In the province of British Columbia there is legislation to protect and promote the health, safety vulnerable children, youth, adults and seniors receiving care in licensed care facilities.
Community Care Facilities Licensing
In the province of British Columbia there is legislation to protect and promote the health, safet
Individuals providing care to more than two individuals, not related to them, are required to be licensed and to provide care in a licensed setting.
Licensing Officers inspect, license and monitor over 1,000 licensed child care facilities at Island Health.
Choosing a licensed care facility for your loved one is an important responsibility.
Information about community care inspections including what to expect from an inspection.
Licensed Community Care facilities are inspected to protect the health, safety and well-being of residents, and to ensure minimum health and safety requirements are being followed.
Use this page to contact a Licensing Officer for your area.
A reportable incident is an event where a person in care has been injured or has been seriously or adversely affected, or has gone missing while under the care or supervision of the licensee.
Information about routine inspections carried out by Island Health.
Community Care Facilities Licensing Program investigates all allegations of Operations in Contravention of the Community Care and Assisted Living Act.
Find information sheets relating to care licensing.
The Risk Assessment Tool will promote consistency of practice, and provide additional depth to routine compliance inspection information.