Recent News

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Recent News at VHA

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
News

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...
2023
Blog Post

How to Save Money at the Grocery Store

December 11, 2023
Skyrocketing inflation has made it difficult to manage the cost of living and it is more important than ever to find ways to save at the grocery store. ...
2023
News

Community InnoVHAtion Lab explores technology to better age in place

December 5, 2023
What comes to mind for you when you think about innovative technology? What kinds of tools are being used, and by who? If you pictured people, were they children or teens, young adults or older adults? If an older adult using a new technology wasn’t your first thought, you’re not...
2023
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Announcing VHA’s 2023-2024 Fellows

November 30, 2023
Each year, VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) invests in the future of home care research through fellowship programs that support graduate student researchers and clinician-focused programs that offer therapists, nurses and personal support workers the opportunity to develop their research skills. As our current fellows begin their new research projects, here...
2023
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Chronic Disease
Dementia Care
Occupational Therapy
Palliative Care
Physiotherapy

The Role of Assistive Devices in Preventing Falls at Home

November 29, 2023
As we age, a number of factors can make falls more likely. These include decreased mobility, reduced balance, visual changes, chronic illness, medications and other health challenges.  Falls are the leading cause of injury for people over the age of 65. Studies show that 90% of hip fractures are caused...
2023
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East Toronto Health Partners: “#OneEastToronto – Meet Nadine Williams”

November 29, 2023
#OneEastToronto shares the faces of East Toronto Health Partners (ETHP), a group of more than 100 community, primary care, home care, hospital and social services organizations in East Toronto, as well as patient and caregiver advisors, working together to improve the way people find and get care.  Meet Nadine Williams,...
2023
Blog Post

How to Create a Legal Will in Ontario

November 24, 2023
This planning will prevent extra stress and costs for your loved ones and make sure that your wishes are carried out as you intend....
2023
Blog Post
Dementia Care

Vision Changes and Dementia

November 15, 2023
If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, their vision could be affected and this can cause changes in behaviour that may be confusing. ...

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