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VON  Canada Quick Facts

  • VON Canada is a national, charitable, not-for-profit health care organization 
  • With almost 14,000 staff and volunteers in sites across the country, VON Canada is a leader in the delivery of innovative community health care services
  • VON Canada sites provide over 75 different home nursing, corporate health, volunteer, personal/home support and other services to Canadians in communities coast to coast to coast 
  • VON Canada offers home care, personal support, and community services to enhance an individual's quality of life by providing them with the personal assistance and support needed to make them comfortable in their own home 
  • Our professional staff work closely with clients, caregivers and all members of the health care team to develop a flexible and individualized plan of care 
  • Our services are offered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by specially trained Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, and a dedicated staff of Certified Health Care Aides, Personal Support Workers, and Home Support Workers who provide homemaking, personal care, and respite care 
  • VON Canada is dedicated to influencing the development of health and social policy in Canada

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.