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VON Durham

VON Durham Site Home and Community Services (VON Durham) provides Hospice Palliative Care Services and is home to the SMART, WIN, and SELECT programs. We provide emotional, social, and spiritual support to individuals and families facing life-limiting diagnoses, advanced illness, death, and bereavement.

Our staff and trained volunteers work in partnership with community health care professionals and other service providers in an effort to enhance the quality of client care. Our staff and volunteers are also available to provide anticipatory grief and bereavement support to family members and friends, as well as advance care planning support.

For more information on VON Durham, please go to vondurham.org

 

News

Jul 29, 2020
 
Jul 15, 2020
  Dear Client and family members, As we enter the summer months and see some easing of public health restrictions related to COVID-19, I want to assure you that the safety of our clients, families, volunteers and staff remains a top priority at VON.
Jul 14, 2020
WHAT ARE WE DOING TO ENSURE YOUR SAFETY?
Jun 24, 2020
VON RN, Gareth, caring for a client at home in August 2019.

Events

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 one hour bi-weekly group!  Sessions will be held bi-weekly, starting on
As we shift our focus to online learning, this series is a great way to learn how to become an empowered caregiver, while participating in the comfort of your home!
  We want to hear from you!  Join our focus group: My Home Care Journey During COVID-19

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.