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Aging at Home

Age at home with the utmost care.

The Aging at Home Program serves seniors with disabilities, providing personal support and essential homemaking services. Some of the services offered could include assistance with personal grooming and hygiene, bathing and washing, toileting, rinsing and retiring, dressing and undressing, transferring, meal preparation, laundry and light housekeeping.

For more information about Aging at Home, please contact:

Carefor Health & Community Services

205 Amelia Street
Cornwall, ON K6H 3P3

Phone: 613-932-3451

In home Respite

Respite support is just as important for you as it is for your loved one.

The Respite Program is a home care support service which allows you to schedule temporary relief from your role as a caregiver. This offers safe support for your loved one and helps alleviate the stress and strain that can be placed on relationships during day-to-day care. Services could include personal care, homemaking, and supervision.

Available in these locations:

Carefor Health & Community Services

205 Amelia Street
Cornwall, ON K6H 3P3

Phone: 613-932-3451

Community Supportive Housing

Personal support in a safe, residential setting.

Community Supportive Housing is supported by a partnership between Carefor and Cornwall & Area Housing Corporation. The program serves adults with disabilities by providing personal support services and essential housekeeping services in a safe environment. Attendant care staff are on-site 24/7, and provide non=medical support care.

Available in these locations:

Carefor Health & Community Services

205 Amelia Street
Cornwall, ON K6H 3P3

Phone: 613-932-3451

Assisted Living Services

If you need some extra help at home.

A Home and Community Care Support Services funded program, Carefor’s Assisted Living Services are community-based health care services that provide eligible seniors living in Pembroke with the assistance they need to allow you to continue living on your own for as long as possible.

Available at these locations:

Home & Community Care

Phone: 310-2272
Toll-free: 1-800-538-0520
healthcareathome.ca

Services Include:

  • Washing/bathing
  • Mouth care
  • Preventative skin care
  • Transferring/positioning/turning
  • Dressing/undressing
  • Toileting or incontinence care
  • Homemaking
  • Safety and reassurance checks
  • 24 hour urgent response

There is no cost for these services.  Spaces are limited and there may be a waitlist.

Foot Care Clinics

Your feet carry you where you need to go through life and making sure they’re healthy makes for a better life.

Health complications can affect them, but our Foot Care team is there to help, offering a variety of foot care services to keep you on your feet.

Services include:

  • Comprehensive Foot Assessment
  • Cutting and filing of toenails
  • Treatment of ingrown nails, thickened nails
  • Paddings as necessary to improve comfort and mobility
  • Preventative foot care
  • Referrals as necessary

Foot care services are offered in Ottawa, Pembroke and at our support centres throughout the Eastern Counties.

In-Home Exercise

Improve your functional fitness level.

The In-Home Exercise Program is designed for older adults who are homebound or frail. Our 10-session program matches you to a trained volunteer who assists you in completing 10 simple yet progressive exercises in the comfort of your own home. The Program’s Coordinator is a Certified Fitness Instructor.

Homemaking

Homemaking Services help seniors stay at home longer.

The Program provides tailored light housekeeping services for seniors and physically disabled adults living at home. To qualify for the program, clients are assessed by a Carefor team member.  There is a minimal cost for the services, which may include housekeeping tasks like cleaning, laundry and changing linens.

Services offered

  • Dusting
  • Vacuuming
  • Cleaning bathrooms
  • Making the bed/changing linens
  • Laundry
  • Washing floors
  • Cleaning kitchen and bathroom surfaces
  • Cleaning appliances
  • Emptying garbage

Eligibility

Seniors over 65 years of age who meet the requirements based on the mandatory InterRai CHA health assessment.

*Note: There is currently a waitlist for this service. You will be contacted as soon as your referral can be reviewed.

Available in these locations:

Carefor Health & Community Services

205 Amelia Street
Cornwall, ON K6H 3P3

Phone: 613-932-3451

Homemaking Intake Coordinator

Phone: 613-740-5783
Email: homemaking@carefor.ca

Rehabilitation Services

Helping you maintain function and choice in how you want to live.

Our experienced and trained rehabilitation team offer services to help you build and maintain independence offering you support in your home.

Our home care rehabilitation services in Ottawa include physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics and social work support.

Available at these locations:

Toll-free: 1-833-922-2734

By the numbers

95%

of home care clients rate Carefor’s services as good or excellent.

37,184

appointments by Carefor rehabilitation staff in 2022.

Personal Support Services

Carefor Personal Support Workers are available 24/7 to support you, offering independence, connection and caring, whether at home, in a retirement home or assisted living.

We offer home care personal support services in Ottawa, Pembroke-Renfrew County and Eastern Counties that gives you and your family peace of mind.

Personal Care & Exercises

Including bathing assistance, grooming, dressing, and feeding.

Respite & Companionship

Have a PSW offer you a break in the care of your loved one.

Light housekeeping

Including laundry, light meal preparation and more

Available at these locations:

Toll-free: 1-833-922-2734

Carefor Health & Community Services

205 Amelia Street
Cornwall, ON K6H 3P3

Phone: 613-932-3451

By the numbers

95%

of home care clients rate Carefor’s services as good or excellent.

730,130

hours of care provided by Carefor PSWs in 2022

If it hadn’t been for my PSW, I don’t think I’d make it.”

Lois.F., Carefor PSS client for 30 years

Nursing

Exceptional, compassionate care in your home.

Our nurses will develop and deliver an individualized care plan to help you improve your quality of life or to help you end your journey with comfort and dignity. Our nursing clinic and home care services in Ottawa give you and your family peace of mind.

Contact us

Carefor Nursing Department

833-922-2734
613- 239-4778 (11:00pm – 7:00am)

Available at these locations:

*Not walk-in clinics

Ottawa West End

2580 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2B 7H5

Phone: 613-820-2398

Tuesday – Friday
8:00AM – 4:00PM

Ottawa East End

760 Belfast Road
Ottawa, ON K1G 6M8

Toll-free: 1-833-922-2734

Monday – Friday
8:15AM – 6:30PM

Saturday – Sunday
8:00AM – 4:30PM

No matter how many frightening new procedures and processes I was going through, I knew I could always depend on you all and the quality of your care. You have all played a huge role in saving my life and did it with skill, kindness and laughter. All I can say is thank you always.”

P.H. Carefor Nursing Client

By the numbers

97%

of home care clients would recommend Carefor to their family and friends.

76,980

visits provided by Carefor nurses in 2022.