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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. 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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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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Frozen Favourites

VON Meals Programs are a healthy and affordable option for clients who aren't able or interested in cooking a full meal for themselves.  Meals are available for pick-up or delivery.

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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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Meals on Wheels

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

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Specialized Palliative Care Nursing and Volunteer Services

A professional and caring VON nurse works with you to address your loved one’s needs during their end-stage of life helping to keep them pain-free and comfortable.  

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Transportation Services

Volunteers provide seniors and adults with disabilities transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, adult day programs, and other appointments.

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Vial of Life

The Vial of Life program stores vital health information including physician and pharmacist contacts, allergies and other medical information in a vial in the refrigerator. 

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Volunteer Visiting

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

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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. 

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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.