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VON's nurses, personal support workers, therapists and other health care providers care for Canadians in their homes, communities and workplaces. We offer more than 75 home care, personal support, and community services designed for people of all ages. Search below to find the service that will meet your needs or those of your loved one.

Title Description Sites Audience Category
Meals on Wheels

Volunteers deliver nourishing meals to people unable to cook or shop for themselves.

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Neighbours Helping Neighbours

Neighbours Helping Neighbours™ is a training program designed to help people develop a level of comfort in helping others in their community. 

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Nurse Practitioner Program

Nurse practitioners are registered nurses with additional training in the provision of primary care. 

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Overnight Respite Services

VON operates several centres where seniors, people with intellectual or cognitive challenges or people with chronic conditions can receive nursing care and recreational and therapeutic activities in a home like setting to allow caregivers much-needed rest. 

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Palliative / Hospice Volunteer Visiting

Hospice volunteers are specially trained, caring, dedicated people who offer their knowledge, experience and support to help the client and their family through a life-threatening or end-of-life journey.

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Passport Program

The Passport Program provides personalized support for adults with developmental disabilities, 18 years of age and older.

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Post-natal Care

The VON nurse provides care at home for women and babies who leave hospital within 24 hours of delivery. 
 

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Pre-School / School Health Program

In some communities, VON is responsible for comprehensive health promotion and screening programs in schools. 

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Prenatal Education

In this series of classes or online course, expectant parents learn about the development of their baby during pregnancy, good nutrition, physical and emotional changes during pregnancy, preparation for labour and delivery, care of the newborn and parenting skills. 
 

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Private Duty Nursing and Shift Nursing

Shift nursing brings the expertise of registered practical nurses to the home. 
 

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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.