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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.

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Chronic Diseases, Home Support More info
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. 

Business, Children Community Programs More info
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
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
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.

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Community Programs More info
Overnight Respite Services

VON operates several centres where seniors, people with intellectual or cognitive challenges or people with chronic conditions can receive nursing care and recreational and therapeutic activities in a home like setting to allow caregivers much-needed rest. 

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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.

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Community Programs More info

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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.