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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

Sep 3, 2021
 “With infection rates again on the upswing in Ontario, and understanding the risks presented by Delta and other emerging variants, we know that we must further strengthen efforts to ensure the health and safety of those on our team, and of the vulnerable populations wi
Jun 9, 2021
  VON partnership with CTS Canadian Career College offers free training for people interested in becoming a Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Ontario.
May 7, 2021
VON in Nova Scotia has launched a monthly 50/50 fundraiser in support of VON community programs across the province. 

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

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.