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Carfentanil has been confirmed in the drug supply on Vancouver Island

Community Health Alert posted: 07-Jul-2017 3:09 PM PDT

Carfentanil has been confirmed in the drug supply on Vancouver Island. It is similar to fentanyl but can be 100 times more toxic. Reduce risk by:
• Never using alone
• Starting small
• Carrying naloxone
• Being close to help

For more information on overdose signs, prevention, resources, and to find an Overdose Prevention Service location near you visit: www.viha.ca/mho/overdose.htm

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Health Professionals - Home Care / Support - Home Support

Able Body Homecare - evenings

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Able Body Homecare
Phone: (250) 756-1235
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Topics: Men, Seniors, Women

Assisted Living

Publicly subsidized Assisted Living is for seniors and people with physical disabilities who need a safe environment to live and help with daily tasks. Assisted Living services support your independence and help you continue to live in the community.more info

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Assisted Living Services
1665 Grant Avenue
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5K7
Phone: (250) 755-6229
Fax: (250) 755-3371
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Clinical Headings: Home and Community Care
Community Headings: Housing

GenCare Home Support Services

GenCare Home Support Servicesmore info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 585-1238
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Topics: Seniors

Independent C.A.R.E. with Grace

Independent C.A.R.E. with Gracemore info

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Independent C.A.R.E. with Grace (night attendant)
Phone: (250) 753-1694
cell: (250) 756-5599
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Topics: Men, Seniors, Women

Inner Reflections

Bernice is an RN, who received her Bachelor of Technology in Specialty Nursing, graduating with Honors at the top of her class. Bernice is a retired Critical Care Nurse.more info

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Inner Reflections - Foot Care
613 6th Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 1J7
Phone: (250) 753-7089
Fax: (250) 753-7089
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Lavender Foot Care

Lavender Foot Caremore info

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2370 Highland Boulevard
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 3N6
Phone: (250) 714-3622
Fax: (250) 751-2688
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Topics: Seniors
Clinical Headings: Foot Care Nurse

Lynn's Senior Care

We are a private Family Care Home on 2 acres, just north of Ladysmith with two people in care. Our residents enjoy more personal care than an institutional setting can provide, delivered with respect and compassion. From a little help to extensive care and assistance. Professional and competent according to your doctor's direction and your wishes.more info

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5085 Jones Rd
, Ladysmith, BC, V9G 1M6
Phone: (250) 245-3391
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Topics: Men, Seniors, Women

Nurse Next Door - Nanaimo

It's about caring, not just healthcare. Which is why we focus on more than just giving you a good bath, or making sure you have a qualified caregiver. Our goal isn't simply to provide care, but to get you healthy and happy again. Let us ensure the details are taken care of so you can breathe a sigh of relief.more info

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Phone: (250) 667-0190
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Clinical Headings: Home and Community Care, 45
Community Headings: 23

Oceanside Foot Care Nursing Association - Nanaimo

The nurse is an experienced (RN) registered Nurse or (LPN) Licensed Practical Nurse with post graduate training in foot care.more info

Address / Contact Info
Oceanside Foot Care Nursing Association
Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-888-733-1377
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Foot Care Nurse, 45
Community Headings: 23

Pacific Live-in Caregivers

Pacific Live In Caregivers is located on Vancouver Island in Ladysmith, near Nanaimo. We assist in providing live in or out nannies or caregivers to families throughout Canada. A live-in caregiver or nanny can provide care for seniors, children or the disabled. All of our caregivers are fluent in English and some have a background in nursing, physiotherapy or geriatric care. more info

Address / Contact Info
P.O. Box 1771
, Ladysmith, BC, V9G 1B3
Phone: (250) 616-2346
Fax: (250) 245-3720
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Home and Community Care, 45
Community Headings: 23