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Read our answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. If your question isn’t covered here, please contact us through the form below or give us a call. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

All nurses and therapists who visit your home go through a rigorous interview and screening process, as well as a background check and license verification. Our caregivers are regularly supervised and evaluated to ensure that you and your loved one is receiving the care and attention they deserve.

A patient’s inability to leave the home without the assistance of another person.  Also, leaving the home may be so difficult for the individual that it compromises their health or condition.

Click here to submit an online request to Meridian Home Health Care, or contact us at (905) 683-2111.  We will complete an assessment, and our clinical team will discuss a plan of care with your primary physician.

“Non-medical” care typically refers to companion and personal care activities such as bathing, grooming, dressing, as well as assistance with meal preparation, light housekeeping, and running errands. It could also include medication reminders, assistance with ambulation, and transportation to medical appointments. These types of services are typically provided by a Personal Support Worker and can be arranged from a few hours to 24-hours a day. “Non-medical” care is often sought by the elderly, new and expectant parents, individuals with disabilities, and those transitioning from a hospital or medical facility to home.

“Medical” home care follows a specific plan of care under the supervision of a Physician, Nurse, or Therapist, and involves home healthcare services such as nursing care, physical, occupational, speech, and respiratory therapies, as well as social services and palliative care. “Medical” care in the home can help provide a comforting solution to residing in a hospital, nursing home, or assisted living community.

Yes. We can provide services up to 24 hours a day and there is always a local on-call manager who can answer your questions and address any concerns after hours. The on-call manager also provides around the clock support to your health care team your healthcare team while they are providing care in the home.

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