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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 Children's Respite

Respite is available to families of chronically ill children who are physically or intellectually disabled. Trained health aides provide personal services to free up regular caregivers. The same health aide is assigned to the client each week to ensure continuity of care. 

Children, Families and Caregivers Chronic Diseases, Home Support, Personal Care 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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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
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
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
Veteran Affairs Canada VAC Assessments

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

Seniors Community Programs More info
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. 

Families and Caregivers, Seniors Community Programs More info
Workplace Flu Clinic

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

 

 

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Workplace Wellness Clinics

Offered either as half-day or "lunch and learn" sessions, these clinics take screening, counselling and health education to the workplace. 

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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.