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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
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
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. 

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Chronic Diseases, Home Support, Personal Care More info
Private Duty Nursing and Shift Nursing

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

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Chronic Diseases, Home Support, Personal Care More info
Return to Work

VON assesses changes in employee health that might require a change in duties to ensure proper placement to avoid further injury or illness. 

Business Workplace Services More info
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.  

Children, Families and Caregivers, Seniors Home Support More info
Transportation Services

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

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Community Programs, Home Support More info
Veteran Affairs Canada VAC Assessments

Staff nurses will complete the nursing assessment and submit electronically to VAC. 

Seniors Community Programs More info
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. 

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.