Nursing Services

Nursing Services Island Health

Nurses help you manage your own care at home by providing:

  • assessment
  • education
  • counselling
  • medical and surgical care

You may be referred to a nursing clinic (sometimes called an ambulatory clinc) at your local Home Health office. Clinic services include:

  • skin and wound care
  • end-of-life/palliative care
  • medication management
  • cardiac health
  • post-surgical care
  • post-hospital care
  • pain management
  • intravenous care
  • chronic disease management
  • ostomy care. 

How much does it cost?

There is no charge for Home Care Nursing clients.

For more information, please contact an Island Health Community Health Services office near you.

General Information on Nursing Services

Referral Required?
Not required

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