In-Home Dementia Care Calgary

We all need a Best Friend! Ohana Care is proud to be certified with the Best Friends™ Approach, a recognized approach to relationships with adults with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

What is Dementia Care?

If you or your loved one are living with dementia, you may experience disorientation or changes in personality that can change your quality of life. Dementia care can provide additional support so you can continue to feel happy and fulfilled.

Every year thousands of Canadians are diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. MP Fortin joined Global News Calgary with information on detecting and dealing with the illness.

Your Trusted Dementia Services in The Calgary Area

Ohana Care knows how to help with all types of dementia and follows best practices in caring for your loved ones’ specific needs. Our dementia support services include but are not limited to:

  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Personal care

Signs You or Your Loved One Needs Dementia Support

Repetitiveness

Repeating stories or activities, and refusing to do anything other than watching TV.

Forgetfulness

No longer able to play their favourite games independently, and forget to initiate new activities.

Agitation

This can include pacing, lack of patience, fidgeting, looking for a way out of a room/place, and humming.

Isolation

Refuses to sit with visitors, refuses to leave the house/unit, only leaves home for appointments.

Elopement

Leaves the house alone, not dressed appropriately for the weather, or without the ability to find their way back.

Why Choose Ohana Care Dementia Services?

Ohana Care values and cares for your unique needs; that's why we always provide you, your parents, or your loved one with the best care possible.

Best Friends™ Approach

The Best Friends™ Approach is a recognized approach to relationships with adults with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

It is exactly like it sounds: the caregiver or companion becomes a best friend to the senior by getting to know their

  • Care needs
  • Preferences
  • Families
  • What upsets them
  • What makes them happy

Our care providers encourage seniors to participate in engaging activities and events in a day facility and at home; enhancing their joy, sense of belonging and satisfaction, and promoting their physical, emotional, and social wellbeing.

Enforced Dementia Bill of Rights

You or your loved one deserve to live the same life as every Canadian, regardless of your situation. This Bill of Rights ensures that we support, value, and protect you or your loved one while you are in our care.

  • To be informed of one’s diagnosis.
  • To have appropriate, ongoing medical care.
  • To be treated as an adult, listened to, and afforded respect for one’s feelings & point of view.
  • To be with individuals who know one’s life story, including cultural and spiritual traditions.
  • To experience meaningful engagement throughout the day.
  • To live in a safe and stimulating environment.

  • To be outdoors on a regular basis.
  • To be free from psychotropic medications whenever possible.
  • To have welcomed physical contact, including hugging, caressing, and handholding.
  • To be an advocate for oneself and others.
  • To be part of a local, global, or online community.
  • To have care partners well trained in complex dementia care.

Qualified Dementia Caregivers

Ohana Care has an invaluable resource; our passionate caregivers.

Our care providers have years of experience providing in-home memory care for seniors with dementia. Our experts know how to support all forms of dementia and seek to reduce any anxiety, concerns, and confusion that you or your loved one may have. All of our caregivers are also specifically trained to provide the necessary support and security you need to have peace of mind.

How to Hire an In-Home Care Professional

Call or Email Us

Reach out to us and we will get back to you on the same day.

Meet a Community Manager

We assess your personal care needs and discuss how we can help.

Get Paired with an HCA or LPN

We base it on location, needs, and personal preferences.

Dementia Care Intake Process

When you are ready, we will plan a meeting with you and our Community Manager to create a care plan. Prior to this meeting, we will send you an electronic intake form to gain a better understanding of your needs. This form allows us to focus on creating a plan that works best for you and your situation so we can discuss your next steps.

If you, your ageing parent, or your loved one needs dementia care, we will make it our priority to find an experienced caregiver that you can trust.

Additional Resources

Alzheimer Society

Gain local support for all types of dementia from the Alzheimer Society of Calgary. They work to ensure that people impacted by dementia have access to high-quality education, care, and support throughout their journey of impact.

Out-of-Home Respite Care

Ohana Care can provide you or your family member with out-of-home care. These services may include walking, grocery shopping, or other important daily tasks.


Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Ohana Care can support and care for dementia residents living in their own homes or long-term senior living facilities.

Ohana Care will assist those who need it when they need it. If you need someone to look after you or your loved one around the clock, we will ensure our experienced caregivers are there to serve and support you.

Our services are available to residents living in Calgary, AB, including Chestermere, Airdrie, Okotoks.

At Ohana Care, we want to ensure all of our patients receive the care and support they need and deserve. That’s why we have a variety of supportive programs designed to assist you or your loved ones. The following are some of our services.

  • Bathing Assistance
  • Medication Assistance
  • Meals Assistance

Trust Ohana Care With Your Dementia Care Services

At Ohana Care, we ensure you and your loved ones are equipped with the best care to maximize both health and wellness. If you’re ready to take the next step and gain additional support, fill out the form.

Call Us

(403) 917-1771

Billing Inquiries

(403) 300-2274

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