Home Support

JFSA provides personalized, professional home support to seniors in the Lower Mainland. Our qualified home support staff provide a comprehensive range of services to maximize independence. JFSA Home support managers are all trained professional social workers and the primary staff brings more than 25 years experience in geriatrics

JFSA’s commitment to quality Home Care or Support means that:

  • Our home support staff members are screened, police checked, supervised and provided with ongoing staff development. We hire only those with the training, experience, and personality required.
  • We hire only staff for our clients that we would hire for our own family.
  • We believe that home support should be tailored to each individual, including one’s physical, social, emotional, language and cultural needs.
  • We believe it important to maintain an ongoing relationship with each client to best respond to evolving or changing needs. Our social workers visit regularly, and maintain contact by telephone.
  • We are committed to respect and support Jewish values and culture.
  • We strive to be responsive, creative and flexible in creating each individualized care plan.

JFSA caregivers can help with a variety of daily activities such as:

  • Housekeeping
  • Medication reminding
  • Laundry and bed changing
  • Accompaniment to appointments
  • Shopping
  • Alzheimer’s Care- relieve family or caregiver
  • Meal preparation and clean up
  • Errands, care of pets
  • Bathing and dressing
  • Companionship
  • Transferring
  • Short term convalescent care
  • Sleep overs
  • Long term live in help

For more information about Home Support Services, please contact:

Elaine Perzow, BSW, MSW, Home Support Coordinator
604-637-3319 or eperzow@jfsa.ca