helping valley residents live comfortably & safely at home for over 25 years
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We provide flexibility in all that we do. Our hours and services are designed around your lifestyle. We will adapt our home care services to meet your requirements whether for a change in your health or your schedule. From assistance in caring for someone with Alzheimers to providing a helping hand while recovering from a hospital stay, a visit from Careforce is always a visit you can look forward to.
Careforce is a home health care agency, serving clients and their families from Windsor to Bridgetown, Nova Scotia. We are an approved provider for Veterans Affairs Canada, the Workers' Compensation Board, and most insurance companies.
Careforce has been operating in the Annapolis Valley since 1990, and has grown from a small private company into the thriving worker cooperative our clients know today. In 2006, Careforce's owner/operator decided it was time to move on from the business. Although there were many possibilities, a group of motivated employees (including caregivers, administrative, and nursing staff) banded together, pooled their resources and decided to try and buy the business. Nearly two years later, with assistance from the Canadian Worker Cooperative Federation and iNova Credit Union, the Careforce Home Care Worker Cooperative was born.
What does that mean? It means that Careforce isn't owned by a single person, or even a small partnership of people. Instead, it is owned and operated by a large (and growing) group of employees. In fact, many of the caregivers our clients see in their homes every day are not just employees, but also owners of the business. They help make key management decisions, share in the profit of the business, and ensure we enjoy success together. The quality of service our clients have come to appreciate happens - in large part - because our employees have a direct stake in our success. Pretty cool story, huh?
Since becoming a worker cooperative, Careforce has continued to be recognized and has played a growing role in the community. We are proud to have received the Eastern Kings Chamber of Commerce Outstanding New Business Award in 2010, and the Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce's 'Best in Kings' award in 2014. We are proud to be members in good standing with the Better Business Bureau, and we now have an office in Kentville.
A community where every person has the opportunity, means, and support to live comfortably and safely for as long as possible.
To empower people to live comfortably and safely through our team of compassionate and skillful caregivers. These caregivers will provide physical, social, emotional, and spiritual support to both clients and their families, and will continuously strive to enhance the client's quality of life.
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Thank you for your excellent care & kindness for our dad over the last few months.
My mom seems to be doing well & I think the staff's daily presence is making a big difference. Thanks.
All the staff care so much for my mother. They are a great team. we couldn't have managed without them.
Beth is courteous and very knowledgeable... I like someone who is pleasant to have around. I couldn't do without her.
Careforce has always been proud to provide professional home care for veterans across the Annapolis Valley. Serving veterans and their families constantly reminds us of the tremendous contributions they have made - and continue to make - to our communities. It is our privelige to serve you.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
Careforce is an approved service provider for Veterans Affairs Canada. And after serving veterans for 25 years, we have learned a great deal about different programs, services, and contacts that are important to our veterans. Following are a few of the important ones
Choosing to receive assistance in your home can be a new and stressful experience; that's why the caregiver has to be someone you can trust.
We screen our staff carefully, making sure they are bonded and insured, and we encourage and provide professional development training.
But we go further than that–we choose only staff that are friendly, dependable, and who will understand your needs and preferences. Cooking meals, helping clean house, running errands and more–our staff will help you with everyday tasks that you may be finding difficult or challenging.
Our staff look forward to coming to your home. What's more important, you'll look forward to them coming, too.