Framework for Action

G. Chronic Care



1. Better coordination of and support for volunteers

Community orgs. See A1-3

2. Educators as part of a team to visit Gabriola on regular basis

VIHA & Health practitioners on island  

3. Health care providers should be encouraged to encourage patients to actively participate in management of their condition<


4. Formation of local peer support groups and identification of other potential supports (ie. Life Line program)

To be included in proposal re: pilot

5. Zoning changes to permit apartments/condominiums for seniors

Islands Trust Long Term OCP process

6. Integration of Home Care into Gabriola Primary Health Care system

VIHA & Health practitioners on Island Discussion to occur in August