Expert Care From a Personal Support Worker (PSW)

At Nicoya, we understand that small, everyday interactions add up to big positive change.

Our Personal Support Workers (PSWs) are specially trained and dedicated to helping your loved one live a longer, better quality of life at home while enjoying a higher level of engagement.

We know you want the very best care for your loved one. We also understand the challenges you face when making decisions about their care. That’s why we will always work together with you and your loved one.

We want them to feel respected and empowered to make decisions about their care plan for as long as possible.

If you feel the strain of helping them thrive while trying to keep up with your responsibilities, our PSWs in Ontario can provide the helping hand you need and the high-quality care and companionship they deserve.

A Helping Hand for You.
A Caring Support System for Them.

Whether you need help for a few hours a day, or several days a week, our PSW care services are there when and where it’s needed most. Our care services are intentional, meaningful, and tailored to your loved one’s unique goals, interests, preferred routine, and personal capabilities.

If your loved one wants to take a morning walk, visit friends, attend a church service, or get additional support with household or personal care tasks, our PSWs are there to help them enjoy life on their terms as safely and independently as possible.

At Nicoya, we offer different care modalities that enrich, honor, celebrate, and support your loved one – exactly as they are today.

Personal Support Worker vs. Registered Nurse vs. Registered Practical Nurse

Personal Support Workers

Our PSWs in Toronto provide much-needed nonmedical care and companionship services to those who need assistance with activities of daily living. They remove the burden of daily care off your shoulders, enriching your loved one’s life while making it easier for you to cherish your time together. Our personal support services include:

  • Observation and monitoring
  • Social and emotional support
  • Running errands
  • Direct cooking, cleaning, housekeeping, and laundry
  • Nail trimming
  • Oral cavity cleaning
  • Bowel supervision
  • Maintaining ostomy and catheter hygiene

Registered Practical Nurses

Our Registered Practical Nurses have specialized education and training in caring for patients with non-complex healthcare needs and those with stable and predictable conditions. At Nicoya, our RPNs work closely with you, their doctors, and other providers as needed to ensure optimal care and guidance. You can rest easier knowing your loved one is in good hands. Registered Practical Nurse services include:

  • Bedside care
  • Progress monitoring
  • Documenting, measuring, and administering medication
  • Educating patients and families on nutrition, self-care, disease prevention, and health promotion

Registered Nurses

If your loved one needs a higher level of medical care, our Registered Nurses provide the exact level of medical and in-home senior care services your loved one needs to thrive, including:

  • Creating and implementing custom care plans
  • Educating patients and their families on nutrition, self-care, disease prevention, and health promotion
  • Bedside care
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Progress monitoring and documenting
  • Administering medicine
  • Wound care
  • Mobility training
  • Injections and IV therapy
  • Ventilator care
  • Palliative care

Our registered nurses have experience in providing care across a range of facilities and settings (e.g., in-home, assisted living, nursing homes, etc.), giving you and your loved one the care and flexibility you need.

At Nicoya, we understand the emotional weight and responsibilities of caring for a loved one. Our compassionate personal support workers and in-home care providers in Toronto, ON provide the support, care, and companionship needed to help your loved one live a longer, better quality of life in the comfort of their home.

Visit our frequently asked questions to learn more about our PSW services in Toronto or schedule an appointment.

We would be honored to help you and your loved one navigate this journey together.