What is Nursing?
Nursing includes the promotion and optimization of health for individuals of all ages and in all settings, by assessing and monitoring patients to determine their healthcare needs. Nurses provide direct care, coordinate with other health care professionals, explain procedures and treatments, and empower patients by teaching them how to care for themselves.
Who can benefit from Nursing?
Any individual can benefit from nursing care if they are ill, disabled, injured, or not at optimal health. Individuals who are diabetic or need palliative care can also benefit from nursing services. If you need assistance taking medications, changing wound dressings, using health care equipment, or caring for yourself, you may benefit from our services.
- Administering Medication
- Pediatric Care
- Palliative Care
- Catheter Changes
- G-Tube Feeds
- Ventilator Care
- Continence Management
- Wound and Ostomy care
- Diabetic Education & Management
The Registered Nurses (RNs) and Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) at Closing the Gap Healthcare are regulated health professionals who provide quality nursing services in the comfort of your home. We offer a wide variety of services for people suffering from a chronic disease or recovering from an illness, surgery or hospitalization. Our Nurses are available 24/7 for your short or long-term care needs.
We service both rural and urban regions throughout Ontario and Nova Scotia, with 14 Clinics and 11 Home Care office locations. To find out if Nursing is offered near you, please visit our Locations page. If you do not see any locations near you, please contact us and we’ll be happy to let you know if we offer services in your area.