Community Support Services are designed to maintain the independence of seniors. Dependent on type of service offered. Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm with some exceptions during weekend days.
VON has been part of the Greater Halifax community since 1898. We have a long and proud history — and a bright and exciting future — of providing outstanding home and community care in the region.
Our Adult Day Programs (ADPs) provide social, recreational and therapeutic activities for seniors and individuals with a disability, in a safe and supervised environment.
Our bathing program provides an option for anyone who has difficulty bathing at home due to lack of mobility or other challenges.
Learn how to measure your blood pressure at our free, local drop-in blood pressure clinics.
Staff at our blood pressure clinics will give you additional skills and knowledge to keep yourself healthy at home. We can teach you how to measure your blood pressure at our free, drop-in style blood pressure clinics.
Our Chronic Pain Management Assessment and Referral Program (CPMARP) provides people experiencing chronic pain with individualized support to help improve their quality of life.
Chronic pain can affect many aspects of your life. That’s why we use an interprofessional approach and perform a comprehensive physical and mental assessment to help you manage your pain in ways that work for you.
At our clinique francophone, we provide innovative clinical, personal and social support to Francophone members of the community.
The French-speaking nurse practitioner and registered nurse at our clinique francophone offer a wide range of clinical services to francophone members of the community. We can diagnose illnesses and injuries, perform physical examinations, request and interpret diagnostic tests, provide treatments and referrals to other health professionals and specialists, administer vaccines and can prescribe certain medications.
We can teach you, at our Diabetes Education Centre or in your home, how best to manage your diabetes.
Knowing how to properly manage your diabetes is critical to your health. As a participant in our Diabetes Education program, you’ll learn about its treatment and various treatment options such as continuous glucose monitoring or insulin pumps. You’ll find out more about meal planning and the importance of exercise and maintaining a healthy weight. We’ll teach you about the complications to watch out for and how to prevent them. We can also help you apply for any funding that might be available.
This service is open to those with Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes or pre-diabetes, including children with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.
Our Dining programs bring together community members who are at risk of isolation to socialize and enjoy each other’s company. Programs may include a hot meal, a hot beverage and social activities, depending on location.
Our exercise and fall prevention classes help improve strength, balance and heart health while reducing both social isolation and hospital visits relating to falls.
Staying active is an important part of staying healthy and independent. Our group exercise classes teach seniors and adults with disabilities how to be safe, keep moving and improve strength and balance at any fitness level. These classes are ideal for clients who find it hard to take part in traditional exercise classes due to low mobility or poor health.
The gentle yet progressive classes are led by a certified VON fitness instructor and/or volunteer.
Group exercise classes really are for everyone! We offer low-, moderate- and high-mobility classes, and the class format can easily be modified for different levels of mobility and ability. You have the option to use a chair for a portion of the class — in fact, our classes can be done seated or standing! We also offer specialty classes for individuals living with Parkinson’s, MS and acquired brain injury/stroke.
Health at Home – Our home care and in-home support services can help you stay independent in your own home.
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