Managing Chronic Illnesses

An important part of managing chronic illnesses is understanding when you need help and knowing where you can to find it. Identifying the need for assistance does not mean that you have fallen victim to your illness. Our caring and compassionate caregivers offer a wide range of services, all tailored to meet your individual needs.

For example, suppose you find it difficult to prepare meals because prolonged standing is too tiring or painful. If cooking is something you love to do, it can difficult for you to give it up. Our caregivers can be there to assist you with these tasks so you can continue to do the things that give you the greatest joy in life.

One of our experienced Home Care nurses can visit you for a free assessment to help create a tailored care plan to meet your individual needs. Whether it be:

  • Hygiene care
  • Monitoring diet and eating
  • Medication reminders
  • Monitoring safety
  • Help with grocery shopping
  • Assistance with home maintenance tasks
  • Respite for family caregivers
  • Tailored exercise plans made available from physiotherapists

Our goal is to help you remain autonomous in your home by helping you perform daily tasks safely and independently. As your care needs change, we are able work closely with you and your family to ensure you are receiving the quality person-centered services that match you require.

We Care has provided outstanding home care services for our father over the past five years. Thanks to thoughtful and competent staff, our father has been able to continue his academic work and travel despite his challenging physical condition. Year after year, We Care has helped us assess his needs and consistently offered solutions to improve his quality of life, optimize his health and manage his day-to-day life.

Resources

Being a Family Caregiver
A guide to help you better manage the responsibilities of providing care to a loved one

Independent Living
A guide to help you keep safe, healthy and independent