Personal Support Worker Services
What is a Personal Support Worker?
A personal support worker (PSW) is a qualified individual trained to assist clients with their activities of daily living.
What do F.O.C.A.S. Personal Support Workers do?
Our F.O.C.A.S. Personal Support Workers will:
♥ Provide you with personal care services such as bathing and getting dressed.
♥ Kindly remind you to take your medication(s).
♥ Help you to perform with light household tasks.
♥ Assist you in maintaining a safe and clean environment.
♥ Accompany you to medical appointments and social outings.
♥ Help you to perform your daily activities that you enjoy doing.
♥ Provide respite for family members who are going on vacation or require some rest from their caregiver routine.
♥ Prepare nutritious, varied and economical meals and snacks, including special diets (proper food preparation, storage and hygiene practices are always used).
Case Management Services
A Case Manager is an individual who has a professional designation as an Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Physiotherapist or Registered Nurse.
What do F.O.C.A.S. Case Managers do?
The responsibilities of F.O.C.A.S. Case Managers include:
♥ Assessing and analyzing the clients care.
♥ Collaborating with clients and families to identify the care needs and the level of assistance required for clients to live safely at home.
♥ Developing care plans that will outline the types and the amount of services the client will need.
♥ Connecting the client and family to additional health care services.
We focus on communication!
♥ As appropriate, each client will be assigned a Case Manager.
♥ The Case Manager will visit you and your family at least twice a year.
♥ When you have questions, do not hesitate to call our 24/7 on-call Case Managers for support!