Wednesday June 22, 2016. 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday June 29, 2016. 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Thursday June 16, 2016. 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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VHA Home HealthCare, a not-for-profit, charitable organization—is delighted to announce it has been selected by Central East’s Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) to deliver integrated palliative care in Durham and Scarborough.
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VHA Home HealthCare, one of the province’s leading not for profit home care providers, is seeking qualified individuals with previous board experience and an appreciation of not-for-profit governance. We are seeking individuals with diverse life experiences and an interest in giving back to their communities.
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The Culture Change Challenge is an opportunity for people residing in long-term care, retirement/independent living, and/or in community settings to share their vision for changing the culture of aging in Canada.
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Become part of a forum to share experiences about Ontario’s health care system and to provide input into HQO’s work focused on improving the quality of health care in Ontario.

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VHA Home HealthCare’s Heart of Home Care Award honours the extraordinary efforts of an unpaid caregiver in Ontario. The winners and nominees have gone above and beyond the call of duty to provide a loved one who is disabled, elderly or chronically ill with the support needed to live at home in comfort and with dignity.
Click here to listen to CBC’s interview with Joanne, who is an incredible single mom raising Christoper who is living with Cerebral Palsy.
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21″TORONTO, May 4, 2015—VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) earned top prize for Best Event Video at PR Daily’s 2014 Video Awards announced May 1, 2015. The series of four videos were created for VHA’s annual Heart of Home Care Awards by Toronto-based company Flash Frame Digital. The video awards program, which receives submissions from around the globe, is presented by American-based Ragan Communicatio
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“The magnitude 7.9 earthquake that struck near Kathmandu, Nepal, has caused widespread devastation and resulted in immediate humanitarian needs for people in the region. Red Cross teams are on the ground providing assistance and Canadians are encouraged to help support the effort.” (via Canadian Red Cross)
VHA Home Healthcare encourages you to support the relief efforts by donating to Canadian Red Cross. Please click here to donate.
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VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) is pleased to announce that on April 15, 2015 it was awarded Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) designation from the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO). This designation recognizes VHA’s success in implementing and evaluating five Best Practice Guidelines (BPGs) developed by the RNAO over a three year period.
For more information click here.
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Are you caring for a child (2-6 years) with autism?
This program gives parents the chance to:
  • Take a much needed break
  • Recharge and reconnect
  • Attend a parent support group
  • Spend time with their other children
  • Get support with therapeutic and/or recreational activities
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Volunteers Needed For Research Study on Robots to Support Aging-in-Place
Who can participate?

We are looking for older adults and their caregivers to participate together in a research study. Older adults are eligible if they:

  • are 55 years old or older
  • have a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (mild to moderate range) by a medical doctor
  • have a family member who provides care and who is willing to participate in the study
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Thursday, June 11, 2015 – REGISTER TODAY 
A workshop for those familiar with hoarding who want to take their skills to the next level.
Volunteers Needed For Research Study on Robots to Support Aging-in-Place
Location: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre McLaughlin Auditorium (E-Wing, Ground Floor, Room 18)
Cost: $135
Featuring:
  • Christiana Bratiotis, PhD, LICSW, Assistant Professor, Grace Abbott School of Social Work, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska USA
  • Tim Guimond, MD, FRCPC, Clinician-Researcher, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Peggy M.A. Richter, MD, FRCPC, Head, Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Click here for agenda details
 
For more information, please contact: Roberta Pludwinski at 416-561-9318 or rpludwinski@rogers.com
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    Client
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