Vancouver Coastal Health’s Home Support offers many services. These can be provided on a short-term basis, such as after leaving the hospital, as part of end-of-life care, or over a longer period, such as several months or years.Personal support services provided by community health workers (CHWs) include:
  • Bathing, dressing, and toileting
  • Helping clients move around or get in and out of bed safely
  • Heating and serving meals
  • Providing a break for caregivers
  • Helping clients take their medication
  • Connecting clients to a Social Worker who can check-in on you
 Home Support Programs include: Home and Community Care, Meals on Wheels, Volunteer Drivers, Volunteer Shopping, Telephone Tree, Friendly Visitor, Seniors Outreach Counsellors and Shorncliffe Adult Day Center & Totem Lodge facilities.**Please note, Home Support is always in great need of volunteers for many of the above volunteer-run services. Contact them to find out more. 
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