VON Canada, Ontario Branch

Site: Grey Bruce Site

Service: Supportive Care Services

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
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 1-800-811-5147
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
Intersection 9th Ave E and 20th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-376-5895
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-3138
After Hours Phone Answering service
Fax 519-376-8233
E-Mail von4you.GreyBruce@von.ca
Website www.von.ca
Primary Contact Angela Campbell-Wyborn, Executive Assistant; Phone: ext 232; Email: angela.campbell@von.ca
Alternate Contact Barbara Janusz, Program Coordinator; Email: barbara.janusz@von.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Email: Loretta.Dunn@von.ca
Primary Executive Adrienne Vanderweg, Senior Manager, Community Support Services; Phone: 519-271-7991 ext 4232; Email: adrienne.vanderweg@von.ca
Mailing Address PO Box 969 
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6H6

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