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Adult Day Programs - Nanaimo Travellers Lodge

NTL offers compassionate person-centered dementia care for 90 full time residents and offers three Adult Day Programs to Elders with Alzheimer's and dementia living in the community: Daybreak, Stepping Stones and Community Bathing. NTL has been serving the Mid-Island community for over 30 years and in 2004 became a facility dedicated for people with complex dementia.more info

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Nanaimo Travellers Lodge - Adult Day Programs
1298 Nelson Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 2K5
Phone: (250) 760-2636
Fax: (250) 758-4698
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Advance Care Planning

Advance care planning allows you to have a say in the health care you will receive if you are too sick to speak for yourself. It is a way to reflect on your values, beliefs and wishes so that you can make your own health care decisions. By discussing and documenting your wishes with your loved ones, health care team and family physician, they will be better able to act on your behalf. more info

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Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) - Nanaimo

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and rehab support for adults with complex recovery needs ranging from chemical dependency or serious mental illness or co-occuring disorders AND significant impairment in functioning. ACT serves clients with serious mental illnesses that are complex and who have very significant functional impairments. ACT services are delivered by a group of mental health staff from a variety of disciplines, who work as a team and provide the majority of treatment services. ACT services are individually tailored to the needs of each client. ACT teams are mobile and deliver services in the community.more info

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Island Health, Mental Health and Substance Use Services (MHSU)
Nanaimo , BC
Phone: (250) 739-5710
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Bayshore Health Care

Bayshore Home Health has been dedicated to enhancing the quality of life, dignity and independence of Canadians in their homes since 1966. Canadian owned and operated, we are the country's largest provider of home and community health care services, with more than 50 home care offices, 20 community care clinics and 8,000 employees.more info

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Bayshore Home Health
1512 Fort Street
, Victoria, BC, V8S 5J2
Toll-free: 1-877-470-2253
Fax: 1(250) 370-2258
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bc211

bc211 is a nonprofit organization that specializes in providing free information and referral regarding community, government and social services in BC. Our help line services include 211, the Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service (ADIRS), the Problem Gambling Help Line, VictimLink BC, and the Youth Against Violence Line. more info

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Phone: 2-1-1
TTY Phone #: (604) 875-0885
Phone number (after hours): 2-1-1
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Big Hearts Homecare

Big Hearts Home Healthcare provides medical and non-medical, in-home support services to individuals wanting to live independently in their own homes and communities. more info

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Home Health Care, Seniors, injured, disabled persons.
2982 Cliffrose Cres
, Coquitlam, BC, V3E 2T2
Direct: (778) 788-5578
Phone number (after hours): (778) 788-5578
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Cancer Information Service

Available to cancer patients, caregivers or anyone who needs help understanding cancer and finding community services. Toll-free service accessible in multiple languages.more info

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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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Cedar Woman House

Cedar Woman House is a 24/7 staffed transition house for women and children who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing violence. Cedar Woman House is designed around Indigenous values, cultural priorities, and programming. Cedar Woman’s House serves the immediate need for emergency shelter and services for all women and children, but are especially dedicated to serving the Nine Member Nations of K'wumut Lelum Child & Family Services. Resident selection is on a first come, first served bases, given that individuals meet our criteria for entry. Please call for more information. more info

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Cedar Woman House
Nanaimo , BC
Phone: (250) 591-5580
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CHRONIC PAIN SELF-MANAGEMENT

We are a non-profit organization, funded by the Ministry and part of UVIC's Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health. Also known as SELF-MANAGEMENT BC. Our office is in Ladner (Delta) BCmore info

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SELF-MANAGEMENT BC, Insitute on Aging & Lifelong Health, School of Public Health and Social Policy, R-HUT, 103
Suite 210-4907 Chisholm Street
, Delta, BC, V4K 2K6
Toll FREE: 1-866-902-3767
Phone number (after hours): 1-866-902-3767
Fax: 1(604) 940-2099
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