When was Classic LifeCare founded?
Classic LifeCare is a leading family-owned home care agency in Western Canada for almost 50 years. Classic LifeCare was founded by nurse Janet Sherwood in 1974. We have developed and evolved over the past 50 years, with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Comox, and Prince George.
What services do you provide?
Classic LifeCare is a full-service homecare agency, offering home care to all generations. We accommodate whatever level of support you need, whether it is hourly support or 24-hour care.
Some of our branches provide the following services:
- Personal care
- Nursing support
- Complex care
- 24-hour support
- End-of-life care
- Pediatric care
- Foot care
Contact your local branch to find out what services they offer.
What locations do you cover?
We proudly provide home care in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, Calgary, Prince George, and Comox Valley.
Below are the regions our dedicated healthcare team can travel to:
- Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Richmond, Surrey, Delta, Langley
- Comox, Courtenay, Campbell River, and the surrounding areas.
- Prince George, Quesnel, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, and more.
- Calgary, Airdrie, Chestermere, Langdon, Okotoks, and more.
Why choose Classic LifeCare over other home care agencies?
Classic LifeCare has almost 50 years of experience providing personal, client-centred home care in BC and Alberta. We are accredited by Accreditation Canada, providing the highest quality home care to our clients. We offer a wide range of home care services in any setting, be it your home, a care facility, or a hospital.
Classic LifeCare operates 24 hours per day meaning that you can reach us at any time. With Classic LifeCare, you do not have to commit to a minimum number of care hours each week or month. We are flexible and can provide you with whatever amount of home care is needed.
How can Classic LifeCare help me?
Classic LifeCare is here to help, no matter what your healthcare needs are. Over the past 50 years, we’ve developed a long track record of supporting people with various complex health needs in any environment.
We prefer to let clients guide our service, so it suits their personality, lifestyle, and health condition. Our Healthcare Workers are specifically recruited to match client preferences. We also provide a detailed home care plan for each client and schedule regular check-in visits and telephone calls. Our goal is to help you or your loved ones to live life to the fullest!
How do I organize home care with Classic LifeCare?
Please contact us to schedule homecare.
Click ‘Contact’ on our website page and select your closest branch which will display our contact information. If you contact us via email, we will schedule a phone consultation at a convenient time. During the phone consultation, we will ask about the person requesting care so we can assign a compatible caregiver. Following the phone consultation, we will arrange an in-person assessment.
What is involved in the in-person assessment?
A Classic LifeCare nurse meets the individual requesting care and their family to create a home care plan that is a perfect fit for them and their situation. Each assessment begins with a personal biography that expresses their personality, history, and preferences.
We want to make sure our service isn’t defined only by a client’s health needs and condition, it includes them as a person. After the assessment, we can start scheduling their home care.
How long do you have to commit to a care plan with Classic LifeCare?
You can request a one-time visit or schedule home care on an ongoing basis. We care for individuals with a variety of conditions and in a variety of settings.
How do you train your caregivers?
We have a detailed employee orientation training program that all employees must complete before they provide home care. Our Clinical Nursing Team provide some practical healthcare training. We also offer continuous learning so that our staff has the most up-to-date knowledge to provide the best possible care.
How do you ensure that your home care maintains a high standard?
We are proud to hold accreditation from Accreditation Canada since 2014. Accreditation Canada is an independent organization that reviews healthcare organizations in terms of quality, safety, and efficiency. Therefore, Classic LifeCare is meeting the highest national standards of excellence in home care.