School Based Nursing Support Services - Squamish Community Health Centre

?Works with parents, the Ministry of Children and Family Development, schools, hospitals and physicians to provide a range of public health nursing services for children with disabilities in the pre-school/school settings.

Services include:
  • Health assessments and consultation
  • Development of child-specific health procedures (e.g. feeding, glucose monitoring, suctioning, catheter care, special equipment instructions)
  • Equipment acquisition and repairs
  • Education, training and delegating care to preschool/school staff
  • Monitoring and evaluating caregiver competency in the school setting
  • Advocacy

Additional support for children and youth with special needs, including occupational and physiotherapy, is provided through Sea to Sky Community Services.

How much do these services cost?
These services are free-of-charge.

How do I access these services?
Anyone can refer the child by contacting us directly. Our contact information is listed below.

Squamish Community Health Centre

1140 Hunter Place
Squamish, BC
V8B 0A2
Phone: (604) 892-2293
1 (877) 892-2231
Fax: (604) 892-2327

Eligibility

Children age 0-19 years.

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