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Home care
Home care

Always mindful of your well-being and dedicated to helping you enhance your daily quality of life, Uniprix Group-affiliated pharmacists now offer you a complete home care program. 

Whether you’re a patient, a caregiver or a new parent, you will have access to a full line-up of over 6,000 home care products in a variety of categories: from mobility assistance to breastfeeding, sports medicine, ostomy and diabetes. In addition, products you order from your affiliated pharmacist are generally received in store the very next day. That means you always get your ordered items on time. Certain products can even be delivered to your home.

Specialized orthopedic services 

In addition to ordering orthopedic home care products for you and giving you general advice on orthopedics, some Uniprix-affiliated pharmacists can offer you specific expertise on various types of orthoses (supports, splints, cervical collars, etc.).

Ask about this service at a Uniprix location near you

Braces and sports medicine 

Whether you’re suffering from tendinitis, back pain or a joint- or muscle-related sports injury, etc., your affiliated pharmacist can advise you on the use of braces or other sports medicine items. These are often a key part of recovery. Here are a few articles available in this category:

  • Abdominal and thoracic support bandages
  • Cervical collars
  • Joint braces
  • Lumbar supports
  • Restraint belts
  • Splints
  • Etc.

Mobility 

No matter your situation, at Uniprix you can purchase or rent the device you need. Here are a few examples of mobility aids available from your affiliated pharmacist:

  • Canes
  • Crutches
  • Frames
  • Walkers
  • Wheelchairs
  • Etc.

Daily living aids 

Whether for a convalescing patient or a senior with a functional impairment, there is a wide variety of daily living aids designed to help make everyday life easier. Ask your affiliated pharmacist for advice. He or she can guide you through the maze of products available:

  • Bath seats
  • Bed bars
  • Bedpans
  • Commode chairs
  • Grab bars
  • Hand grips
  • Reaching aids
  • Etc.

Incontinence 

Urinary incontinence is an issue that can arise at any age for a host of reasons: pregnancy, childbirth, an illness with cognitive impairments or physical problems (prolapsed bladder, urinary tract infections, prostate concerns, etc.). At your Uniprix-affiliated pharmacy, you’ll find a wide gamut of products for incontinence made especially to facilitate your daily life:

  • Bed pads
  • Disposable briefs
  • Draw sheets
  • Panty liners
  • Protective underwear
  • Washable briefs
  • Etc.

Ostomy 

Patients who have undergone ostomy surgery require a variety of items to help them maintain a good quality of life. These articles are now available from your affiliated pharmacist. Don’t hesitate to ask for advice.

  • Clasps
  • Drainage kits
  • Filters
  • Irrigators
  • Ostomy bandages
  • Pouches
  • Etc.

Compression clothing and stockings 

Compression clothing and stockings can be very useful for people who work standing for long periods of time or those who have varicose veins or edema. These items reduce leg fatigue, improve blood circulation and prevent swelling.

At your Uniprix-affiliated pharmacy, you’ll find a full range of compression clothing and stockings in a variety of colours and sizes.

Diagnostic equipment 

The Uniprix Home Care Program gives you access to various diagnostic devices. Ask your affiliated pharmacist for assistance!

  • Pedometers
  • Stethoscopes
  • Blood pressure meters 
  • Thermometers
  • Etc.

First aid 

Is your first aid kit complete and up to date? If you’re not sure, drop by your Uniprix-affiliated pharmacy to stock up on the products and items you need to round out your kit.

  • Adhesive bandages
  • Antibiotic ointments
  • Bandages
  • Bandage scissors 
  • Cotton-tipped applicators
  • Dressing gauze
  • Gauze
  • Lotions and solutions (iodine, calamine, cortisone, etc.)
  • Tape
  • Tweezers
  • Etc.

Respiratory aids 

Whether for patients living with a respiratory tract ailment, like asthma, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Uniprix-affiliated pharmacies offer a host of respiratory aids to help. For more information, talk to your affiliated pharmacist.

  • Anti-snoring bands
  • Baby nose cleaners
  • CPR masks
  • Humidifiers
  • Inhalers
  • Nasal aspirators 
  • Peak flow meters
  • Purifiers
  • Etc. 

Personal care 

This category features all the products and accessories you need at home to improve your personal comfort or address various other health care needs:

  • Adapted backrests and seats
  • Footbaths
  • Heating bags
  • Hot and cold compresses
  • Hot water bottles
  • Light therapy lamps
  • Magnetic bracelets
  • Mattress protectors
  • Pillows
  • Shoe cleats
  • Etc.

Diabetes 

At Uniprix-affiliated pharmacies, diabetics can find all the accessories they need to monitor their blood sugar levels and take their insulin.

  • Blood glucose meters
  • Control solutions
  • Lancets
  • Pen needles
  • Syringes for insulin injections
  • Test strips
  • Etc.

Our affiliated pharmacists are accessible health professionals who are always there to give you advice on managing your diabetes effectively. Talk to them!

Breastfeeding 

Are you a new mom? Our affiliated pharmacists are a great source of advice on all aspects of breastfeeding. They also make available, for purchase or rent, different products and accessories to make your breastfeeding experience a positive one.

  • Breast milk recipients 
  • Breast milk storage bottles
  • Breast pads
  • Breast shells 
  • Disposable breast milk bags
  • Disposable breast pads
  • Manual and electric breast pumps
  • Nipple care (creams, ointments)
  • Electric and manual breast pumps (=lien vers programme de location tire-lait)
  • Soothing gel pads