HIV/AIDS Testing

Caritas House has recently been approved to provide confidential HIV/AIDS testing. For more information contact CAM (Caritas AIDS Ministry) directly by email or call us at (868) 637-8689.

CAM services to the community

Home based care, visiting services
Same day basic care
Education for:

  • Care Givers
  • Youth using community available facilities
  • Patients, clients, and their families

Emotional and social support:

  • Lay counseling
  • Food assistance
  • Medical supplies assistance
  • Agency referrals such as government, nongovernmental, and independent

Long term support:

  • Physical exercise
  • Occupational therapy
  • Relaxation
  • Medication
  • Support groups
  • Public information and drop in centre
  • Short term respite care

Special Patient and Family needs

Patient needs

  • A supportive environment to share and express their concerns about their health, treatment, and fears of daily living
  • Counseling to deal with their physical, emotional and social problems
  • Health care – Short, long term, and episodic (in advanced stages)
  • Education to manage their health and understand the disease
  • Drugs and affordable costs
  • Family support
  • Income generating projects and sustainable employment

Family and caregiver needs

  • Information and education
  • Counseling
  • Preventative health care, screening, and prophylactic measures

Contact CAM (Caritas AIDS Ministry) directly by email or call us at (868) 637-8689.