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Residential Care Facilities

In the Northern Health region, there are a number of residential care facilities offering publicly subsidized, 24-hour professional nursing care.

View the map locator below to find a residential care facility near you, or select a community from the list to the left.

Residential Care Facility Map

For a complete list of publicly subsidized residential care facilities in the Northern Health region.

More information on licensed residential care facilities:

To find a care facility by health authority or by community (including private facilities and publicly subsidized facilities), please refer to the Community Care Licensing Branch page.

Descriptions of Northern Health residential care facilities:

See below for more information about our facilities, including specific details about the accommodations available, local amenities, furnishings, on-site activities, pet and smoking policies and more.

Burns Lake: The Pines

The Pines, Burns Lake

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

800 Centre Street, Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

A 36 bed facility which is located across the street from the Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre.

The Pines is a one-level facility with central areas such as a common room, activity room and dining room.

Building Amenities:

The Pines boasts a variety of living areas such as an activity area, dining room, common room, and hair salon.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

We subscribe to the Gentlecare philosophy, which recognizes and values personhood. Families are encouraged to participate in the residents’ care.

Type of Accommodation:

36 publicly subsidized beds. The Pines has 35 complex care beds and one short-term respite bed. Five rooms are double occupancy, the rest are single/private units.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

We have an active recreation department and provide Adult Day Centre three days per week. Common events are dances, games and outings. A gazebo is available when weather permits.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Must be assessed and approved by an Occupational Therapist.

Pet Policy:

NH has a pet visitation policy.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

Security includes automatic door locks with keypads. Structure has a secure area for walking outside the building, complete with handrails.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Parking is available at no charge.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

Located across the street from Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre, The Pines is close to schools and shopping in Burns Lake. Seniors transportation is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Chetwynd: Chetwynd Hospital and Health Centre

Chetwynd Hospital and Health Centre,

Chetwynd (Residential Care)

 

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

5500 Hospital Road Chetwynd BC V0C 1J0

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

The Health Care Center is a single story building with ER, Acute and Residential Services. Lab and DI services are available. The building also houses Public Health, Home and Community Care, as well as Mental Health and Addictions services.

Building Amenities:

The building has a multipurpose room for meetings and Video conference capabilities in 3 different rooms. A common dining area exists for residences. There is a healing garden in the fenced in yard to enjoy the warm weather.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Type of Accommodation:

7 publicly subsidized residential care beds; all are single occupancy.. Acute care with 5 beds and a palliative room. ER with multiple examination rooms.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, lamp and chair.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

Chetwynd has an Adult Day Away program.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Residents can utilize electric scooters.

Pet Policy:

NH has a pet visitation policy

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features;

Chetwynd Hospital and Health center is open 24 hrs, with camera surveillance and locked entrances at night.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Parking available along the building for residents and family.

Neighbourhood / Community Amenities:

The Health Care Center is on Hospital Road about 1 km from the health clinic and pharmacy.

Dawson Creek: Rotary Manor

Rotary Manor, Dawson Creek

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

1121 90th Avenue, Dawson Creek BC V1G 5A3

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Building Description:

The Rotary Manor Complex consists of two buildings, the main area (opened in 2002) and the three story tower (opened in 2009), joined by a glassed walkway. All areas are bright with lots of natural sunlight and pleasant décor.

Building Amenities:

Each neighbourhood in the tower has dining facilities, and the main area has a larger dining area for the residents. The hair dressing salon is open two days a week for resident’s appointments; personal laundry is currently taken care of off site. We have a comfortable interfaith room where family members and resident can meet and relax.

The store is open three days a week from 1100-4 pm. This service is provided by a community partner.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

We actively and continually work toward a culture of person–centered care, where the resident’s independence and autonomy is promoted.

Type of Accommodation:

115 publicly subsidized beds. We have 111 private rooms, 24 of which are included in our dementia care units. Each room has a bathroom for privacy. We have 2 private rooms for respite care, and 2 private rooms for community palliative needs.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, lamp, chair and wardrobe. Residents are encouraged to bring in some of their personal belongings, to make the environment a reflection of who they are.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

We have an active Recreation department with various activities planned during the day, as well as groups who come in, both in the daytime and during the evening, for example school children for the Grand Buddy program, singers and musicians, church groups etc.

