Offers ongoing intravenous antibiotics for those who do not need to be hospitalized.
The Community IV Therapy Program is for people who require ongoing intravenous antibiotics but do not need to be hospitalized.
This program allows people to be discharged from hospital earlier and receive safe and effective care at home.
This is one of the many Home Health services we offer.
Who provides this service?
Depending on where you live, this service is provided by home care nursing or an outpatient IV nurse from the hospital.
You can access this service through your home health care provider. Learn more about accessing this service.
You must be screened by a hospital outpatient IV nurse.
Some Home Health services are provided free of charge while others include a cost based on your after tax income. Contact your local Home Health office to inquire about fees.
- A guide to your care
The guide includes general information about services available to help British Columbians live as independently as possible and information about end-of-life care. It also provides useful information for family and friends.