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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
Foot Care Clinics

VON nurses provide assessment, care and advice for clients of all ages, including people who suffer from chronic diseases like diabetes, who need to pay particular attention to their feet.

Seniors Community Programs More info
General Home Visiting Nursing Program

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

Children, Families and Caregivers, Seniors Chronic Diseases, Community Programs 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 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.

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Chronic Diseases, Home Support 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
Nurse Practitioner Program

Nurse practitioners are registered nurses with additional training in the provision of primary care. 

Children, Families and Caregivers, Seniors Community Programs More info
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
Private Duty Nursing and Shift Nursing

Shift nursing brings the expertise of registered practical nurses to the home. 
 

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Chronic Diseases, Home Support, Personal Care More info
Volunteer Visiting

Volunteers provide companionship to isolated seniors or adults with physical or disabilities.

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Community Programs More info
Wellness and Health-Promotion Clinics

Held in public places such as pharmacies or community events, VON Wellness and Health Promotion clinics offer screening tests and assessment of cholesterol, blood pressure, body-mass index and other indicators of potential health problems. 

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Community Programs More info

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.