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Nurse Next Door Vernon
Who are we: Cathy Bilton and Mechal Corbett are the owners of Nurse Next Door in Vernon. We met in nursing school in the early eighties, and have spent our entire working careers in the health care field, not only as nurses, but also in the pharmaceutical industry.  We offer a broad perspective of healthcare and and living to stay well.
 
Our staff of care partners include registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, registered care aides, home support workers and individuals with a wide variety of talents, different educational backgrounds, and cultural experiences. Each shares our passion for making a difference in the lives of the people we serve.

Our Company:  Is Driven by a Core Purpose and Four Core Values

Our Core Purpose is “To make lives Better”.  Our core values guide us in our decision making process, in our day to day management of the business, and in the direction we take as we grow and prosper. 

Our four core values are as follows;

Admire People
There are many ways that we admire our people, from monthly recognition of performance above and beyond expectation, providing educational opportunities for self improvement, and most recently providing an opportunity through our dreams program to achieve personal goals. These are just a few of the  reasons why Nurse Next Door was voted Best Company to work for in 2009 and one of the great places to work in Canada in 2010. 

                  
http://www.bcbusinessonline.ca/bcb/sponsored/best-companies-2009/2009/12/03/nurse-next-door-healthcare-services
 

Find a Better Way
Continuous improvement is our way of life and one of the reasons we were named as one of the Top 20 Innovators for 2010. 
“Nurse Next Door, adapting the Six Sigma training made famous by GE, Toyota and others, has a dedicated "lean sensei" to guide the company's quality-control efforts. In the bureaucracy-laden health-care field, Nurse Next Door's efforts are positively revolutionary, which is why the Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health authorities have recently toured their facilities in the hopes of learning more.” 

 Read more at 
 http://www.bcbusinessonline.ca/bcb/tech-innovation/2010/04/02/nurse-next-door

WOW Customer Service 
We Do whatever it Takes.  Our brand promise at Nurse Next Door ensures we’re doing just that.  We guarantee it!!

Passionate about Making a Difference 
This is what drives us and our care partners each day.  We can’t help ourselves. We love what we do!

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Nurse Next Door Vernon
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Address PO Box 21055

Vernon, BC
V1T 9T7
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Phone (250) 545-4455
Fax (250) 545-3771
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Key Contact Mechal Corbett, Cathy Bilton
Email vernon@nursenextdoor.com
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Nurse Next Door Vernon
Who are we: Cathy Bilton and Mechal Corbett are the owners of Nurse Next Door in Vernon. We met in nursing school in the early eighties, and have spent our entire working careers in the health care field, not only as nurses, but also in the pharmaceutical industry.  We offer a broad perspective of healthcare and and living to stay well.
 
Our staff of care partners include registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, registered care aides, home support workers and individuals with a wide variety of talents, different educational backgrounds, and cultural experiences. Each shares our passion for making a difference in the lives of the people we serve.

Our Company:  Is Driven by a Core Purpose and Four Core Values

Our Core Purpose is “To make lives Better”.  Our core values guide us in our decision making process, in our day to day management of the business, and in the direction we take as we grow and prosper. 

Our four core values are as follows;

Admire People
There are many ways that we admire our people, from monthly recognition of performance above and beyond expectation, providing educational opportunities for self improvement, and most recently providing an opportunity through our dreams program to achieve personal goals. These are just a few of the  reasons why Nurse Next Door was voted Best Company to work for in 2009 and one of the great places to work in Canada in 2010. 

                  
http://www.bcbusinessonline.ca/bcb/sponsored/best-companies-2009/2009/12/03/nurse-next-door-healthcare-services
 

Find a Better Way
Continuous improvement is our way of life and one of the reasons we were named as one of the Top 20 Innovators for 2010. 
“Nurse Next Door, adapting the Six Sigma training made famous by GE, Toyota and others, has a dedicated "lean sensei" to guide the company's quality-control efforts. In the bureaucracy-laden health-care field, Nurse Next Door's efforts are positively revolutionary, which is why the Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health authorities have recently toured their facilities in the hopes of learning more.” 

 Read more at 
 http://www.bcbusinessonline.ca/bcb/tech-innovation/2010/04/02/nurse-next-door

WOW Customer Service 
We Do whatever it Takes.  Our brand promise at Nurse Next Door ensures we’re doing just that.  We guarantee it!!

Passionate about Making a Difference 
This is what drives us and our care partners each day.  We can’t help ourselves. We love what we do!

What We Offer

Back Up / Emergency Care

Are you the caregiver for a family member and need a day off?  Did your private caregiver get sick or go on holiday?  Do you have a big meeting and need a replacement?  Call us and we will provide back up/emergency home health care for you as soon as we can.

Brain Training Program

Do you have a friend or family member that is suffering from short term memory loss?  Alzheimer’s or dementia? Brain injury? Improve your memory, strengthen your relationships and improve your quality of life!  Nurse Next Door’s caregivers will offer this complete home health care program helping people slow the process of mental decline.  Brain training can improve memory activity, joy, confidence, and laughter in clients suffering from age-related mental decline. Find out more about Nurse Next Door’s Brain Training Solution which has now partnered with The Ashby Memory Method (AMM), a scientifically designed program of thinking & activity focused exercises.

