home care

Home Care is an Election Issue

by Audrey Miller on September 18, 2015

in Articles & Blogs by Audrey

Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca on September 18, 2015: Today while driving to see a client, I was listening to CBC Radio Noon and Dr. Chris Simpson was the guest. Dr. Simpson is the President of the Canadian Medical Association and he had a lot to say. By way of reference, the CMA produced the ‘15th Annual […]

Originally posted @ allaboutestates.ca on August 24, 2015: I read a recent report from the Home Care Ontario and I thought I would share some interesting facts about publicly funded home care. In Ontario, a day in hospital costs on average $842; a day in long-term care costs $126; and a day in home or […]

Care@ Home?

by Audrey Miller on August 26, 2014

in Articles & Blogs by Audrey, Caregiving

Originally published in allaboutestates on August 26, 2014: I have always stated that the Power of Attorney for Finances needs to be able to support the decisions made by the Power of Attorney for Personal Care. In other words, care needs should dictate where monies should be spent. The first part of the equation is […]

Saving HST When Hiring A PSW

by Audrey Miller on April 12, 2013

in Baby Boomers, Caregiving, Elder Care

Originally published at allaboutestates.ca April 12, 2013: I have previously blog on the emotional and financial cost of providing care at home. Both can be very costly. There are some ways to save money when hiring home care assistance. The caveat is that publicly funded services of a personal support worker (PSW) need to already […]

Written on April 26, 2012 – 7:15 am | Allaboutestates by Audrey Miller Further to last week’s blog: Who Needs Home Care and What Is It? Written on April 18, 2012 , a few key points made by The Health Council of Canada (2012) article: Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home […]

Who Needs Home Care and What Is It?

by Audrey Miller on April 18, 2012

in Elder Care, Home Care

April 18, 2012: Allaboutestates blog: We may all need it, at some time or another. The Health Council of Canada (2012) has recently published: Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada? It is an excellent paper that explores the growing issue of home care in Canada. […]