A monthly calendar is created and available to keep families and residents informed of the planned outings.

We do pursue activities outside the facility such as attendance at major events (Air Show, Rodeo, theatre), and programs such as swimming, Senior’s Tea, bowling etc. We try to attend as many community programs as time permits.

The Adult Day Away Program integrates some of their activities with the facility recreation program,. The residents have use of a wheelchair accessible bus for planned outings.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

In progress; currently we have several residents with motorized wheelchairs and a couple with motorized scooters. The residents are responsible for the upkeep of the equipment.

Pet Policy:

NH has a Pet Visitation Policy. We have resident cats in each neighbourhood. Site specific policy is in place. Pet committees meet regularly.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

The main doors are locked at 9 pm, and video cameras are set up in specific areas for safety. The outer areas are well lit to promote safety for all.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

We have two large parking areas. Families and visitors are asked to park in the front parking lot outside the Main entrance to Rotary Manor.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

Dawson Creek is a town of approx. 10,000 people, with a shopping mall, Wal-Mart, Canadian Tire, plus several small unique shops in the downtown core. We have a variety of grocery stores, schools, parks and a walking path that winds throughout the city. The Dawson Creek and district Hospital is only 5-10 minutes away.

Fort Nelson: Fort Nelson Hospital

Fort Nelson Hospital, Fort Nelson (residential care)

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Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

5315 Liard Street, Fort Nelson BC V0C 1R0

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Fort Nelson Hospital is a 32-bed facility including 25 acute care beds and a 7-bed residential care unit. Services on site include nursing, maternity, emergency, physical rehabilitation, lab, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, food services and other support services.

Building Amenities:

The 7-bed residential care unit features large, private rooms each equipped with a washroom. There is a common dining and entertainment area. The unit is located close to the hospital’s main nursing station. Laundry service for residents is available through our housekeeping department.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited (with condition) until 2011.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

One of Northern Health’s goals is to provide high quality services. Our motto is “The Northern Way of Caring”.

Type of Accommodation:

7 publicly subsidized beds. Most of the rooms in the residential care unit face south with a wonderful view and lots of sun. Each guest room is large and bright. The layout of each room affords space to enjoy while protecting privacy.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, lamp and chair.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

The Adult Day Program is available every Tuesday and Thursday. The activities are provided by a trained activity worker.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Motorized scooters are permitted in the Residential Care Unit.

Pet Policy:

Pet visits are encouraged with the permission of the Nurse Manager.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

The Residential Care Unit is located away from the facility’s main entrance doors. There is a security camera focused from the common dining area directly to a monitor at the nursing station. Nursing staff members make regular rounds to enhance the comfort of residents. The facility has a modern, easy to use nurse call system.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

The upper parking lot of the hospital is available for parking.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

The Northern Rockies Senior’s Society offers bus services for all residents to take them to the various shopping establishments in the community, for recreational and event purposes, and other interests that residents may have. The bus is equipped to accommodate those with mobility challenges.

Fort St. James: Stuart Lake Hospital

Stuart Lake Hospital, Fort St James (residential care)

(photo of facility not available at this time)

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

600 Stuart Drive East, Fort St James, BC V0J 1P0

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Stuart Lake Hospital has 6 Complex Care beds; is shared with Acute Care services. Single story building. Physician clinic is near by.

Building Amenities:

Common area (dining , recreation area), laundry room

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

Person centred care.

Type of Accommodation:

6 publicly subsidized beds. Private, single room accommodation.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, lamp, chair and over bed table.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

Access to Adult Day Program in Vanderhoof; once a week via NH Connections Bus. Hair dresser comes up to hospital to cut or perm hair.

Special Events – Christmas tea with family, BBQ event during summer.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

As per OT’s advise & NH Policy

Pet Policy:

NH has a Pet Visitation policy.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

Alarms on all exit doors.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Parking shared with acute care.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

Limited access to amenities unless families take residents out.

Fort St. John: Peace Villa

Peace Villa, Fort St John

 

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

8407 112th Avenue, Fort St. John, BC V1J 0J5

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Peace Villa has two connected houses, both with two floors and each floor is further separated into two lanes. Peace Villa is attached to the new Fort St. John Hospital via a corridor link.

