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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.

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Diabetes Education Program

This program helps people recognize the signs and symptoms to determine if they, or someone they know, might have diabetes. 

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General Home Visiting Nursing Program

VON nurses offer a wide range of quality health care services in your home.

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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. 
 

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In-Home Adult Respite

Trained personal support workers and/or volunteers are available to meet the needs of the client and offer the caregiver some relief from the stresses of caregiving for a few hours or shifts of care. Respite may include homemaking services, recreation and stimulation activities.

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In-Home Children's Respite

Respite is available to families of chronically ill children who are physically or intellectually disabled. Trained health aides provide personal services to free up regular caregivers. The same health aide is assigned to the client each week to ensure continuity of care. 

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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.

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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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Meals on Wheels

Volunteers deliver nourishing meals to people unable to cook or shop for themselves.

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Safety Reassurance

VON provides safety reassurance programs that check on the well-being of people who are home alone.

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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.