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Daily Living Services

The support services for daily living are:

Young nurse and female senior in nursing home, the old lady sitting in a wheel chairNourishment support

  • Prepare meals with special diet (no salt, no sugar and / or gluten-free);
  • Help feed and drink as well as cutting food;
  • Personal hygiene (washing hands, face and oral hygiene);
  • Store and wash the dishes and clean the spaces used.

Help with partial personal hygiene

  • partial hygiene of the person (face, hands, armpits and genitals);
    oral hygiene;
  • Maintain and shave his beard (only electric shaver)
  • Clean the bath if supervision when bathing;
  • Change bedding if needed;
  • Monitoring bathing.

Help with dressing

  • Help dress and undress;
  • Help at sunrise and sunset.

Incontinence care

  • Assist in the toilet with or without commode;
  • Empty and clean the bedpan;
  • Change incontinence panties and health care.

Help with movements

  • Help with balance in the movement;
  • Assist in the transfer from bed to chair or other;
  • Help in position changes.

Monitoring and recall of the medication.

Respite services – surveillance – presence are:

hommeConstant monitoring of person with cognitive impairment

  • Ensure a presence and constant monitoring;
  • Never take your eyses off of the beneficiary;
  • Ensure support services for daily living, if necessary;
  • Perform minor domestic help tasks if the beneficiary is sleeping.

Monitoring with stimulation of people with Alzheimer’s

  • Ensure a presence and constant monitoring;
  • Never take your eyses off of the beneficiary;
  • Ensure support services for daily living, if necessary;
  • Use the stimulation package or other stimulation activities;
  • Perform minor domestic help tasks if the beneficiary is sleeping.

Unconstant watch permitting other tasks

  • Never take your eyses off of the beneficiary;
  • Ensure support services for daily living, if necessary;
  • Perform minor domestic help tasks if the beneficiary is sleeping.

Click here to view a list of Community Organizations Providing Support to Seniors.

*** Please note that support services for daily life are not subsidized.

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