provide a helping hand with:

Bathing | Grooming | Bathroom Assistance | Dressing | Mobility | Sitting and Rising | Getting In and Out of Bed
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Home Helper

Our trained Care Pros provide a clean home to live in and nutritious meals through services like:

Light housekeeping | Meal Planning | Recipe Research | Cooking | Grocery List Preparation | Grocery Shopping

Palliative Care To Bring Comfort, Dignity, & Peace of Mind

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Losing a senior loved one is never easy. Losing them to a debilitating life-threatening ailment can be even more stressful, especially where medical treatment is unsuccessful, and the future becomes even more uncertain.

In many such situations, palliative care often becomes the course of action. While it has gained awareness as a concept in the last few years, the decision to have a loved one placed in palliative care can be a life changing decision for the loved one as well as their family.

Palliative care typically refers to care for someone who is not fit for or has gone through all possible medical treatments that should improve the course of illness.

Although it can include end of life care, palliative care is broader and can last for longer. Having palliative care doesn't necessarily mean that one is likely to pass soon – some people have palliative care for years.

Book A Complimentary Care Consult

We know families looking for care have many things to consider and want to make the right decision. Our free no-obligation Care Consultation can help you decide the best senior care option for your family.
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Nurse-Directed Care Including Pain & Symptom Management

  • 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.
  • Provide assistance with home dialysis.

Vital Sign Tracking and Interpreting

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

Feeding Tube

  • Turn on and off a feeding tube machine.

  • Flush feeding tubes.

  • Change dressing around the feeding tube.

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.

Catheter Care

  • Emptying a catheter drainage bag.

  • Remove or replace a pre-sized wafer around a stoma.

Oxygen Therapy

  • Adjust a flowmeter to the prescribed setting.

  • Monitor the oxygen saturation levels.

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When you need in-home care services, look to Home Instead to deliver the excellence and compassion you deserve. Learn more about the experienced in-home care​ we deliver.
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