Building Amenities:

 

Common areas such as separate dining and living rooms, laundry, hair salon, Snoezelen room, spiritual room, and large meeting space.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

We actively and continually work toward a culture of person-centred care where the resident’s independence and autonomy is promoted.

Type of Accommodation:

Peace Villa has a total of 124 beds. There are 3 lanes with 12 beds, 3 lanes with 16 beds, and 2 lanes with 20 beds. All rooms are private.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, lamp and chair.

In consultation with the Care Coordinator, residents and families are encouraged to bring in small personal items to personalize each room.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

Residents have access to the Adult Day program, hair salon, special events and many other recreation events.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Motorized Scooters are permitted after the resident shows that they are able to operate the scooter in a safe manner.

Pet Policy:

NH has a pet visitation policy. There is no resident pet policy in place at this time for Peace Villa.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

Each lane has the ability to be securely locked, based on the population of that lane. CCTV in corridors, card access controlled door provides security for our residents.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

There are several parking areas provided for visitors and staff.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

Peace Villa is co-located with the Fort St. John Hospital and is in close proximity to community walking trails and a convenience store. Other stores are within walking distance as well.

Hazelton: Wrinch Memorial Hospital

Wrinch Memorial Hospital,

Hazelton (residential care)

(photo of facility not available at this time)

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

2510 Highway 62, Hazelton BC V0J 1Y0

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Wrinch Memorial campus of care provides acute, complex and community care; assisted living; and staff short and longer term accommodation.

Acute and Complex care occupies 32,000 sq feet delivering acute care including OBS and OR services, supported by a team of local anaesthetists and visiting specialists; Lab; X-ray; Ultrasound; Dietician and Occupational Therapy are provided on a full or part time schedule.

Wrinch also supports a busy seven physician Clinic with weekly off- campus remote clinic services; Out- patient Pharmacy; Public Health; and Home Care staff.

Building Amenities:

Wrinch provides a relaxing dining room and lounge for our complex care residents; access to secure outdoor space and a growing volunteer support group who provide recreation for complex care residents. Our Junior Volunteer program has been rejuvenated. Food services; laundry; housekeeping; and maintenance are on site.

The BC Ambulance Services base station is part of our campus of care

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

We are deeply committed to providing quality, integrated health care services to the people who live in Hazelton. We have a holistic view of health, one that includes spiritual, physical, social and emotional wellbeing. We respect the diversity and dignity of all people in our communities and on our working teams. Our relationships are grounded in integrity, trust and inclusion.

Type of Accommodation:

10 publicly subsidized residential care beds; 1 bed is used for respite. All rooms are double occupancy.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, small dresser; night table, lamp and chair. Residents are required to provide their own specialized mobility devices (wheelchairs, walkers, etc.). Personal belongings must be marked with the resident’s full name.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

Recreation and exercise programs provided for those residents wishing to participate. Community groups visit our unit to provide music and church services on a regular basis.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Motorized wheelchairs only are in use in the hospital.

Pet Policy:

We follow the NH pet visitation policy.

Smoking Policy:

Wrinch Memorial is a smoke free facility. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility; away from public entrances.

Safety/Security Features:

Exits are secured between 2000 hours and 0700 hours. Security cameras operate round the clock at all entrances, monitored at the acute care nursing station. The Complex Care Area can be secured as needed. A secure fenced area at the back of the building provides a large walking area for residents.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Parking is readily available for visitors. In winter public vehicles plug ins are not available.

Neighbourhood / Community Amenities:

Located approximately 9 kms from Highway 16 and halfway between New Hazelton and Old Hazelton. Schools and a small College are less than ½ a km away from the Campus; our pharmacy is on site. New Hazelton provides local shopping. Summer provides access to a larger variety of eating options with picnics a great pleasure on the banks of the Skeena or Bulkley Rivers, or up the walking trails to the mountains. This area is an outdoor Mecca in summer and winter with fishing and hiking in abundance and down hill and cross country skiing is close by in winter. Snowshoe trails are popular as well.

Houston: Houston Health Care Centre

Houston Health Care Centre

(Residential Care)

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

3202 14th Avenue, Houston, BC V0J 1Z0

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home and Community Care assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home and Community Care office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

The Houston Health Centre offers a variety of services to the community that include urgent care, outpatient and residential care services in one convenient location.

