Access Independent Living Services provides the following services, to the extent that funding and service priorities allow. These services may be requested by booking in advance, making on-call requests, or by cell phone(for urgent or emergency situations).

Personal Care

  • Dressing
  • Transfers
  • Securing seatbelts
  • Repositioning and turns in bed
  • Shaving
  • General grooming
  • Communication assistance
  • Nail clipping
  • Skin care
  • Bowel and Bladder care
  • Bathing
  • Assistive Devices
  • Dispensing medication
  • Ventilator Assistance

Non-Personal Assistance

  • Meal preparation
  • Assistance eating
  • Dishes
  • Escort services
  • General tidying
  • Putting items in cupboards
  • Packing/unpacking



  • Vacuuming
  • Dusting
  • Sweeping
  • Mopping
  • Waxing
  • Dishes
  • Spot-cleaning walls
  • Cleaning cupboard fronts
  • Cleaning microwave/range
  • Cleaning refrigerator
  • Wiping TV and appliances
  • Wiping vinyl/chrome surfaces
  • Wiping/dusting furniture
  • Wiping/dusting picture fronts and frames
  • Thorough cleaning of bathroom: toilet, sink, mirror, grab bars, floors
  • Tidying
  • Laundry
  • Folding/putting away clothes
  • Watering plants
  • Changing bed

Major Cleaning:

  • Thorough cleaning of appliances,toaster, can opener etc.
  • Wash down and tidy all closets
  • Wash walls
  • Clean under and behind furniture
  • Wash windows (inside
  • Wash window (outside) from balcony
  • Wash drapes/wipe vertical blinds
  • Fumigation preparation
  • Scrub baseboards

Routine Maintenance of Equipment


  • Battery care
  • Adding air to tires, cushions
  • Cleaning wheelchair
  • Adjusting brakes
Other Equipment:

  • Simple maintenance

Vans / Automobiles:

  • Simple maintenance

Applying for Services and Programs

Principles of Service

  • We respect and encourage autonomy by offering a full range of services to support independent living by our consumers
  • We recognize and value the uniqueness of individuals by ensuring our services are self-directed according to individual needs
  • We provide flexible services that support individuals to live up to their full potential
  • We reduce physical barriers for our consumers
  • We promote acceptance and tolerance among people
  • We provide a safe environment for our consumers and staff
  • We behave with the utmost honesty and integrity and ensure our hiring practices support these values
  • We are accountable for meeting the needs of our consumers in a financially prudent manner, which does not compromise service quality
  • We work collaboratively with other service providers and within our community