Welcome to Island Health

On August 1 st, we launched our new public website:

wwww.islandhealth.ca

and a new website for medical staff:

medicalstaff.islandhealth.ca

Our website was developed in partnership with patients and residents of Vancouver Island and the surrounding regions. It's accessible, mobile friendly and flexible to help us evolve with our communities as we work towards excellent health and care for everyone, everywhere, every time.

Come visit the new sites and update your bookmarks. This www.viha.ca site will continue to be available for one month so that our staff and partners have time to update their links to the new site. You can still browse the old site but it will no longer be updated.

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Community Nutrition

Registered dietitians can help you with your nutritional health while you continue to live at home. Our services includes assessment, consultation, counselling and education on providing nutritious meals.

Home and Community Care dietitians can help you deal with health issues like:

  • diabetes
  • swallowing disorders
  • malnutrition
  • healing of wounds and pressure ulcers
  • post-surgical care
  • tube feedings
  • gastro-intestinal diseases
  • chronic health conditions such as cancer, kidney disease
  • palliative care

If you are an adult with a developmental disability, Health Services for Community Living dietitians can help  support your health, independence and participation in the community.

For further information, please visit Island Health's nutrition services pages.

How much does it cost?

This service is no charge for Community Nutrition services.

For more information, please read about accessing services or contact a Island Health Home Health Office near you.