Home Support Services

Home support services are available to people who need non-professional help with activities of daily living. Western Health may help to pay for the cost of home support.



A Social Worker or Nurse must visit to complete an assessment. The assessment will identify the strengths and needs of a person and will look at the support available from family and others to meet those needs. Paid home support is meant to help when the support provided by family and others is not enough to meet a person’s needs. A person must complete a financial assessment before Western Health can help to pay for home support. A person may be required to pay towards the cost of home support.

Goal of Home Support
Home support tries to provide the additional help that people and families need to remain at home.


Home Support Services
Home support may include help in the following areas:

Personal Care
This includes help with bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting, walking and feeding.

Household Management
This includes help with light housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation, home management and shopping.

Respite includes supervision and help with recreational activities, and/or assistance with any activity of daily living.

Behavioral Support
This includes assistance with behavior management and/or modification to individuals with a developmental disability.

Home support workers are employed directly by the individual/family, or through a licensed home support agency.

Contacts at Western Health

Social Worker for Children & Adults under 60

Bonne Bay 453-2249
Burgeo 886-2294
Corner Brook 637-2602
Deer Lake 635-2123
Piccadilly 642-5234
Port aux Basques 695-6250
Port Saunders 861-3509
Stephenville 643-8601
Stephenville Crossing 646-3105

Community Health Nurse for Seniors

Benoit’s Cove 789-2832
Burgeo 886-3360
Cape St. George 642-5772
Codroy Valley 955-2710
Corner Brook 634-5551
Cow Head 243-2450
Deer Lake 635-4286
Hampden 455-3333
Jeffrey’s 645-2540
Meadows 783-2026
Norris Point 458-2381
Pasadena 686-5052
Port aux Basques 695-4621
Port Saunders 861-9126
Ramea 625-2261
Stephenville 643-8700
Stephenville Crossing 646-2762
St. George’s 642-5772
Woody Point 453-2401

For further information or to request services contact:

Regional Community Support Coordinator
169 West Valley Road
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 6C7
Telephone: (709) 634-5551 ext. 229

Regional Community Support Coordinator
49-51 Main Street
P.O. Box 38
Port aux Basques, NL
A0M 1C0
Telephone: (709) 695-6253


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