Frequently Asked Questions
Will using private services exclude receiving government services?
No! Qualicare actually makes it a priority to coordinate public services
from all applicable agencies so that our clients get access to all services
and resources they are eligible for. We take the initiative to contact
these public agencies to improve the setup and management of these government services.
Will private insurance cover Qualicare services?
It’s possible. There are numerous insurance plans that cover all the nursing
and personal support services offered by Qualicare. You should always
verify your coverage with your insurance company before moving forward
with any health services. If you choose to hire Qualicare, you will be
responsible for reimbursement from your insurance company. At this time,
we are not able to work directly with insurance companies unless we are
hired by them and given explicit instructions.
Why should I involve Qualicare in selecting health services?
When it comes to finding and assessing a nursing home, retirement center,
or other type of long-term care facility, you need a partner who understands
the process and what to look for. That’s where Qualicare comes in. We
make sure that you understand the important aspects that must be reviewed
and have specific criteria established before every beginning. We can
help organize tours, set up appointments, and ensure all your questions
are answered as you aim to narrow down your options to find the best possible facility.
Where do Qualicare clients receive care?
Qualicare provides quality care to clients wherever they are located-whether
that be at home, in a nursing home facility, in the hospital, or within
a retirement community.
What types of caregivers are available for our home?
All of our professionals are trained caregivers who have the qualifications
and / or certifications necessary to provide the appropriate type of care
to the clients they are serving. Many Qualicare caregivers have professional,
medical, and even nursing designations from around the world, as well
as local experience in their area. Our staff includes Nurse Managers,
Practical Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, and Personal
What makes Qualicare unique?
Our collaborative approach to healthcare advocacy and coordinated care
ensures clients get the best possible care in every situation. From remaining
innovative to providing simple, easy to understand home health services,
we excel in every area. Learn more about the Qualicare difference here.
What are the benefits to having a Qualicare nurse manager accompany clients
to doctor appointments?
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system can be challenging. Our Nurse Managers can accompany clients to
appointments, supporting them through the process. They keep all relative
materials organized and on hand to ensure doctors have all the information
needed to properly assess a patient’s health. They can also help interpret
reports and findings from doctors that may be difficult for a loved one
or their family to understand. Lastly, our Nurse Managers work with clients
and their healthcare providers to explore viable treatment options.
Does Qualicare provide palliative care?
Yes. Qualicare has compassionate nurses and caregivers are ready to help
families through this challenging and difficult journey. We pull together
community resources, led by a palliative doctor, to ensure the individual
is as comfortable as possible and their family is cared for as well. Our
mission is to maximum the loved one’s qualify of life, prioritizing comfort
with our holistic approach.
How does prevention play a part in Qualicare services?
Our goal is to ensure our clients are healthy and cared for. This commitment
helps us prevent problems from developing and allows us to quickly initiate
medical interventions when necessary. Our case managers are all nurses,
meaning they have the knowledge and experience to help clients avoid hospitalizations
through close monitoring of their condition, medication, lab results,
specialist’s reports, and much more.
How does a loved one’s family benefit from Qualicare?
Family members can often take the brunt of the situation when trying to
ensure a loved one gets the medical care and support they need. That’s
why Qualicare was founded, to ensure that loved ones and their families
get the support and guidance they need. Family members can have peace
of mind knowing that their loved ones are getting exceptional care and
support with the help of Qualicare, allowing them to better balance their
professional, personal, and familial responsibilities. Our care coordination
also helps ensure that loved ones and family members are properly cared
for and assisted every step of this difficult time. We enable you to care
for your loved one, rather than having to provide care.
Does Qualicare provide short-term live-in caregivers?
If an individual has an urgent or temporary need for live-in care, Qualicare
can provide caregivers who are ready to provide short-stay care for live-in
assignments. Individuals who need live-in care may require assistance
or security, but should still have restful sleep at night. Caregivers
are equipped to provide assistance with general personal care, daily living
activities, and errands.
How do doctors or hospital staff feel about having Qualicare involved?
Medical professionals regularly recognize the significant benefit of having
our professionals provide support through up to date and accurate reports.
Our healthcare advocates provide insightful knowledge on important health
issues clients may be dealing with, enabling them to provide better, more
personalized care. Qualicare also ensures that any pertinent or crucial
information is reviewed by hospitals or doctors so that treatments can
be adjusted as necessary. In many cases, our services can help coordinate
early discharges by creating a more comfortable, safe recovery at home.
Qualicare can significantly reduce discharge time by creating a suitable
environment at home for healing and recovery with the support of a medical
team. Further, government agencies also place great value on the services