In-Home Respite

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Service Description

The Respite Program offers in-home support to seniors or older adults with disabilities residing in Etobicoke (exceptions may apply). This program enables individuals to comfortably remain in their own home while receiving care. ESS will send qualified, caring Personal Support Workers to your home to provide care and support to an individual or relief to a caregiver. Respite Care services can be arranged on an ongoing basis or for a one-time need.

In-Home Respite Care Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Bathing
  • Toileting
  • Grooming
  • Medication assistance
  • Meal preparation
  • Feeding
  • Laundry assistance
  • Bed linen change
  • Companionship
  • Grocery shopping

An in-home assessment by an ESS Case Manager is required to determine an individual’s eligibility for this program. Please call our administrative office at 416-243-0127 ext. 503 for further information.

Hours of Operation

Hours of service are flexible and will be determined based on the individual’s needs and eligibility, as well as staff availability. Minimum 2 hours per visit (exceptions based on staff availability).


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