VON Canada, Ontario Branch

Site: Grey Bruce Site

Service: Supportive Care Services

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Description
Description (Service) Supports for older adults, and adults with disabilities to help them remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible * Comprehensive community, health and in-home services are provided by nurses, personal support workers and volunteers 
 
Programs include: 
  • Caregiver support circle - a free program for adult caregivers at home caring for another adult (family member or friend) in the Grey-Bruce area, see separate listing for details 
     
  • Community Nursing - General nursing care including visiting and shift nursing * Includes assessment, treatment and education of wound and ostomy care, education for people with diabetes, pain and symptom management, palliative care, TB skin testing clinics * Various locations throughout Grey and Bruce, contact for details 
     
  • Falls Prevention and Group Exercise Classes for Seniors - Group exercise and falls prevention classes for older adults and people with mobility issues and chronic conditions * Aims to improve strength and balance to prevent injury and falls * See separate listing for details 
     
  • Home At Last Program - Assists older adults returning home from a hospital stay  
     
  • Supportive Care Program - Hospice Visiting Service - Companionship, respite care, and emotional support to people and their family/caregivers dealing with a life-limiting or life-threatening illness * Bereavement support for anyone who has experienced the death of someone close * Services can be provided at home, or in hospitals and long-term care homes * Palliative care education  
     
  • Supports For Daily Living - Care for older adults with chronic illness or cognitive impairment who require assistance with independent living 
     
  • Cool-Aid – free program for adults living with disabilities and seniors 55 plus, ensures medical information efficiently accessed in emergency situation * Joint program by VON Grey Bruce with Grey Bruce Paramedic Services
Service Details
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call * No referral required * For nursing services apply through the South West Local Health Integration Network - Home and Community Care at 1-800-811-5146
Languages English
Fees Call for information
Address and Location
Site Location satellite offices in Bruce and Grey, contact office for details
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
1280 20th St E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6H6
 
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Intersection 9th Ave E and 20th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact information
Office Phone 519-376-5895 ext 223
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-3138 ext 223
After Hours Phone Answering service
Fax 519-376-8233
E-Mail von4you.GreyBruce@von.ca
Website www.von.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/VON-Grey-Bruce-863910157002202
Primary Contact Angela Campbell-Wyborn, Executive Assistant; Phone: ext 232; Email: angela.campbell@von.ca
Alternate Contact Michelle Cliche, Program Coordinator; Phone: ext 247; Email: michelle.cliche@von.ca
Primary Executive Debbie Taylor, Senior Manager; Email: debbie.taylor@von.ca
Mailing Address PO Box 969 
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6H6
Categories
CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGGROUPS Health Care ; Mental Health / Addiction
CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGS Home Support Programs ; Hospice / Palliative Care ; Support Groups

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