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About Us

We are a team of health care professionals who are fierce supporters of the belief that free universal health care is a right for all.  At the same time, we believe that any universal health care system is not perfect – there are gaps – and our system here is no exception.  Whether that gap is a patient that waits too long, or a nurse that cannot spend enough time with each patient because of being short-staffed, there are gaps in the system.

We started this company because we believe that those gaps need to be filled.  But we believe it’s very important that they are not filled by companies run by those who do not come from the health care profession – rather companies run by nurses and other health care staff who will defend our public system even while helping fill the gaps that exist in that system.  We want this to be a company where patient care comes before profit and above all the dream of quality health care for all is maintained.

Who We Are

We’re a small team of nurses and health care admin specialists who believe that although our health care system is the best in the world, it does not always offer everything people need when they are making choices about how they would like to age.

We believe in building a company that provides the extra services those people need but in a way that stays true to the ideals that make Canada’s health care system so great.

We offer:

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Home Support Services

Home Support Services include assistance with day-to-day activities to make independent living safe and enjoyable. Our Home Support Services are tailored to meet your individual needs.  A dedicated care manager coordinates your home support requirements. Our flexible home support can be provided for a set number of hours a day, overnight or full live-in care.

Examples of home support services include:

  • Light housekeeping & laundry
  • Meal planning & preparation
  • Companionship & community outings
  • Friendly visiting for seniors and elderly
  • Light yard work
  • Grocery shopping & errands
  • Accompaniment to medical appointments
  • Pet care
  • Incidental transportation
  • Home safety assessments
  • Sorting mail & cleaning out cupboards
  • Performing regular fridge cleaning to ensure food is fresh
  • Coordination of home and yard repair or maintenance
  • Coordination of in-home installation of assistive devices
  • Coordination of services and referrals to other agencies

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Nursing Care Services

Nursing care services refers to care that must be performed by a regulated health professional, such as a Registered Nurse or a Registered Practical Nurse. These services are rendered as directed by the client’s treating physician.

Examples of at home Nursing Care Services include:

  • Medication administration
  • Vital signs monitoring
  • Wound care
  • Catheter care
  • Foot care
  • Ostomy care
  • Palliative care
  • Feeding tube management
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Blood glucose monitoring

Palliative Care at Home

CalaCare Home Health Care Services provides a unique approach to palliative care at home. Our flexible medical and non-medical care services ensures your loved one receives professional and dignified supportive care while remaining in the comforts of home. We care for each patient as we would a member of our own family and provide an unparalleled level of support to both the patient and family caregivers.

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Flexible Care Scheduling

CalaCare provides flexible care scheduling.  We offer hourly, daily, overnight or live-in care.  We work with you to develop a schedule that is best suited for you and your family member.

Medical and Non-Medical Care Options

  • Registered Nurses or Registered Practical Nurses for complex care under the directives of the patient’s physician,
  • Personal Support Workers for personal care needs, and
  • Home Support and Companion services to help with household duties and compassionate visits when required.

Dedicated RN Care Manager

CalaCare provides every family with their own personal Care Manager. The Care Manager is a Registered Nurse who is available to answer questions, provide support and collaborate with other members of the health care team. We ensure the needs and wishes of you and your loved one are respected at all times and carried out in the best manner possible.

24 Hour Care

Sometimes your loved one needs much more support than you can give, sometimes even up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In times like that you can rely on us to work with you to find the right round-the-clock solution for your care needs. We have many clients who have live-in caregivers and some who even look to us to provide round the clock nursing support. No matter how complex the situation, we can help.

Some of the options we can use are:

  • Live-in caregivers
  • 24-hour watchful care
  • 24-hour nursing care
  • daytime or nighttime support for family caregivers
  • Training for family members providing care round the clock

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Contact us today to speak with a CalaCare Home Care Professional about our elegant home care services and innovative home health technology.

Please visit us at www.calacare.com

Email us at info@calacare.com or call us at 905-296-5052 or 1-888-774-CALA (2252).

Our home care services are available in Oakville, Burlington, Mississauga, Brampton and surroundings areas.

15-760 Pacific Rd., Oakville, ON L6L 6M4

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