Download the correct referral form
2Complete the form in its entirety and include any supporting documentation
3Fax the form to 604-708-2127 or
Referrals for care in the home/community setting are intended to provide planned, intermittent periods of direct care nursing respite in a child’s home whose care needs require the scope of practice of a registered nurse for some aspects of their care due to the child/youth’s medically complex and fragile health needs.
*In-Home Nursing Respite temporary changes due to COVID-19
- Wherever possible, assessments will be completed using virtual health.
- Reassessments will resume and will be prioritized based on patient need
- There will be temporary flexible scheduling of in-home nursing hours to maximize available supports for families.
Delegated care in the school is intended to support children who require support and assistance with specific tasks related to their care.
Delegation of these tasks is determined by the registered nurse on an individual basis for children/youth whose care needs and response to treatment is stable and predictable and can be safely managed by NSS provincial standardised care plans.