Mobile Professional Services

Dental Hygiene Services

Roles:

  • Dental hygiene assessment
  • Removal of stain, plaque & tartar from teeth and dentures
  • Fluoride varnish and desensitization treatments
  • Oral health education
  • Referral to appropriate health care professionals as required
  • Fees for services payable through Comfort Fund, cash or cheque when service received.

Availability:
On-site as required for privately scheduled visits
(Discuss requests for private visits with the Nurse)

Mobile Dentist Services

Roles:

  • Dental Exams
  • Digital x-rays
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Teeth cleaning (hygiene)
  • Periodontic (gum disease) treatment
  • Restorations (fillings)
  • Crowns, bridges, veneers
  • Denture adjustments and cleaning
  • Smile enhancement and teeth whitening
  • Fees for services payable directly to provider

Availability:
On-site as required for privately scheduled visits

(Discuss requests for private visits with the Nurse)

Dietitian

Roles:

  • Meet with residents and their families to provide information on nutrition and answer diet related questions.
  • Participates in care planning.
  • Review food brought into Dania Home by family or friends for residents on a special diet

Availability:
Monday & Wednesday

Location:
Dietician’s Office, 2nd Floor, Mortensen Wing

Contact Info:

  • Phone: (604) 299-2414 Ext. 8224

Foot Care Services

Roles:

  • Provide required foot care services (File and trimming nails and moisturizing)
  • Fees for private services payable through Comfort Fund, cash or cheque when service received.

Availability:
On-site every 6 weeks and as required for privately scheduled treatments
(Discuss requests for private treatments with the Nurse)

Music Therapy

Roles:

  • Develop and run music programs that reduce agitation and restlessness, increase alertness, decrease boredom, improve mood, exercise cognitive abilities, and have a positive effect on atmosphere.
  • Encourage and facilitate social interaction, reminiscing, movement, singing and the playing of instruments.
  • Provide age-appropriate repertoire played on guitar and piano.
  • Conduct group and 1 to 1 sessions.
  • Written contribution to care conferences.

Availability:
On-site Mondays and Fridays for residents participating in the music therapy program
(See reception to enroll. Participation fees apply)

Optometrist

Roles:

  • Complete eye exams, detection and diagnosis of eye diseases, eyeglasses
  • Fees for services payable through Comfort Fund, cash or cheque when service received.

Availability:
On-site as required for privately scheduled visits
(Discuss requests for private visits with the Nurse)

Pharmacist

Roles:

  • Dispense prescribed medications
  • Participate in resident annual medication reviews
  • Participate in resident care conferences

Availability:
Can be reached at location of pharmacy
See reception or the nurse for contact information

Physiotherapist

Roles:

  • Assess resident for required mobility aids, i.e. wheelchair, cane and walking program
  • Provide education for safe and effective use of required mobility aids
  • Available upon request for private one to one services
  • Fees for private services payable through Comfort Fund, cash or cheque when service received.

Availability:
On-site Mondays or as scheduled for private treatments 3 Hours per week
(Discuss requests for private treatments with the Nurse)

Rehabilitation Assistant

Roles:

  • Assist in carrying out Physiotherapist care recommendations such as exercises, walking etc.

Availability:
Scheduled determined by physiotherapist based on current requirements

Dania Home
4175 Norland Avenue,
Burnaby, BC V5G 3S7
604.299.2414

Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F
Closed: Between 12 Noon - 1 p.m. & All Statuary Holidays
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