Community Nutrition

Community Nutrition Island Health

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, contact a Community Health Office near you.

General Information on Community Nutrition

Referral Required?
Not required

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