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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
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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Alzheimer's Day Program

This program provides specialized therapeutic, social and recreational activities for people with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders in a secure environment. 

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Caregiver Support and Education

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

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Diabetes Education Program

This program helps people recognize the signs and symptoms to determine if they, or someone they know, might have 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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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
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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Immunization Programs

A VON registered nurse can give vaccinations in the workplace or other community settings. Immunization programs include flu shots, hepatitis, tetanus and diphtheria, pneumonia, chickenpox, meningitis and travel vaccines. 
 

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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.

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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.

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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.