Services

In Home Care

In Home Care We know finding reliable in-home care for an aging parent can be a difficult and emotional process. Caring for an aging parent or family member can be exhausting, lonely work – but you are not alone. Many families seek quality home care services every year and find comfort and relief with Amy's Helping Hands. We are an affordable, compassionate choice for families who want to keep their family members at home. Our attentive, dependable caregivers can offer emotional care and quality of life to your loved ones and much needed respite care for you. Many times older adults are initially resistant to having assistance but after they have seen the difference our services make from both a task perspective and bonds that our caregivers create we are proud to have been able to bring smiles to many seniors and their families across Windsor and Essex County. We have assisted many seniors from healthy active individuals just wanting some assistance around the house with laundry and cleaning…

In Nursing or Retirement Home Care

In Nursing or Retirement Home Care You want the best for your loved one and want to ensure that the facility that they are living in is meeting their care/support needs. The facility is doing their best, but you may be noticing that your loved one is starting to need a little more one-on-one attention. We can assist offering additional support with companionship, transportation and outings, stimulating activities, memory therapy programs, assistance with eating meals and additional personal care if needed. We can also provide overnight care when facility staff are reduced to provide your loved one the added assistance they need so that they can stay in the place they call home. We work closely with many of the retirement and nursing homes in Windsor and Essex County, effectively communicating with them and you regarding your loved ones care to ensure the best outcomes. If you want your loved one to receive that extra special attention, you have come to the right place, we can help. Give us a call and arrange for a free…

In Hospital Care

In Hospital Care Your mom or dad has had a setback which resulted in a hospital admission. You work, have kids and can’t be in 3 places at once. Many times being in a hospital can be scary and you want mom or dad to have that extra attention to help them recover. We understand how difficult these situations can be! We can assist with bedside care,companionship, assistance with eating meals, getting your loved one mobile and outside for some fresh air. Sometimes patients are restrained in hospital if they don’t have someone by their side – we can provide that added support to prevent it. We can also be there during life’s last transitions so that your loved one does not pass away alone. ​Give us a call and arrange for a free assessment or click the care inquiry form to start the process. Start Care Now

Adult Day Program

Adult Day Program A unique program for seniors in Windsor and Essex County Accepting Referrals and Participants: 6566 Hawthorne Dr. Windsor, ON ADULT DAY PROGRAM For Seniors with: Depression or in need of socialization Family respite / day away Physical or health conditions Alzheimer’s or dementia Our FULL & HALF DAY programs provide: Socialization, interaction, supervision Personal care & meals (with special diets) Wheelchair accessible with lift devices Showers and bathing assistance Physical, Mental & Horticultural Therapy Music & Art Therapy Low client to caregiver ratios About our Adult Day Program Our 9200 square foot secure facility located at 6566 Hawthorne Dr. of which the adult day program occupies 4000 square feet provides a highly stimulating and interactive environment geared towards the social, physical, mental and emotional needs of seniors in our community. The program is run in conjunction with our partners VON- Windsor Essex County which combine both private and public…

Foot Care

Foot Care Professional Foot Care Services For a senior it is important to take care of your feet. If a senior has calluses, corns, bunions, ingrown nails they may be painful and lead to mobility issues and also increase the risk of falls. Diabetes and Peripheral Vascular disease are other reasons to have your feet cared for on a regular basis to avoid complications. A CERTIFIED ADVANCED FOOT CARE NURSE WILL: Come to your home to perform the services at your convenience Help to address issues before they become serious. Help keep you healthy and on your feet! Visits are typically for a 1 hour in duration (initial visit may be longer) and every 4-8 weeks depending on your situation. Rates are: $45-50/hour* taxes included How to sign up? Just Call the office at 519-915-4370 and ask for an appointment for foot care. Covered under: Veterans Affairs- VAC ID cards accepted Covered under: Greenshield Canada (depending on your plan) *Rates may be slightly higher in remote Essex county locations to compensate…

Medical Alarms

Medical Alarms Personal Emergency Response Systems MONITORING AROUND THE CLOCK - PROVIDING PEACE OF MIND. Our Medical Alarms or Personal Emergency Response Systems uses a two-way voice hands free base station that works with a wireless, waterproof –one button wrist or necklace transmitter. If you require medical assistance, or in the event of another type of emergency, just press the transmitter button or the console's alarm button. A call will be sent instantly to the Emergency response centre, staffed 24/7/365, every day. HOW IT WORKS 1. CALLING FOR HELP If you require medical assistance, or in the event of another type of emergency, just press the transmitter button or the console's alarm button 2. CONNECTION TO CARING PEOPLE A call will be sent instantly to the response centre, staffed 24 hours a day, everyday. 3. YOUR CONTROL RESPONSE Once your alarm call is received at the response centre, certified staff stay on the line, assessing the situation, dispatching emergency personnel to…

