Registered Dietitians work to optimize nutrition and health status from a patient-centred approach by promoting and delivering quality nutrition care throughout Island Health.
During admission, dietitians work with patients experiencing:
In preparation for discharge, dietitians work with patients and their family to provide nutrition education.
If you want to speak with a dietitian, ask your physician or nurse for a consult to the dietitian.
General Information on Inpatient Nutrition Services
If you, or a loved one, is receiving care in-hospital or residential care and are concerned about nutrition risk, ask your physician or nurse for a referral to see a dietitian.