The following resources are available to help support people taking care of loved ones.
The Family Caregivers’ Network Society serves the Greater Victoria area and the Southern Gulf Islands. They offer some support groups and provide advice on resources available to families.
The Government of British Columbia website offers many practical resources and suggestions to support caregivers.
If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, please visit the Dementia page for useful links and resources.
Some caregivers may need a temporary break from looking after their family member. Visit the Respite Care page to find out what is available through Island Health and how to apply.