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VON Week

Every year, VON Week provides us an opportunity to raise VON’s profile in the communities we serve. This year, under the theme Compassion Where it Counts, we'll recognize all our incredible staff and volunteers and their willingness to take action and help those who need it, during the pandemic especially, and long before. Visit our VON Week 2021 campaign landing page for more details. #VONCompassion

VON's COVID-19 Response

VON is committed to the health and safety of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are working with and heeding evolving recommendations from provincial government authorities and all levels of public health agencies. Rest assured, the actions VON is taking have everyone's health in mind. For more information about COVID-19, please visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website.

Stay informed about what we’re doing and how this may affect our programming on our COVID-19 Webpage.

Chatham Kent

For more informaiton about VON Chatham Kent, please go to www.voneriestclair.ca/chatham-kent.

 

News

May 7, 2021
VON in Nova Scotia has launched a monthly 50/50 fundraiser in support of VON community programs across the province. 
Apr 29, 2021
 
Apr 20, 2021
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Events

  Learn effective tools and strategies to thrive in your caregiving community! This free 4-part series helps you manage stressful caregiving situations; navigate community resources and builds your resilience.
  Learn effective tools and strategies to thrive in your caregiving community! This free 4-part series helps you manage stressful caregiving situations; navigate community resources and builds your resilience.
  Feeling connected and supported during this time is something we all need! Meet other caregivers going through similar experiences, share your thoughts in a safe space, and learn how to relax and decompress in this free bi-weekly online support group!
  Come join us for a free 1 hour chair yoga and guided meditation class to help get your week started off right! Learn basic chair yoga routines and finish off the class with a relaxing meditation.  Monday, April 19th | 3:30-4:30pm
  Whether you need a refresher or are just starting your caregiving journey, these free 1-hour seminars teach you the basics you need to feel confident in your role!  Topic: Managing day-to-day personal care Friday, April 16th | 3:00-4:00pm

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.