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Notice: In light of the exceptional circumstances we find ourselves in during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are taking necessary precautions to protect your health and safety. This may affect programs and services in your area and, in some cases, cause temporary program changes. To learn about the ongoing status of programs across VON, please refer to our Program Changes page

 

VON's nurses, personal support workers, therapists and other health care providers care for Canadians in their homes, communities and workplaces. 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
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
Prenatal Education

In this series of classes or online course, expectant parents learn about the development of their baby during pregnancy, good nutrition, physical and emotional changes during pregnancy, preparation for labour and delivery, care of the newborn and parenting skills. 
 

Children, Families and Caregivers Community Programs 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
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
Seniors Managing Independent Life Easily (SMILE)

Seniors Managing Independent Life Easily (SMILE) is a home and community support program managed by VON with community partners. 

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
Transportation Services

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

Seniors and adults living with varying abilities Community Programs, Home Support More info
Volunteer Visiting

Volunteers provide companionship to isolated seniors or adults with physical or disabilities.

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.