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VON's nurses, personal support workers, therapists and other health care providers care for Canadians in their homes, communities and workplaces. We offer more than 75 home care, personal support, and community services designed for people of all ages. Search below to find the service that will meet your needs or those of your loved one.

Title Description Audience Category
Adult Day Program

VON Canada professional staff and volunteers coordinate activities such as exercise classes, card and word games, communal outings and crafts for seniors and adults living with a disability or with Alzheimer's Disease, dementia or cognitive impairment.

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Chronic Diseases, Community Programs More info
Bereavement Services

Trained staff and volunteers compassionately help people who are experiencing grief and loss.
 

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Community Programs More info
Caregiver Support and Education

Skilled and compassionate VON professionals provide information, education and emotional support to family caregivers.

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Chronic Diseases, Home Support More info
Clinic Nursing

VON staff runs community clinics, usually in the offices of public organizations, to deliver nursing services such as flu shots, foot care, wound care and education sessions for people with diabetes. 

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DNA Paternity Testing

Trained staff take finger prints, cheek swabs and pictures of the patents and children for DNA testing, where paternity needs to be determined. 

Business, Children Community Programs More info
Employment Health Assessment / Medicals

This screening assesses whether an employee’s capabilities match the demands of the job, including evaluating their existing health conditions for potential aggravation by job duties, and to provide baseline data for future comparisons.

Business Workplace Services More info
Immunization Programs

A VON registered nurse can give vaccinations in the workplace or other community settings. Immunization programs include flu shots, hepatitis, tetanus and diphtheria, pneumonia, chickenpox, meningitis and travel vaccines. 
 

Business, Children, Families and Caregivers, Seniors Community Programs, Travel, Workplace Services More info
In-Home Foot Care

A VON nurse or other health professional visits clients at home to assess the individual's general health, provide expert foot care and counsel clients on how to care for their feet themselves.

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Chronic Diseases, Personal Care More info
Insurance Paramedicals

VON does health assessments, on behalf of insurance companies, of people who have applied for life insurance. Insurance paramedicals can include collection of blood and urine samples, or electrocardiograms. 
 

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Palliative / Hospice Volunteer Visiting

Hospice volunteers are specially trained, caring, dedicated people who offer their knowledge, experience and support to help the client and their family through a life-threatening or end-of-life journey.

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Chronic Diseases, Home Support More info

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Accreditation

Accreditation Canada is an independent, not-for-profit organization that consults with experts to develop health care standards based on best practices. They accredit a wide range of health care and social services providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, clinics, and community health programs. Accreditation Canada has been helping providers improve health care quality and safety for more than 55 years.