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WHAT IS LAKECITY SENIORS?

In 2017, LakeCity Works launched its Seniors program, as part of the Home Services Nova Scotia project. With the goal of creating training opportunities and waged positions for individuals facing barriers to employment, LakeCity Seniors delivers non-medical home care services for Nova Scotians aged 65 and older.

The program provides a premium service that helps seniors age in place, as outlined in the Nova Scotia Shift Strategy. As a Directions Council member agency, LakeCity Works prides itself as a trusted community partner, who delivers quality services with lots of heart. Our team of employees are enthusiastic and trained in service delivery as well as First Aid, WHMIS and Food Handlers courses. Our timely and friendly services are affordable and supported by senior customers who believe in the power of community.

Services provided include:

Housekeeping

  • Cleaning kitchen, including fridge

  • Cleaning bathroom

  • Cleaning bedrooms, changing sheets

  • Cleaning living rooms and other living spaces

  • Doing laundry

  • Vacuuming, dusting

  • Deeper cleaning and other duties as required

Meal preparation

  • Light meal preparation (sandwiches, soups, chopping veggies)

  • Unload and put away groceries

  • Adhering to safe food handling techniques

  • Other duties as required

Companionship

  • Spend time with Senior doing activities (for example, playing cards, going for a walk or conversations)

Yard Work

  • Mowing lawn, raking, light yard maintenance

  • Snow shoveling, driveways and walk ways

  • Other duties as required

Customer Service

  • Meeting service standards as described in your training

  • Making every interaction with your senior customer a positive experience

  • Arriving on time, and working diligently to complete duties within the pre-arranged time frame

  • Maintain clean uniform and excellent personal hygiene

  • Asking the customer to complete a customer satisfaction survey after each visit

If you are interested in this service, please call us at 902 465-5000 ext. 120 or email us at seniors@lakecityworks.ca.

 
I have reached out to LakeCity Works several times and have always received a quick response and in ALL cases will do what they can to help!
— 211 Operator