Resources for Kootenay Boundary Patients
PALLIATIVE CARE | Resources and Services
Have you, or someone you love, recently been given a life-limiting diagnosis? These Patient Resource and Service guides have been developed by Dr. Lilli Kerby, Dr. Lisa Sawyer, and Dr. Trevor Janz, Palliative Care Physician Leads, with the support of KB Division of Family Practice.
Click the links below to download the patient & caregiver guides:
- Patient Resources and Services for Supportive and Palliative Care in Nelson >
- Patient Resources and Services for Supportive and Palliative Care in Trail >
The Motherwise Program offers mental health support groups for moms experiencing post-partum challenges. Join us and connect with other moms in a welcoming virtual space. More details below, by community:
Contact Kootenay Family Place at (250) 365-5616 for more information including dates and times. Parents and families can self-refer to join, and are notified of spaces available in upcoming groups. We also accept referrals from a doctor, nurse, or mental health professional.
Contact Nicole Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org, 250.364.6254) or Kristine Forbes, Family Support worker at FAIR (250.364.2326). Participants can self-refer.
Contact Kootenay Kids at (250) 352-6678 to ask for more information including dates and times. Participants can self-refer.
Motherwise Grand Forks
Contact Boundary Family Services at (250) 442-2267 for more information including dates and times. Participants can self-refer.
DEMENTIA | Resource
What can you expect when your loved one has dementia? A Roadmap for Families is a new tool developed by Dr. Trevor Janz with the support of KB Division of Family Practice.
Click here to download the landscape (legal size) ELECTRONIC version of this support for families.
Contact if you'd like the 'PRINT READY' version for professional printers - email@example.com.
Child and Youth Mental Health Substance | Resources
Pathways to Care: A brochure to help families find support for children with mental health and/or substance use needs:
You are not alone. Whether you are dealing with mild anxiety, depression, eating disorders, substance use, or suicidal thoughts, KB Searchlight can help link you to the right services in your community.
The Fetch Website includes a huge number of resources available to Kootenay Boundary residents. Health Services, Mental Health / Counselling, Substance Use / Addictions, Condition Specific Support, Low Income / Support, Children, Youth & Families, Education & Employment and more...
Special thanks to the Trail Fair Society Team who manage the KB Fetch website.
CHRONIC PAIN | Resources
Chronic Pain directory of services in the LOWER COLUMBIA region (Trail, Rossland, Fruitvale, Castlegar) - printable version for clinics.
Chronic Pain directory of services for NELSON and area - printable version for clinics.
PainBC's Live Plan Be website
Learn about the science behind chronic pain. Keep track of your symptoms and their impacts. Develop a plan for better pain management and quality of life. Connect with a like-minded community of others who live with pain.
These programs, offered by Interior Health, provide education to increase diabetes awareness and prevention, and help individuals with diabetes manage their condition effectively including insulin adjustment. The programs serve individuals with all types of diabetes, including type 1, type 2, gestational and pre-diabetes, and provide support to caregivers and family. Click the link above to find a Diabetes Centre near you.
Interior Health's Home and Community Care offers a variety of at-home and community services to people with acute, chronic, palliative or rehabilitative health care needs.
Do you ever have difficulty make ends meet at the end of the month?
This tool provides a great list of resources to support those who are experiencing financial challenges.