Home Care - Home Care Program

Provided by: Health PEI

Service Description

Provides in-home services for people who require short or long term support to remain in their homes safely. Depending on individual needs, may include:
  • Nursing care: Health monitoring, IV therapy, injections, wound care, and patient teaching
  • Home support: Assistance with daily activities like bathing and dressing
  • Social work: Individual and family counselling for illness, loss or end-of-life issues
  • Dietitian services: Nutrition assessment and education
  • Physiotherapy: To maximize independence, function and mobility
  • Occupational therapy: Support for daily living, special devices, equipment or modification to home or workplace
  • Long term care: Assessment for nursing home admission
  • Palliative care: Comfort and support to live fully until the end of life
  • Adult day programs - enriching social activities for seniors
  • Adult protection - for vulnerable adults who need protection from neglect or abuse


Applicants must be experiencing one or more of the following:
-Need support to continue living at home
-Have been released from hospital and be recovering from surgery or an acute medical condition
-Have an ongoing health issue requiring more care than you or your family can provide
No fees
How to Access:
Complete and submit the Home Care Referral form to your local Home Care Office (form is available online) * Referrals can be made by the individual, family member, care provider or family doctor
Documents Required:
Completed Home Care Referral form
Program Hours:
English * French
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

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