MEET OUR EXTENDED CARE TEAM
Savannah brings years of nursing experience to our team. She has worked as an operating room nurse for cardiac and vascular surgery. She has also worked with the COVID Response Team administering COVID tests and providing vaccinations to other health care providers.
She has a passion for health promotion, women's health, and providing education to clients on how to stay healthy. She provides trauma informed, culturally safe, and gender diverse care. Her goal is to give compassionate, non-judgemental care for all people throughout their lifespan.
In her free time she enjoys being outdoors with her family. Their goofy Golden Retriever helps them find all the best swimming holes!
With an eclectic style of practice, Vanessa graduated from the University of Victoria with her Baccalaureate Degree in Social Work and is nearing completion of her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Dalhousie University. Vanessa is a skilled counselor, educator and has extensive knowledge of complex health conditions. Through kindness and compassion, Vanessa offers a client centered, culturally sensitive approach that draws on cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioural philosophies.
With a diverse skillset that complements all areas of the life continuum, Vanessa specializes in palliative care, MAiD, psychogeriatrics, Montreal Cognitive Assessments and Mini Mental State Examinations. Further, Vanessa is a Designated Responder under the Adult Guardianship Act and is a Qualified Health Care Provider for abuse and neglect.
Vanessa is also a mother of three, a wife, amateur chef and lover of the beautiful West Coast outdoors. In her spare time, she can be found at the beach, on her bicycle or hiking the rugged coastline with her family.