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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
Caregiver Support and Education

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

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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. 

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Good Beginnings Program

Good Beginnings offers hands-on assistance to families, overwhelmed by caring for newborns, who aren't getting support from family or friends. 

Children, Families and Caregivers Community Programs More info
Home At Last (HAL)
Home at Last (HAL) provides support to aging or frail adults as they are discharged from hospital to their homes, ensuring they settle in safely and comfortably. 
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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.

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Private Duty Nursing and Shift Nursing

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

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Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together (SMART)

A one on one in home exercise program that aims to restore frail, elderly, high risk seniors who have had a recent decline in functional abilities.

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Supportive Housing

VON’s Supportive Housing Program provides homemaking, personal support and/or attendant services to elderly individuals who live in supportive housing locations and who require services on a 24-hour basis. 

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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.