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Ask the right questions about home health care Halifax NS

For seniors with health issues, home health care could mean greater independence. But is it a viable option? "Home health care is a great alternative ...

BMO Bank of Montreal
Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS
Type
ABM

Scotiabank
(902) 420-3567
1709 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS
 
RBC - Royal Centre Branch
(902) 421-8330
5161 George St-Main Flr
Halifax, NS
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English, French
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Monday: 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday: 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday: 08:00 - 17:00
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Scotiabank
(902) 420-3757
6169 Quinpool Road
Halifax, NS
 
BMO Bank of Montreal
(902) 421-3748
6371 Quinpool Rd
Halifax, NS
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Branch with ABM

Scotiabank
(902) 420-3787
5656 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS
 
RBC - Spring Garden & Summer Branch
(902) 421-8177
5855 Spring Garden Rd
Halifax, NS
Languages
English, French
Office Hours
Monday: 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday: 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday: 09:30 - 20:00
Thursday: 09:30 - 20:00
Friday: 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 15:00
Sunday: Closed

BMO Bank of Montreal
(902) 421-3798
5435 Spring Garden Rd
Halifax, NS
Type
Branch with ABM

BMO Bank of Montreal
Windsor Street
Halifax, NS
Type
ABM

RBC - Quinpool & Oxford Branch
(902) 421-8420
6390 Quinpool Rd
Halifax, NS
Languages
English, French
Office Hours
Monday: 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday: 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday: 09:30 - 20:00
Thursday: 09:30 - 20:00
Friday: 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 15:00
Sunday: Closed

Ask the right questions about home health care

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(NC)-For seniors with health issues, home health care could mean greater independence. But is it a viable option? "Home health care is a great alternative, especially for seniors who want to stay in their own homes as long as possible," says Mary Plaudis, RN for Bayshore Home Health.

Plaudis offers these answers to frequently asked questions about home health care:

What is it?

Home health care is an alternative to a hospital, long-term care facility or a retirement residence. Services are varied and include nursing care, personal care and companionship. You can learn more about it at www.bayshore.ca.

Where is it available?

Services are delivered right in the home or care facility. No travel is required by the individual.

Why will it make a difference?

Staying in your home preserves independence and dignity while enhancing quality of life. It can also reduce the pressure felt by family members to provide care during challenging times.

When is the right time?

The need for home care is generally triggered by an on-going health issue or a sudden event such as a fall or stroke. It can also be used by seniors who need help with daily activities or companionship.

How is it funded?

Payment can be made privately or funded through government care programs, personal and group insurance plans and Workers' Compensation Insurance.

Credit: www.newscanada.com