RESOURCES

NEW!!

 

POWERFUL TOOLS FOR CAREGIVERS PROGRAM

In six weekly classes, caregivers develop a wealth of self-care tools to reduce personal stress, change negative self-talk, communicate their needs to family members and healthcare service providers, communicate more effectively in challenging situations, recognize the messages in their emotions, deal with difficult feelings, and make tough caregiving decisions. 

WHERE:  VON Office Boardroom, 1280 20th Street East, Owen Sound

WHEN: January 9,16, 23, 30, February 6,and 13.

TIME:  2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:  Please call or email Jessica Slater-Hamilton, RSSW, Co-ordinator, Caregiver Support Circle, 519-376-5895, Ext. 222 or Jessica_Slater@von.ca

 

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP NEWS

Bereavement support groups will be offered in the first months of 2018 in:

TO REGISTER:  Please call or email Jessica Slater-Hamilton, RSSW, Co-ordinator, Caregiver Support Circle, 519-376-5895, Ext. 222 or Jessica_Slater@von.ca

 

 

There is also a large volume of resources on-line if you are interested in the hospice movement or what is happening on the hospice scene across Canada.  Here are a few places to start:

http://www.hcpo.ca

http://www.chpca.net

http://www.fraserhealth.ca

http://swpalliativecare.ca/

http://www.virtualhospice.ca

VON also offers a variety of different programs to the residents of Grey Bruce, free of charge:

Supportive Care Volunteer Visiting

Caregiver Support Circle

Bereavement Support Groups