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Recent News at VHA

2024
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Physiotherapy

Celebrating National Physiotherapy Month at VHA and Champlain Rehab Solutions

May 14, 2024
Each May during National Physiotherapy Month, we recognize and celebrate the immense impact physiotherapists (PTs) and physiotherapy assistants (PTAs) have on the health of Canadians. Physiotherapy plays a vital role in the healthcare system and uses specialized, hands-on skills to diagnose and treat illness, injury and chronic disease. This year,...
2024
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Purchased Services

Vacation Planning Tips for Family Caregivers

May 6, 2024
If you are caring for an ill loved one, the idea of a camping trip, cottage vacation or journey abroad can feel impossible with so much responsibility at home....
2024
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Nursing

Celebrating VHA Nurses: Changing Lives and Shaping Tomorrow

May 3, 2024
Held every May around the birthday of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale, National Nursing Week falls on May 6-12 in 2024. This recognition week is an important opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the countless contributions of registered nurses (RNs), registered practical nurses (RPNs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) across the country. The...
2024
Chronic Disease
Dementia Care
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Speech Language

A Day in the Life of a Speech-Language Pathologist with Annalisa William

May 1, 2024
Every May during Speech and Hearing Month in Canada, we raise awareness around the importance of communication health and celebrate the vital role of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and audiologists. At VHA Home HealthCare (VHA), our team of 13 speech-language pathologists support people of all ages with swallowing and feeding challenges...
2024
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Personal Care

Sharing Your Care Experience: The Value of the Smiley App Feedback

April 16, 2024
By David Fry – VHA’s Vice President, Integrated Client and Community Care Your voice matters, and we’re here to listen. Your experience with our care is VHA Home HealthCare (VHA)’s top priority and we’re committed to making it easier than ever for you to give us feedback. A quick way...
2024
Clutter and Hoarding Support
Connected Families Parenting Support
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Respite and Renew Caregiver Support

Every Moment Matters: Celebrating the Volunteers of VHA Home HealthCare

April 15, 2024
Every year during National Volunteer Week, organizations across Canada unite to recognize the over 24 million volunteers who offer their time, energy and experiences to make a positive difference in their communities. For the 2024 Recognition Week this April 14-20, the theme Every Moment Matters highlights the importance of each volunteer and...
2024
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Chronic Disease

How to Protect Your Vision with Diabetes: Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy

April 8, 2024
For people living with diabetes, careful disease management is essential to preventing a number of serious health complications. This can include vision changes or even blindness due to poorly managed blood sugar levels over time. Diabetic retinopathy (DR), is the most common diabetic eye disease and the leading cause of...
2024
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Physiotherapy
Purchased Services

Physical Activity Tips for Older Adults: Movement to Support Healthy Aging

April 1, 2024
As we age, physical activity plays an important role in maintaining and improving overall health and wellbeing. Regular movement has been proven to support the independence, mobility, and mental health of adults over the age of 65, as well as reduce the risk of many chronic diseases. Here’s more on...
2024
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Inspiring Inclusion: Celebrating International Women’s Day at VHA Home HealthCare

March 7, 2024
“Inclusion is not bringing people into what already exists; it is making a new space, a better space for everyone.” – George Dei, Canadian scholar on race and anti-racism Every year on March 8th, International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of...
2024
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Social Work

Celebrating the Social Workers of VHA

March 6, 2024
March is Social Work Month across Canada and March 4-10 is Social Work Week in Ontario. These events are important opportunities to highlight and recognize the valuable contributions of social workers. This year’s theme #SocialWorkOpensDoors, reflects on how social workers use their unique expertise to find new and empowering pathways...
2024
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VHA launches InnoVHAtion Advisory Committee to fuel Age Tech in the Community

February 28, 2024
Every VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) innovation endeavour aims to bring people together to improve the lives of clients and families and transform how care is delivered in the community. With the launch of VHA’s InnoVHAtion Advisory Council, the organization is taking a concrete step into the Age Tech space. The...
2024
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Respite and Renew Caregiver Support

Resources and Support for Young Caregivers

January 24, 2024
Caring for a family member or loved one, although rewarding, can also be an incredibly challenging role. Adults who find themselves in this position often struggle to balance their caregiving duties with life’s other demands. For younger caregivers, it can be even more challenging. While many people think of caregivers...
2024
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Cloud DX Signs Contract for Remote Care Monitoring with VHA Home HealthCare

January 24, 2024
1/24/2024 January 24, 2024 – 6:30 AM PST Cloud DX Signs Contract for Remote Care Monitoring with VHA Home HealthCare VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) is one of the largest not-for-profit providers of home care nursing, rehab and personal support services in Ontario, serving over 100,000 clients and families each year....
2024
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2023 Client Experience Survey Results

January 15, 2024
VHA is deeply committed to staying connected with the clients and families we serve about the service we provide, collecting their feedback to improve care experiences. VHA conducts satisfaction surveys to gather insights and to help focus quality improvement efforts where they are needed most. We are pleased to share...

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