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Daily Living Assistance

Daily living activities are routine activities, such as bathing and grooming, that people do everyday. Assistance is provided to persons who can no longer complete these routine activities on their own.


Mercy Home Care of WNY provides services that assist individuals in maintaining their independence.

Personal Services

  • Bathing assistance
  • Shampooing and hair care
  • Personal grooming
  • Nail and skin care
  • Makeup application
  • Light massage

Home Maintenance

Maintaining your home environment can take a great deal of energy. The health aides from Mercy Home Care can help to keep your house feel like a home by providing:

  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry and linen changes
  • Meal planning and preparation

Activity Support

Staying active is a key ingredient in maintaining independence. Mercy Home Care can provide that gentle motivation to encourage you to stay moving.

  • Exercise assistance
  • Transfer assistance (transferring in and out of bed or in and out of a wheelchair)
  • Walking companionship
  • Outdoor companionship
  • Gardening companionship

Errands and Companionship

Our health aides can provide support and companionship to appointments and special events.

  • Errands and grocery shopping
  • Appointment companionship
  • Special Event companionship
  • Planned visits and outings

Becoming a Patient

Our registered nurses will complete both a physical and home assessment to help determine which service options will best fit your individual situation. The amount of care provided can range from a few hours a month to 24-hours-a-day.

If you or someone you know would like to learn more about Mercy Home care, call one of our three convenient locations:

  • Erie County: (716) 668-3511
  • Niagara County / Lockport: (716) 434-2388
  • Niagara Falls: (716) 282-0091

More Information

For more information about assistance with activities of daily living, please email us at welcomehome@chsbuffalo.org or call us at the location nearest you:

  • Erie County: (716) 668-3511
  • Niagara County / Lockport: (716) 434-2388
  • Niagara Falls: (716) 282-0091

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