Amy’s Memory Therapy

Amy’s Memory Therapy A Cognitive Interaction & Stimulation Program For individuals with Alzheimer's and Dementia. Focusing on 5 areas of cognition: Visual/Spatial Recognition Language and Music Critical Thinking Computation Memory One-On-One and Group Sessions Available Our Trained Cognitive Coaches provide one-on-one sessions up to 3 times per week for 1 hour in the comfort of your home, and in retirement and nursing homes. Group sessions available in our facilities or in retirement & nursing homes. Sessions are designed to: Provide cognitive stimulation through a series of session plans developing confidence and cognitive ability. Shown to slow the progression of the disease. To provide a flexible, safe and adaptable environment that meets the needs and interests of your loved one on any given day. Gently challenge your loved one to stretch the capacity and improve his or her current cognitive state. Benefits of this program include: Improved cognitive function. Improved communication ability.…

Nursing Care

Nursing Care Nursing Home Health Care Services We offer a broad variety of in home nursing care services to ensure families and their loved ones receive the highest quality of care. A LIST OF OUR NURSING CARE SERVICES: Administering Medications Changing Dressings and wound care Intravenous Therapy Vital Signs and monitoring Pain and symptom management Catheter Care Palliative Care Foot Care All of our nurses have up-to-date skills and are fully bonded and insured and have current registrations with the College of Nurses of Ontario. All our staff are specially chosen for their compassion and desire to help improve the quality life of seniors and their families. The Amy's Helping Hands Nurse Managed Care Difference: INCLUDED WITH YOUR HOME CARE OR NURSING CARE SERVICES FOR FREE: We start with a Free In-Home Assessment: here we review your situation medical history and discuss your needs and concerns, we take a wholistic approach addressing medical, social, safety and overall well being. Routine care…

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Our approach to patient care for an individual living with Alzheimer’s and related Dementia is through assistance and encouragement. Our caregivers receive specialized education and training with the disease so that we can help seniors cope, giving them the ability to continue to do what they can while feeling confident that they are supported. We ensure that our clients remain engaged and have that much needed social interaction, nutritious meals, provide those stimulating activities and our staff have the training to manage the challenging behaviours. We are sensitive to the care and safety needs of an Alzheimer’s or dementia patient. This includes bringing back those memories and simple pleasures, from a walk in the park or time in the garden to a ride in the car with the windows down or visiting the ice cream parlour or that favourite restaurant. It is important that your loved one living with this disease receives access to consistent stimulating activities and interaction…

Cost & Funding

Cost & Funding The cost of services vary depending on the level, intensity, type and quantity of care being provided. To learn more about the cost of our services please ask for an assessment so that we can accurately provide you with the cost based on your needs. Amy's Helping Hands is a full service home care company.We takecare of many hiddenaspects of your loved ones care all in the background.To learn more visitWhy ChooseUs. Hourly Care - Our caregivers are available for a minimum of two hours a visit, whenever you choose. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays to provide services. Rates range from $23-26 per hour for Companion Care Services, Home Maker Services and Personal Care Services.  Overnight Care - We can provideawake and alertcare giving services. This allows the family to have a restful sleep and peace of mind. 24 Hour Care - The caregiver is awake and alert at all times for assistance. This requires minimum two caregivers per 24 hour period. Call for…

Emergency Care

Emergency Care Emergency Response Care We can often provide caregivers within a couple of hours to assist in emergency situations.* *(Certain conditions apply) If mom or dad is unexpectedly released from the hospital, is found wandering or needs additional assistance in hospital, retirement home or nursing home we can help. We are available 24 hours a day for emergency situations and our clients and can provide assistance in home, hospital and nursing or retirement home. Call us at 519-915-4370 we are here to help. Included with your Home Care or Nursing Care services for free: We start with a Free In-Home Assessment: here we review your situation medical history and discuss your needs and concerns, we take a holistic approach addressing medical, social, safety and overall well being. Routine care management visits to oversee your care Regular follow up with family,professionals and facility staff* (*if applicable) 24/7/365 on-call support for our clients, rush assessments and emergencies Access to resources…

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