Building Amenities:

Common areas include a home like kitchen, lovely solarium and outside walking loop, laundry and on-site food preparation.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English;

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

The Residential Care staff follows the Eden Philosophy that promotes independence, choice, respect and a loving, caring environment when caring for our elders.

Type of Accommodation:

6 publicly subsidized beds; 4 permanent complex care and 2 short stay beds that will include palliative, respite and convalescent care.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, lamp, chair and wardrobe and dresser. Personal belonging to make a home like environment are welcome.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

Numerous on-site recreational activities are provided with volunteers assisting to provide variety.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Maybe limited due to size of facility.

Pet Policy:

NH has a pet visitation policy; pet visitations provided. No personal pets, but there is a resident cat at this time.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features;

All entries and exits are secured to provide a safe environment.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Ample visitor parking available.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

The lovely Jamie Baxter Park backs onto the solarium with lovely mountain views.

Kitimat: Mountainview Lodge

Mountainview Lodge, Kitimat

 

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

920 Lahakas Blvd S., Kitimat, BC V8C 2S3

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Mountainview Lodge is a single level building attached by a hallway to the Kitimat General Hospital & Health Centre. The building is situated within walking distance of physicians’ offices.

Building Amenities:

There is a hairdressing salon, laundry facilities, TV areas, and 2 dining areas. The main lobby has a kitchen area for activities. There are 2 tub rooms with adaptive equipment. There are secure garden areas to enjoy planting activities and relaxing in under the gazebos.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

To provide a homelike environment for the residents. Dignity and respect are the cornerstones of the care given to the people who live here.

Type of Accommodation:

36 publicly subsidized beds. All but 2 rooms are private.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, armoire and chair. In consultation with the Care Coordinator, residents and families are encouraged to bring in small personal items to personalize each room.

Personal items such as clothing labels, personal hygiene products, cablevision, telephone and recreation activities are the financial responsibility of the resident.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

There is a monthly calendar displaying a variety of activities intended to promote physical, social, spiritual and emotional well-being. There are regular outings using the Multi Movers’ bus as well as monthly brunches. BBQ’s and picnics happen at the lake or in our garden off the main lobby. In the winter a beautiful gas fireplace is enjoyed.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Safe use of motorized scooters is determined after an Occupational Therapist assessment.

Pet Policy:

NH has a pet visitation policy. Families may bring in pets provided they are on a leash. Pets are the responsibility of the family member.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

Mountainview Lodge is locked after 8 pm every night. There is a buzzer system for entry. Mountainview has a system to protect the safety of residents who may get lost or disorientated. All but two doors lead to secure outdoor areas.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

There is ample free parking close to Mountainview Lodge.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

Located within walking distance of physicians’ offices and the Mountainview shopping area. The local bus stops just outside the hospital. The grocery store, pharmacy, library, banking, recreation facility, restaurants, post office, optometrist, and various other shops are situated within this radius.

McBride: McBride and District Hospital

McBride and District Hospital,

McBride (Residential Care)

(photo not available at this time)

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

1136 5th Avenue, McBride BC V0J 2E0

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

One story facility with 8 long term care beds and a respite bed; plus 3 acute care beds, additional overflow beds, emergency facility and medical clinic. Has a separate building for public health, mental health and Home and community care services.

Building Amenities:

Dining room, Laundry facility, Lobby, Medical clinic waiting room, Pastoral Care room, Education room.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Type of Accommodation:

9 publicly subsidized beds.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, lamp and chair.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

Residential Recreation Therapy events. Adult life skills program in Mental Health program.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Active use.

Pet Policy:

NH has a pet visitation policy. Pet Therapy approved.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

Fire Alarm, Emergency Management system

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Parking lot available.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

On site pharmacy, Ladies Auxiliary, Pastoral Care Committee. Close proximity to grocery and a variety of stores, Elks Club.

Mackenzie: Mackenzie and District Hospital and Health Centre

Mackenzie and District Hospital and Health Centre,

Mackenzie (Residential Care)

 

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

45 Centennial Drive, PO Box 249 Mackenzie BC V0J 2C0

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Our building is one level. The doctor’s clinic, Home Care, Public Health, Mental Health and Primary Health all reside in this building with the hospital, its services and the residential care area.

Building Amenities:

Activity Room which has television, video machine, games, puzzles, electric keyboard. This room also serves as cafeteria for residential care clients.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

To provide each client a loving, friendly atmosphere with a feeling of belonging.

