Other Services

DHS Health Care Service provides a wide range of important services that include:

DHS Health Service specially trained nurses provide foot care in the privacy and comfort of your home. Nurses are also able to provide clinics in facility, senior center, apartment buildings or retirement homes. Foot Care Services provided include:

  • Soaking
  • Trimming & Clearing Nails
  • Care for Corns & Calluses
  • Disinfecting for Infections
  • Application of Lotions and Creams
  • Padding & Strapping
  • Cushioning
  • Binding
  • Nail Packing
  • Corrective Foot-Health Education

DHS Health Service has a licensed Hair Dresser available to provide in-home hair care services. Also trained as a Personal Support Worker, our Hairdresser is able to provide services to clients who would otherwise have difficulty going out to the hairdresser for any reason.  Services the Hairdresser is able to perform in home include:

  • Washing Hair
  • Set
  • Cut
  • Style
  • Perm (after consultation)
  • Colour (after consultation)

DHS Health Service is pleased to introduce Transportation for Errands as a new Service we offer to clients. Home and Personal Support Workers insured by DHS can drive clients and accompany clients to medical and social appointments. Clients must not have any cognitive or physical impairment that would interfere with their ability to safely transport in a workers car, and they must be able to transfer independently to a workers car, which is not wheelchair accessible. The client must complete a Drivers Agreement Form authorizing the DHS worker to transport them in the workers car. Clients are responsible to pay for the workers services plus mileage and any parking incurred during the transportation. Transportation can include:

  • Doctor Appointments
  • Specialist Appointments
  • Christmas Shopping
  • Church
  • Shopping
  • Day Surgery
  • Dentist Appointments
  • Weddings
  • Socialization
  • Transportation for Errands