Home and community care services assist people who have chronic and acute illnesses receive the care they need in their home or community. Care provided in these familiar settings allows First Nations people and Inuit to be close to their loved ones as long as possible and to keep their independence.
Home and community care may include
- Nursing care
- Personal care such as bathing and foot care
- Home support such as meal preparation
- In-home respite care (caring for someone while family members have a rest)