Type of Accommodation:

We have 4 publicly subsidized residential beds in private rooms with their own furnishings, bathroom, shower and small table. There is a bulletin board to hang personal cards, etc. and pictures on the walls.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, lamp and chair.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

Special events are held, such as residents’ birthdays, seasonal festivities. Volunteers come in to sing songs, play games, read books and play instruments. Care Aides will also play cards and games, etc.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

This will be discussed in detail following an assessment for need.

Pet Policy:

NH has a pet visitation policy; pets may visit but are not allowed to stay with clients.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

Hospital doors are locked each evening at 2100 hrs and opened at 0800 hrs. Visitors and outside clients press a buzzer and nursing staff allows them in the hospital. Residential clients have a “call button” in their room. Residential clients are checked each hour by nursing staff. Residential client rooms are very close to the nursing station. Care Aides are also very active in their care.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Our parking lot is large enough to accommodate all clients.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

Mackenzie is a small community. Amenities are close at hand as is basically everything.

Masset: Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre

Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital & Health Centre,

Masset (Residential Care)

Operator

Northern Health

Address:

2520 Harrison Avenue, Masset BC V0T 1M0

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

The Long Term Care Ward is located in the hospital; with 4 private rooms and 1 respite bed. There are also 4 acute care beds on the premises. There is a Doctor’s Medical Clinic in the building as well.

Building Amenities:

There is a common / visiting area with a television, a piano and a large dining table. The front of the lounge area is wall-to-wall glass with a view of the Masset Inlet.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

Family-centred care focusing around the individual’s right to maintain dignity, privacy and freedom of choice. Guided by Provincial Resident’s Bill of Rights.

Type of Accommodation:

5 publicly subsidized beds consisting of private rooms with single bed and private bathroom. 1 bed is a respite bed.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, lamp and chair and flat screen television.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

In-house recreational activities are organized by the Care Team and this includes supporting residents to take part in community events, when appropriate.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Scooters and electric wheelchairs may be used by clients.

Pet Policy:

NH has a Pet Visitation policy.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

The facility is staffed 24 hrs / 7 days by nurses. After hours security system alarms all doors of building perimeter.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Adequate public parking is provided on site.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

The facility is within 2 kilometres of all amenities – library, shopping , Post Office, Credit Union, etc.

Prince George: Gateway Lodge

Gateway Lodge, Prince George

 

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

1488 20th Avenue Prince George BC V2L 0B3

Virtual tour:

http://youtu.be/MmL58pP-Taw

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Newly built in 2009, a 2-storey building that houses 94 permanent residents. There are 5 wings in total; 2 on the main floor and 3 on the second floor. 4 of the wings that are 20 rooms, and 1 wing with 14 rooms, all single occupancy beds. On each wing on the main floor there is an outdoor patio area that is fenced in and on the second floor there are balconies on each of the wings that are for the residents’ enjoyment.

Building Amenities:

On each of the 5 wings there is a private dining area that can be utilized by family members to have a private dining experience with their family member. There is a bathing room on each wing.

There are common dining areas, living rooms and serveries and activity rooms. Each wing is accommodated with a public washroom. There is the capability to do personal laundry with your family member.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

Person centered care utilizing Gentle Care and Eden Philosophies and Strategies.

Type of Accommodation:

94 publicly subsidized beds.

All rooms are single occupancy with their own washroom. Some rooms have been accommodated with ceiling lifts, to assist staff in the transfer of patients as necessary.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, armoire and chair. Any personal furnishings that you wish to bring will require prior approval

from the Care Coordinator for the site.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

Recreation Therapy is provided on site, which provides activities such as hymn-sing, school visits with the elderly, choral groups. Seasonal celebrations such as Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Halloween, and Christmas is shared with all residents on site. There are activities off site as well, such as going to the mall, looking at Christmas lights, garden tours, etc.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Assessments are completed by the Occupational Therapy department on site to determine suitability for use of motorized scooters in our facility.

Information on specific policy will be provided during the admission process.

