Visitors to the sites are encouraged to browse the history of the care facilities they are interested in and do other research such as contacting the facility or the local health authority licensing program before arriving at any conclusions.
Visitors to the sites are cautioned against interpreting the status of a particular facility based solely on the inspection report history.
The websites have been designed to convey similar information to the general public as they would receive through a request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of B.C.
The Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) provides health care services to the people on Vancouver Island, on the islands of Georgia Strait and in the mainland communities between Powell River and Rivers Inlet.
Within VIHA , there are over 1,300 licensed community care facilities (1000+ child care, 200+ residential care).