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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
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
Palliative / Hospice Volunteer Visiting

Hospice volunteers are specially trained, caring, dedicated people who offer their knowledge, experience and support to help the client and their family through a life-threatening or end-of-life journey.

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Chronic Diseases, Home Support More info
Post-natal Care

The VON nurse provides care at home for women and babies who leave hospital within 24 hours of delivery. 
 

Children, Families and Caregivers Home Support 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. 

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Safety Reassurance

VON provides safety reassurance programs that check on the well-being of people who are home alone.

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Community Programs More info
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
Supportive Housing

VON’s Supportive Housing Program provides homemaking, personal support and/or attendant services to elderly individuals who live in supportive housing locations and who require services on a 24-hour basis. 

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Home Support, Personal Care More info
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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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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Workplace Flu Clinic

Make it easy and convenient for your employees to protect their health by choosing a VON Flu Clinic.

 

 

Business Workplace Services 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.