Childcare

Our caregiving services aren’t limited to elderly health care. We can also help with your children! Our Childcare service provides professional help with infants or young children.

Companionship

Many seniors today feel isolated, lonely or depressed.  Our elderly home health caregivers create an environment of closeness and understanding as we engage clients in enjoyable, individualized activities. This may include long talks over coffee and a crossword, leisurely walks, or other fun activities and special outings.


 

Complex Home Health Care

Many people feel that when their health deteriorates they have to stay in a hospital or check into a nursing home. With our Complex Care service we will handle all of your more complex needs and allow you to stay in your home as long as you want.  We have trained elderly health care managers and caregivers focused to handle all of your Alzheimer’s / dementia care, pre- and post-surgical care, medical conditions such as Parkinson's and ALS, Quadriplegic care and Palliative care. 

Concierge Service

Grocery shopping Weekly, bi-monthly or monthly service.  We will put away the groceries and check for and dispose of spoiled foods.We will also pick up medications or prescriptions at the pharmacy. 

Transportation – We offer car or taxi transportation to medical appointments or other engagements.

Errands – Great for the senior who can’t always get out of the house to do the little things. We can take care of a wide variety of errands to make your life easier.

Medical Escort – Perfect for the adult caregiver who can’t take their loved one to a medical appointment, we will pick up, escort into, bring home, and provide a full report on the appointment.

Companion to Special Events – Do you miss the opera or the ballet?  Would you like to go but don’t have the ability to do so on your own? We will arrange for the tickets and make all of the necessary arrangements including transportation.  We can even arrive early to make dinner and help you look your best! 

Healthcare Navigation – A change in your health status has occurred and you don’t know what to do?  Your loved one has to move to a nursing home and you need to find the right one?  Our Care Designers can help you navigate your way through the sometimes complex and confusing system.

Medical Equipment Purchase, Rental and Installation – We can help you find the right equipment and arrange for it to be properly installed in your home. 

Home Repair and Maintenance – Through an affiliated contractor, we can offer our clients assistance in this area.  Call us and we can schedule someone to help keep your home safe.

Massage Therapy – Do you seek relaxation, a soothing massage; suffer from arthritis or muscle soreness?  We work with affiliated professional therapists.

Beauty – a Spa in your own home. We can offer you a home visit by a beautician or hairdresser – pedicure, manicure, facials and other body treatments are offered.

Financial and Legal – If required, we can provide a referral to professionals experienced in various eldercare issues such as estate planning.

 

End of Life / Palliative Care

Nurse Next Door empowers clients to live with dignity, joy, and peace in the last days and moments of life. Say goodbye with a sense of peace, knowing that your loved one is well taken care of.


Nurse Next Door expertly prepares and educates clients and family members for every physical and emotional change – there are no surprises. You are in control.

 

  • Enjoy a peaceful sense of knowing that every physical and emotional need is tenderly cared for in the home or the hospital by our palliative care specialists.
  • Bring closure and peace of mind to end-of-life goodbyes
  • Allow us to help ease your burden in this difficult time

Home Management

Daily tasks at home can be challenging as we age. Our elderly home health care plan can assist with such tasks.  Our caregivers will attend to all of your household needs and provide you with peace of mind. Nurse Next Door’s caregivers can help by taking care of shopping, meal planning and preparation, housekeeping, laundry, vacuuming and ironing.

Live-In Home Health Care

Our Live-in Care service gives temporary or around-the-clock support to clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  This service guarantees that you will stay living in your home as long as you desire. We promise we’ll be there!


 

Nursing Home Care


Our Nursing Home Health Care service is always administered gently and with proficiency to nurture you back to health quickly and safely.

Personal Care


We take life’s basics for granted until we are unable to perform them.  As we age, we start to slow down and we need help with some of the basics. Nurse Next Door’s caregivers help their clients look and feel their absolute best by assisting them with personal care such as bathing, hair washing, shaving, dressing, oral hygiene and toileting.  

Pre and Post Operative Care

Hospitals now recommend that someone stay for 24 hours with a post operation patient who has same - day discharge.  In fact, many hospitals will not perform a surgery if you do not bring someone who can accompany you home. Often family members are busy professionals who can’t take the time off of work to help a loved one. 

 

 

 

 

We will:

 

  • Pick up and accompany to hospital 
  • Pick up from hospital and accompany home
  • Pick up medications on the way if required 
  • Get client settled in the home 
  • Stay as long as required and until anesthetic wears off 
  • Help with the activities of daily living such as going to the bathroom, walking, bathing and grooming
  • Meal preparation



You can order our post operative health care packages in blocks of 12 and 24 hour packages. 

 

Respite Care

One of the hardest jobs in the world is the caregiver of a family member. It has also been shown to be one of the most stressful! Our Respite Care service allows you take that break when you need it.  Go on a holiday, take a day off from caregiving – we can provide you as much or as little of a break as you need.


 

Jul 28, 2010

Puppetshows

We are trying to get one done each week. We currently have one up from last week and are recording a new one tomorrow. Check it out on our youtube page.

 

http://www.youtube.com/user/NNDVernon

Companions, Home Support Workers, Care Aides, Live-in Caregivers, Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses

We are always hiring!!!! Companions, Home Support Workers, Care Aides, Live-in Caregivers, Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses Please visit the provided URL and fill out our online application.

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