Elderly domestic help

Want to maintain your living conditions?

Our caregivers provide services that suit your needs, providing you with an enjoyable living environment.

Regular housekeeping

Keep your habits: caregivers use your own store-bought or eco-friendly homemade cleaning products.

Kitchen

  • Cleaning counters, sinks and the exterior of large appliances;
  • Cleaning around cabinet handles;
  • Cleaning the exterior of small appliances on counters;
  • Cleaning dishes, loading and unloading the dishwasher;
  • Dusting light fixtures, frames, blinds, door and window frames;
  • Cleaning the interior patio door glass;
  • Emptying and cleaning garbage cans;
  • Sweeping or vacuuming, and cleaning the floor.

Bathroom

  • Cleaning counters, sinks and the exterior of large appliances;
  • Cleaning around cabinet handles;
  • Cleaning the exterior of small appliances on counters;
  • Cleaning dishes, loading and unloading the dishwasher;
  • Dusting light fixtures, frames, blinds, door and window frames;
  • Cleaning the interior patio door glass;
  • Emptying and cleaning garbage cans;
  • Sweeping or vacuuming, and cleaning the floor.

Living/Dining room

  • Dusting furniture, frames, knickknacks, mouldings, door and window frames, blinds, light fixtures;
  • Dusting the TV, sound system and electronics (no products used);
  • Vacuuming armchairs and couches, and under cushions;
  • Sweeping or vacuuming, and cleaning the floor.

Bedrooms/Office

  • Changing sheets and/or making the beds;
  • Dusting furniture, frames, knickknacks, mouldings, door and window frames, blinds, light fixtures, fan blades (if accessible using a 3-step step ladder);
  • Cleaning mirrors;
  • Emptying and cleaning garbage cans;
  • Sweeping or vacuuming, and cleaning the floor;
  • Dusting the TV and electronics (no products used).

Hallways/Foyer

  • Dusting wall, door and window frame mouldings, blinds, light fixtures;
  • Sweeping or vacuuming, and cleaning the floor;
  • Cleaning interior stairways.

Upon request

Considering the time required for these tasks, the following are not part of the regular housekeeping routine. They can be added on a regular or ad hoc basis upon request.

  • Washing and ironing clothes;
  • Cleaning the interior of large appliances;
  • Cleaning staircases leading outside (ex.: interior staircase of a duplex).


Heavy housekeeping and heavy work

Caregivers provide the maintenance products and material.

Heavy housekeeping

  • Cleaning walls, ceilings and floors;
  • Cleaning windows, inside and outside;
  • Cleaning window frames;
  • Cleaning inside and outside cabinets, pantry, closets;
  • Moving and cleaning behind furniture and appliances;
  • Cleaning blinds and fans;

Decluttering

Our team can help you declutter a room or the entire home, providing you with a clean and enjoyable environment.

  • Assisting in the sorting of objects;
  • Emptying and putting items in boxes or bags;
  • Cleaning uncluttered rooms;
  • Helping in space reorganization.

Relocation assistance

Our team can help you get ready for a move or moving into your new home.

  • Assisting in the sorting of objects and packing in boxes;
  • Marking and moving boxes;
  • Moving furniture around;
  • Sweeping;
  • Cleaning floors;
  • Unpacking boxes;
  • Assisting in the organization.


Meal preparation

Our caregivers cook meals so you can continue enjoying your favourite recipes.

  • Preparing or helping prepare your meals for the day;
  • Preparing in advance meals to be frozen;
  • Ingredients as well as storage containers must be made available;
  • 3h, 4h and 6h service packages available.


Domestic help social economy business (EÉSAD), NOVaide is accredited by the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux. Therefore, you could be granted up to $17.2 per hour of service.

3h, 4h and 6h service packages are available.

NOVaide services are available with no obligation to join the cooperative or to sign a service contract. Services can be modified or cancelled at all times, provided that a 48-hour notice is respected. Should it not be, charges will apply.

Light housekeeping and meal preparation rates

** The hourly rate is based on the rate offered to cooperative members.

** The rate calculated by the simulator is for information purposes. Only the RAMQ can determine the amount granted for each individual.

Use our simulator to find out your housekeeping and meal preparation services rate:


Heavy housekeeping rates

** The hourly rate is based on the rate offered to cooperative members.

** The rate calculated by the simulator is for information purposes. Only the RAMQ can determine the amount granted for each individual.

Use our simulator to find out your heavy housekeeping services rate:


Domestic help that is accessible and supportive

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Financial assistance