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  • Understanding Home Health Care | Qualicare

    Isn’t senior health care all the same? Not exactly. Actually, not even close. Let our Qualicare team help break it down so that you can better understand how home health care can benefit your loved one. Why Home Health Care Should Be Your First Choice for Your Loved One When you think of your home, ...
  • When Is the Right Time to Consider Home Health Care Support? | Qualicare

    Qualicare understands it can be difficult to decipher when it’s time to consider home health care for a loved one. That’s why we’d like to share some signs that home health care support may be necessary. Warning Signs to Watch for in Your Loved One Independence is extremely important—for everyone. ...
  • Homecare Terminology

    Homecare terminology It's important to be comfortable with the language and terminology used in homecare . The list below can help you avoid confusion. If you come across a term you need more information on, please contact us at Qualicare Franchise Corporation. One of our nurses will be happy to ...
  • Hospital Parking Fees

    Homecare professionals discuss hospital parking fees An editorial in the November 28 issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal about excessive patient and visitor parking fees at hospitals has caught the attention of our homecare professionals and it has also blown the lid off widespread ...
  • Ask a Nurse - Facing the Diagnosis

    Ask a nurse: what to do when you are facing a diagnosis Question for our nurses : I’m a 56 year old female with no previous medical issues except for childbirth. At my annual check-up, I mentioned some unusual symptoms I’ve been having. My doctor didn’t like what he heard and ordered a battery of ...
  • Risk for Seniors Discharged from Hospital

    Elder care professionals discuss: Risks for Seniors Discharged from Hospital A recent study of almost 400,000 Ontario hospital patients showed that there was a significant risk that these patients would discontinue taking vital meds after discharge. This extremely well-designed study tracked elderly ...
  • Ask A Nurse - Discharge from Hospital

    Elderly care experts discussing preparing for discharge from hospitals Question to our elder care experts : How do I best prepare for the discharge of my 78 year old mother who has had a lengthy stay in hospital and has been denied going to a rehabilitation facility prior to coming home? My dad (80) ...