Community Paramedicine Services

Community paramedicsprovide primary care services to increase access to basic health care servicesin non-urgent settings, in patients' homes or the community.

Serves mainly isolatedseniors and offers home visits, health assessments, referrals and basic care.

Intended primarily forolder patients living with chronic conditions such as heart failure, chronicobstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and diabetes or are at risk of falls.

Referrals for no-costservice must come from patient's doctor or a community health provider.

Services are availablein rural areas in the Kootenay Boundary including Arrow & Slocan Lakes(Edgewood, Nakusp, New Denver),  Boundary (Grand Forks, Greenwood,Midway), Castlegar, Lower Columbia ( Fruitvale, Rossland), North Kootenay Lake(Kaslo), Salmo,  Slocan valley (Winlaw) and East Shore (Riondel)  andsurrounding areas.

See websites andatttached brochure for more information.

Please inquire about COVID 19 protocols.

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This program was last updated on: 03 Nov 2020.