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We Care (Home Care & Home Support)

Our staff has a long history of caring in the community, with many team members having worked for We Care for over 10 years. We Care staff are attracted to the organization by the firm’s dedication to serving those in need and its passion for caring. People who work in health care, who dedicate their skills to serving in the community, understand and believe in the importance of helping clients maintain their independence and dignity.more info

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We Care
2349 East Wellington Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 6V7
Phone: (250) 740-0035
Fax: (250) 740-0062
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Clinical Headings: 45
Community Headings: 23

Welcome Wagon

If you're new to our community, a new parent or new business owner, and want to know more about Nanaimo, give them a call for a free visit. Email welcometonanaimo@shaw.ca for more information.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 756-9794
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Clinical Headings: Education
Community Headings: Community Resource, Free Service

Wellington Dental Clinic

On entering the doors of Wellington Dental Clinic, you will find a warm, friendly, patient centered and wheelchair friendly office that puts you in charge. Our number one goal is to create the “smile of your dreams.”more info

Address / Contact Info
3180 Barons Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 4B5
Phone: (250) 758-1783
Fax: (250) 756-4032
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Clinical Headings: Dental Care
Community Headings: 23

Westhill Dental Clinic

Westhill Dental Clinic offers family and cosmetic dentistry services. Focused on all aspects of dental care, we provide a wide range of dental services. We can restore missing or damaged teeth with high-quality dental fixtures and implants. Our cosmetic dentistry services also includes teeth whitening and dental inlays.more info

Address / Contact Info
Westhill dental clinic
109-1808 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5W4
Phone: (250) 754-9903
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Clinical Headings: Dental Care
Community Headings: 23

Wig & Breast Prosthesis Banks

Offering a wide range of donated wigs, headwear, permanent prostheses and bras to cancer patients throughout BC who have undergone surgery and cannot afford the cost of a wig or prosthesis.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Cancer Information Service: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
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Woodgrove Pines Clinic

Located in north Nanaimo, Woodgrove Pines Clinic provides guidance and hands-on-care to enable its patients to recover from injuries and improve overall health. more info

Address / Contact Info
102-6135 Metral Drive
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 2L7
Phone: (250) 390-2003
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WorkBC - Employment Resource Centre

Provides individualized support to help job seekers find and maintain employment and improve employment readiness. Self-serve resource area provides career and job search resources, job postings, career-related books and labour market information, and access to computers, phone, fax, photocopiers, and printers. Offers job search workshops, essential skills training for employment readiness, and short-term training to meet minimum entry requirements or develop specific skills for a job or an industry. Also provides referrals to funded skills training, self-employment services, wage subsidy services, case management and personal employment planning services. Supplemental services for people with complex needs may be available, or delivered through other qualified service providers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Brooks Landing, 255, 2000 Island Hwy North
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 3V5
Phone: (250) 729-5627
Fax: (250) 756-8899
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Community Headings: Employment Services

Wounds Canada

Established in 1995, the Canadian Association of Wound Care (CAWC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing skin health and wound management in Canada. Dedicated staff and volunteers work to improve the health of Canadians at risk for skin breakdown and the practice of the health-care professionals who care for them.

Friends of the organization include health-care professionals and students, researchers, corporate supporters, government decision-makers, caregivers and, most importantly, patients.

CAWC is dedicated to a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach to wound management and prevention to improve the health of Canadians. Our Association focuses our efforts in key areas:

CAWC Focus:
1. Professional education to enhance health professionals’ knowledge, skills and attitudes
2. Public advocacy and education on how to prevent and manage wounds
3. Research to enhance understanding of effective wound management and prevention
4. Creating and nurturing partnerships to support the CAWC’s goals of improving patient outcomes
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Address / Contact Info
Canadian Association of Wound Care
PO Box 35569 York Mills Plaza
, North York, ON, M2L 2Y4
Phone: (416) 485-2292
Fax (toll-free): 1-888-710-2289
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Wound Care
Community Headings: Community Resource
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