Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy

Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Island Health

You may be referred to a Physical Therapist (PT) or Occupational Therapist (OT) if you:

  • have a physicial disability
  • are recovering from surgery or a stay in hospital
  • need rehabilitation or therapy to stay at home. 

They will work with you to maintain or improve your physical independence and safety.

General Information on Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy

Referral Required?
Not required

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Pay parking to resume in March 2022

On January 20, 2022, the Ministry of Health issued a statement noting the return of pay parking at care facilities in BC, effective March 4, 2022.

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Island Health Magazine Fall 2021

Read articles on building resilience in children; how loneliness impacts health; tips and recipes for healthy to-go lunches; information about IBD and a feature about patient partners.

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Community health care is essential, even during a pandemic

Island Health provides community health services to over 20,000 clients annually to help people across the region live safely and independently in their own homes for as long as possible. Each day 8,000 clients living in communities across Island Health receive home care visits.

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