On Southern Vancouver Island, Home and Community Care Dietitians provide in-home nutrition care to homebound clients at nutrition risk. Registered dietitians provide assessment, consultation, and education to support clients to optimize their nutritional health while continuing to live at home.
Home and community care dietitians can help address health issues like:
- swallowing disorders,
- healing of wounds and pressure ulcers,
- tube feeds,
- gastro-intestinal diseases,
- kidney disease, and
If you live in Southern Vancouver Island, you can refer yourself to a Home and Community Care Dietitian by calling 250-388-2273 or 1-888-533-2273 (toll free).
Across Vancouver Island, Health Services for Community Living Dietitians provide nutrition care to support adults with a developmental disability to maximize their health, independence and participation in the community. Information and education assists people with developmental disabilities, their caregivers, and their families to respond to specific health care needs.
For more information or to access Health Services for Community Living, please call the General Inquiries Line for your area.