If you are in need of nursing or homecare, you might consider private home care. In addition to providing a more personalized touch for your loved one, private home care providers offer convenient scheduling and no waiting lists. It’s important to understand that government-funded care often requires eligibility assessment before services can be started. And most subsidies have a long waiting list; many patients have to wait years to be considered for the services they need. Private care, on the other hand, can begin as soon as you make an appointment.