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Special Extended Living Environment for Challenged Tenants (SELECT)

Registered nurses provide ongoing consultation and teaching to unregulated staff working in community group homes for developmentally challenged adults and children. Education is provided on topics including skin care, nutrition, diabetes, inhalation therapy, back care, stress management and pharmacology. 
 

Why it Matters: 

VON nurses provide group home staff with the information they need to help their clients stay healthy.
 

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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.