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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.
VON Meals Programs are a healthy and affordable option for clients who aren't able or interested in cooking a full meal for themselves. Meals are available for pick-up or delivery.
|Annapolis Valley, Antigonish, Cape Breton, Halifax, Lunenburg, Queens County||Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Community Programs||More info|
|General Home Visiting Nursing Program||
VON nurses offer a wide range of quality health care services in your home.
|Annapolis Valley, Antigonish, Brantford Haldimand, Cape Breton, Chatham Kent, Colchester East Hants, Cumberland, Greater Toronto Area, Halifax, Hamilton, Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward, Lunenburg, Middlesex-Elgin, North Bay, Ottawa, Perth Huron Stratford, Peterborough, Pictou, Porcupine, Queens County, Sarnia, Thunder Bay, Tri County, Windsor Essex||Children, Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Chronic Diseases, Community Programs||More info|
|Good Beginnings Program||
Good Beginnings offers hands-on assistance to families, overwhelmed by caring for newborns, who aren't getting support from family or friends.
|Grey Bruce||Children, Families and Caregivers||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.
|Cape Breton, Grey Bruce, Middlesex-Elgin, Oxford, Simcoe||Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Home Support||More info|
|Home Maintenance and Repair||
VON can help clients maintain a clean and safe environment at home through yard maintenance, window washing, snow removal and other chores. We can also help clients arrange for professional repairs such as plumbing, electricity and roofing.
|Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward, Oxford, Perth Huron Stratford||Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Community Programs, Home Support||More info|
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.
|Algoma, Annapolis Valley, Antigonish, Brantford Haldimand, Cape Breton, Chatham Kent, Colchester East Hants, Cumberland, Greater Sudbury, Greater Toronto Area, Hamilton, Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward, Lunenburg, North Bay, Ottawa, Perth Huron Stratford, Pictou, Porcupine, Queens County, Sarnia, Simcoe, Thunder Bay, Tri County, Windsor Essex||Business, Children, Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Community Programs, Travel, Workplace Services||More info|
|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.
|Antigonish, Brantford Haldimand, Chatham Kent, Cumberland, Greater Kingston, Greater Sudbury, Hamilton, Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward, Middlesex-Elgin, North Bay, Peterborough, Pictou, Simcoe, Tri County||Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Chronic Diseases, Home Support||More info|
|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.
|Antigonish, Cumberland, Middlesex-Elgin, Tri County||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.
|Algoma, Annapolis Valley, Antigonish, Brantford Haldimand, Chatham Kent, Colchester East Hants, Cumberland, Greater Kingston, Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward, Lunenburg, North Bay, Perth Huron Stratford, Peterborough, Pictou, Queens County, Sarnia, Simcoe, Thunder Bay, Tri County, Windsor Essex||Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Chronic Diseases, Personal Care||More info|
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.
|Algoma, Lunenburg, Antigonish, Queens County, Greater Kingston, Tri County, Annapolis Valley, Cumberland||Business||Workplace Services||More info|
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.