If you are sick or physically unable to complete activities required for daily living, you can hire a foreign caregiver when Canadians and permanent residents are not available. These home support workers and caregivers in Victoria can provide care, in a private residence, to seniors or persons with certified medical needs.
Tender Care Immigration Services Ltd. is very happy to assist individual families and individual employers. Our in-house Consultant (Maxima Emma Cusi) is authorized to represent employers or to give advice. She is a member with good standing of the Immigration Consultant of Canada Regulatory Council.
Under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), families can hire foreign caregivers. However, the caregivers must:
Families and private household employers are able to hire foreign workers as live-in caregivers or live-out support workers.
Main Duties of Home Support Workers
Home support workers provide personal care and companionship for seniors, persons with disabilities and convalescent clients. Care is provided within the client's residence, in which the home support worker may also reside. The home support workers are employed by home care and support agencies and private households, or they may be self-employed. Housekeepers perform housekeeping and other home management duties in private households and other non-institutional, residential settings.
Home support workers perform some or all of the following duties:
To learn more about our home support services and to hire a caregiver for elderly or ailing patients, please contact our caregiver agency in Victoria to speak with our in-house Immigration Consultant. Before hiring a foreign worker as a caregiver, you may need to file a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). Be sure to ask us about this when you call.