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VON Cares

Across Ontario and Nova Scotia, VON employees are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response. To them, we are so grateful and we're showing our appreciation through our online campaign #VONCares. Visit the #VONCares campaign page for more details. 

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 has 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.

Sarnia

For more information on VON Sarnia-Lambton, please go to www.voneriestclair.ca/sarnia-lambton.

 

News

Mar 17, 2021
 
Mar 3, 2021
  VON Partnership with triOS College, with funding from the Ontario Government, offers free training for people interested in becoming a Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Ontario. 
Feb 17, 2021
Modern healthcare delivery requires modern ideas. Infusing innovation in our work was the goal behind VON’s eHomecare approach when it was launched as a pilot program more than a decade ago. It has since evolved into a mature program in the southwestern and central regions of Ontario.

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.