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Home care services

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.

Please contact us for any services not mentioned.

Home Services
  • Routine housework includes: general cleaning, vacuuming, dusting, washing floors, laundry, ironing, changing beds, defrosting refrigerators/freezers, cleaning ovens/stoves and china cabinets.
  • Planning, cooking and serving meals.
  • Transporting clients to social activities and appointments.
  • Running errands, shopping for clients or transporting clients to carry out these activities.
  • Assisting with mail, correspondence and payment of bills.
  • Serving as companions and participating in friendly socialization activities.
  • Packing household goods when changing residences.
  • Caring for pets including feeding: exercising, cleaning litter boxes/cages, taking to grooming appointments or to the Vet.
  • Caring for plants.
  • Monitoring clients' safety, comfort and welfare by contacting them by phone or by making home visit(s).
Personal Care
  • Assisting with grooming needs such as: hair care, shaving, oral care and routine nail care. Supervising or assisting with tub baths, showers, sponge baths and bed baths.
  • Providing routine skin care such as applying lotion to dry skin.
  • Assisting with dressing and undressing.
  • Assisting with mobilization activities including: turning, transferring, exercising and walking.
  • Assisting with toilet and/or commode needs, as well as brief changing.
  • Assisting with eating or feeding.
  • Assisting with self-administered medications by reminding the client to take them at the prescribed time(s) and/or following up to ensure they are taken.
  • Providing respite and palliative care.
Dementia Care

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.

In Home Assessments

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.

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.