for individuals with disabilities
The special needs of family members with physical, developmental and mental health challenges call for special caregivers who can deliver uniquely individualized support.
Extended Families will provide 1:1 support workers who are equipped with the experience and skills to match the specific needs and disabilities of your family member. Our staff includes certified Developmental Service Workers, Child and Youth Workers and Personal Support Workers who are experienced with varied age groups and types of disabilities.
- Personal Care Services: Support with bathing, walking, dressing, transferring, medication reminders, assistance with exercises, completing any Activities of Daily Living
- Homemaking Services: Support with homemaking duties such as housecleaning, laundry, cooking, organizing, pet care, property maintenance and gardening
- Transportation and Accompaniment: We provide transportation to medical appointments, shopping, running personal errands, recreational activities in the community etc. A 1:1 support worker will accompany in the community, or complete personal errands for you
- Long Distance Caregiving: We can provide trustworthy, and all-inclusive support services to ensure safety and independence. Professional communication services to keep you updated on their well being, with technological assistance to give you the opportunity to visually communicate,
Passport Funding Program: Our advisors are experienced in helping individuals to access and manage their Passport funding. This program by Developmental Services Ontario offers financial assistance for recreational activities in the community, as well as caregiver support for respite services.