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Volunteer Visiting for Mental Health

Focused on seniors who have been diagnosed with long-term mental health issues, the volunteer visiting program provides regular weekly visits. Volunteers are extensively trained to meet clients' needs. 

Why it Matters: 

Loneliness and isolation can worsen many mental health issues. Our volunteers are specially trained to offer emotional support, encouragement and companionship to help seniors through difficult times.

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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.