Community Health and Social Service Programs

Gulf Islands Seniors Residence Association (GISRA)

Supported living for seniors.more info

Address / Contact Info
121 Atkins Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2X7
Phone: 250-538-1995 Meadowbrook

Gwen Gagne, RMT

Massage Therapistmore info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 538-0204
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The gardens are therapeutic environments for SSI Community Services programs, provide introductory gardening and work experience and contribute fresh organic produce to the Food Bank and other food programs for vulnerable people. It incorporates vocational rehabilitation for the mental health support services at SSICS.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
Phone: Food Security Coordinator: 250-537-997
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Heart and Stroke Foundation (BC and Yukon)

Heart and Stroke Foundation staff and volunteers are available to answer specific questions about topics related to heart and stroke issues as well as to provide information, advocacy, support and referrals if required.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 1-888-473-4636
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Heritage Place Seniors Residence

This residence provides independent and assisted living for seniors age 65 or older.more info

Address / Contact Info
120 Crofton Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2R8
Phone: (250) 537-8340
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HIV Support Group - Gulf Islands

An informal group meets monthly to discuss such things as alternative therapies, spiritual healing and medical support.more info

Address / Contact Info
Toll-free: 1-800-665-2437
Phone: (250) 537-7773

Home and Community Care

Registered nurses teach, coordinate and administer medications, change dressings and perform other nursing duties.more info

Address / Contact Info
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Phone: (250) 538-4820
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Home Health Monitoring for Heart Failure and COPD (Community Health Services)

Home Health Monitoring is free service offered to clients in their home. Besides measuring their blood pressure, pulse, weight and oxygen saturation, clients complete a daily care plan designed to help them better recognize and respond to their heart failure or COPD symptoms. The information is sent to a nurse who monitors and supports the client. Biometric reports and any medical concerns are communicated to the client’s family physician. Patients only need a definitive diagnosis and be symptomatic to qualify for referral. Palliative Care and Multi-morbidity coming soon.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Health Community Health Services
South Island: : 1-888-533-2273
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Home Support Services

Home Support Services is a non-profit organization providing home support workers to assist elderly or handicapped residents to maintain their independent lifestyle in their own home.more info

Address / Contact Info
Beacon Community Services
2-137 Crofton Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2R8
Phone: (250) 537-9955
Fax: (250) 537-9969

Honor Griffith, MA, PhD in Clinical Psychology

Honor is a depth psychotherapist with a background in Jungian and archetypal psychology. Her work is also informed by attachment theory and brain research.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island, BC
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