Childs Play

Play Helps Children Learn Best and Begin to Develop Their Character!  Play is they way that children learn. They start to experience their surrounding and the world around them bringing meaning to their existence. It models the social framework that builds relationships for life and kindles imagination. Play gives children the chance, in a world where

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Caregiver Support in Ontario

The links compiled below are for sites external to careopoly.com These links are to be used at your own discretion and are there to support Caregivers in Ontario SUPPORT FOR CAREGIVERS Ontario Caregiver Coalition – national body representing interests of caregivers with all levels of government and the community caregiver-connect.ca – Victorian Order of Nurses national site for informal caregivers

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Fun Fall Activities

Who doesn’t love Fun Fall Activities? It’s that time of year again when the leaves start to changes and the weather is getting colder in the Northern parts of the world.  We are all beginning to dress with cozy sweaters and hide under soft, fuzzy blankets near a crisp fire with a hot cup of

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Cost of a Live In Nanny

Are you wondering how much a live-in nanny will cost you? Hiring a live-in caregiver may be the most economical and best option for your family.  If you need someone to watch your children or parents, help with housework, provide occasional babysitting and have an extra room in your home where they can retire to after the

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Types of Caregivers

Each and everyday we get questions pertaining to which caregiver would be suitable for different families and employers, and each day depending on the call or e-mail, the answer changes! There are many types of caregivers, so what we have done is broken the various types of caregivers down for you. This breakdown will provide you

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April is Dental Health Month

Did you know… April is dental health month, have you seen your dentist yet? Even though we all strive to brush out teeth three times a day, do we all floss? Are we getting to those hard to reach places? Probably not! Our mouth is one of the only parts of our body which people tend

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Pet Boarder or Pet Sitter

Deciding between a Pet Boarder or Pet Sitter So you have to travel again! What will you do with your dog or cat? Who will take care of it? You think to yourself. Who will they play with? What about the nights when there is no one to answer to their call? Or are they

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Top Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Nanny

Top Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Nanny Finding and hiring a qualified nanny/caregiver is a lot of work. Below you can ask some of these top questions when interviewing a nanny. Why do you like caring for children/elderly? What are three things you search for in an employer? What are your salary expectations? Have you completed

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The Caregiver – Family Contract

The Contract Once it has been decided that care is needed for your loved one it is recommended that whatever you have discussed in your interview be put on paper. Detailed information such as hourly pay, holiday time, sick days, overtime pay, benefits, bus passes, tax remittance information and anything else you deem necessary and

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