In 2011, 92.1% of the five million seniors aged 65 and over in Canada lived in private households.March 16, 2016Right at Home Canada
You may have recently heard or read about the discriminatory practices of Retire at Home, another in-home care company. We are posting today to clarify that we are NOT Retire at Home; we are Right at Home Canada.July 20, 2015Right at Home Canada
Baby Boomers may soon find they have no one to look after them. Brian Bethune reports on the next generational crisis.September 03, 2013Right at Home Canada
Recently you may have read in the Toronto Star about Doris Landry. The 84-year-old woman has out-lived her one-or-two month life expectancy and has now been stripped of the full-time in-home care that the Central CCAC and Central LHIN’s “Home First” program was providing for her. Her Niece, who has been caring for her in her home, now has to decide between working, and staying at home caring for her dying Aunt.July 29, 2013Right at Home Canada
Last month, the Star told the story of Doris Landry, an 84-year-old woman who outlived the 90-day funding limit for the Central CCAC’s “Home First” program. In October, Landry’s care was cut from eight hours a day to three hours a day. Landry wanted to stay in her niece’s home in Lisle, Ont., outside of Alliston, but was unable to pay for personal support workers, and her niece Charlene Dunlevy was faced the prospect of turning down work to care for her aunt during the day.July 15, 2013Right at Home Canada
The Burlington, Ont.-based operation delivers health services enabling seniors and the ill or infirm to stay out of hospitals and in their own homes. DePetrillo, Right at Home Canada’s vice-president of healthcare services, says the organization is aiming to grow into a nationwide network of about 8,000 employees in the next five years.
But there’s a human resources hurdle they have to overcome first.
On July 30, Right at Home China announced in Beijing that it is expanding to four other cities.September 11, 2012Right at Home Canada