Lending Hand is an in-home service provider that assists individuals and families. We are dedicated to helping our clients lead dignified, independent lifestyles in the comfort and safety of their own homes by carefully assessing and fully understanding their needs and selectively placing trained personnel to meet these needs.
Our nurses are a team of caring, compassionate, and experienced individuals comprised of various specialties within the feild.
Holistic care of patients, which encompasses developmental, psychological, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs.
Health pormotion, health protection and disease and injury prevention with on going clients in the community.
Frequent nursing assessments of new and current clients.
Working with family and team to create appropriate care plans identifying needs and goals of the client(s).
Education for clients and their familiy in relation to changes of care plan or health status of the client. Education of proper management for any illness or change in health conditions.
Advocating for clients needs.
All medical related therapy related to the standards of a nursing role i.e. Medicaiton administration: Oral, injectable, intravenous, nasogastric and gastric tube, topical etc., dressing changes, nutritional assessment and additional needs related to nutrition such as tube feeds.
Transportation clients to social activities and appointments
Monitoring clients' safety, comfort and welfare by contacting them by phone or by making home visit(s).
Our certified caregivers are educated to care for those with dementia. Safety being our #1 priority, assessing for risk of falls and safe transfers are incorporated into Lending Hands orientation program.
Medical and Non-medical Assessments are conducted to find client's functioning capabilities, to identify their needs and to determine what services are required to assist them while maintaining optimum independence.
Providing relief to families as in home respite care.
Our professional Nurses, Personal Support Workers and Developmental Service Workers are there when you need them. Whether it be for a few days or a few months; frequent or in frequent visits. We work to prevent caregiver burn out on a case per case basis as it can arise at different times for each caregiver.
We free up time for regular care givers to complete their own day to day or weekly tasks. Relief from the stresses of caregiving whether it be for a few hours or a few days.
Respite care may include home visits and home making services, recreational activites or standard home care.
We provide a wide variety of nursing and support work services for children in the community.
Trained and experienced staff providing exceptional pediatric and family centered care. We are developing a reputation when it comes to pediatric home care in the community; Our expertise and demenor distinguishes us as a leader in the London and surrounding area.
We work with many children with developmental disability in the community and work with these children to learn and perform basic life skills. Understanding that these children do often have other complex health needs, our team works together to provide a true holistic care experience.
Working with families in the community to meet all health needs related to our services listed above.
Our nurses establish, monitor and deliver foor care to clients in their homes.
We provide a nursing assessment and work to establish a nursing care plan.
Our certified nurses received extensive training realted to the following practices: Callus and corn removal, nail trimming and filing, soaking feet and skin care.
We work on prevention and education on proper foot care and practice in good foot hygiene.
Foot wound care.
Diabetic and vascular foot care.
Who Can Obtain Service
Certain segments of the population will find our services especially beneficial such as people who are frail; elderly; housebound; terminally, chronically, or acutely ill; physically or mentally handicapped; recently discharged from hospital; family caregivers; and accident victims.
Where Service is Available
We service the London and surrounding area. If a need arises, we will strive to accommodate anyone who requires service outside this geographical area.