Caring for Seniors

Caring for seniors

The following resources are available to help support people taking care of loved ones.

Online Resources

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.

Dementia

If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, please visit the Dementia page for useful links and resources.

Respite Care

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.

Locations

Services

News & Events

island health mag fall 19

Island Health Magazine Fall 2019

The fall issue of Island Health magazine includes articles on Active Transportation, Recovery Success Stories and Handling Bats. This issue also features articles on Handling the Holidays including the Importance of Self-Care and Lightening up your Holiday Dinner.

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Yucalta lodge farmers market

Bringing the outside world into long-term care

The family spirit at Yucalta Lodge long-term care home in Campbell River has sparked some creative projects like a farmers’ market and a bus stop.

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​​​​​​​Port Alice Health Centre service model announced

​​​​​​​Port Alice Health Centre service model announced

Island Health is pleased to announce a new service delivery model for Port Alice, based on recent conversations with the Village Council, Port Alice Health Forum and community members.

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