Pet Policy:

No pets are permitted to reside on site, but pet visits in a supervised and leashed environment are encouraged with the Pet Therapy program.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

The Main Entrance to the site has a secured door. This door is open to public access during business hours Monday – Friday and locked on weekends and holidays. Access is permitted through the buzzer, or family members may purchase a swipe card for a fee which will be reimbursed upon the return of the swipe card.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Parking is available on site and street side.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

There is an elementary school just across the field from the site. Gateway Lodge is within a 5 block radius of University Hospital of Northern British Columbia. Several restaurants and convenience stores are within a 2 block radius, as well there is a Medical clinic 1 block from Gateway Lodge.

Prince George: Jubilee Lodge

Jubilee Lodge, Prince George

 

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

1475 Edmonton Street Prince George BC V2M 1S2

Virtual Tour:

http://youtu.be/zl21PUZYHV0

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Attached to University Hospital of Northern British Columbia, adjacent to 15th Avenue.

Building Amenities:

There is a common dining area, Solarium sitting area and large patio. Hair Salon services are provided. Laundry services are provided on site by University Hospital of Northern British Columbia.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

Person centered care utilizing Gentle Care and Eden Philosophies and Strategies.

Type of Accommodation:

66 publicly subsidized beds.

Jubilee Lodge is a 66 bed facility; with 1-bed, two-bed and four-bed units.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, side desk with 3 drawers and small closet for personal items.

Any personal furnishings that you wish to bring will require prior approval from the Care Coordinator for the site.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

Recreation Therapy is provided on site, which provides activities such as hymn-sing, school visits with the elderly, choral groups. Seasonal celebrations such as Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Halloween, and Christmas is shared with all residents on site. There are activities off site as well; going to the mall, looking at Christmas lights, garden tours etc.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Assessments are completed by the Occupational Therapy department on site to determine suitability for use of motorized scooters in our facility.

Information on specific policy will be provided during the admission process.

Pet Policy:

No pets are permitted to reside on site, but pet visits in a supervised and leashed environment are encouraged with the Pet Therapy program.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

Jubilee Lodge is attached to the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia and offers on-site security 24/7 for the safety of all on the premises. The doors to the Lodge are locked after 8:30 pm and unlocked at approximately 6:30 am.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Paid parking is available on-site at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia, along with limited street side parking (with a 2 hour limit).

Neighbourhood / Community Amenities:

Jubilee Lodge is centrally located in Prince George and close to all amenities.

Prince George: Parkside Care

Parkside Care, Prince George

 

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

788 Ospika Blvd Prince George BC V2M 6Y2

Virtual Tour:

http://youtu.be/eF80vLjRWSk

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Parkside is a one storey facility that houses 58 residents in single occupancy rooms; each room has its own washroom.

There are three separate wings, the 300 and 400 wing house 22 rooms each and the 200 wing has 14 rooms. At the end of the 300 and 400 wing there is a private sitting area for residents/family.

Building Amenities:

There is a common dining and shared quiet lounge. Hairdressing and laundry services are provided on site. There are 2 tub rooms and a shower stall. Parkside has 2 fenced patio areas and a conference

/theatre room for the enjoyment of residents/family for special occasions. Parkside offers a very homelike experience. There is a weekly tuck-shop on wheels that accommodates the resident’s cravings.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

Person centered care utilizing Gentle Care and Eden Philosophies and Strategies.

Type of Accommodation:

58 publicly subsidized beds; single occupancy rooms with private washroom.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, and desk. There is a closet in each room. Any other furnishings that family wishes to bring on site needs to have prior approval from the Care Coordinator.

Any and all personal items need to be labelled appropriately.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

Recreation Therapy is provided on site, which provides activities such as hymn-sing, school visits with the elderly, choral groups. Seasonal celebrations such as Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Halloween, and Christmas is shared with all residents on site. There are activities off site as well, such as going to the mall, looking at Christmas lights, garden tours, etc.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Assessments are completed by the Occupational Therapy department on site to determine suitability for use of motorized scooters in our facility.

Information on specific policy will be provided during the admission process.

Pet Policy:

No pets are permitted to reside on site, but pet visits in a supervised and leashed environment are encouraged with the Pet Therapy program.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

The main entrance to the facility is locked at all times. To exit the building a code is entered on the keypad adjacent to the front doors. This assists in providing a secure and safe environment for the residents.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Parking is available on site and street side.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

In very close proximity to a local park area and convenience store. Within a 3 block radius of Spruceland Mall. Parkside is within 3 miles to University Hospital of Northern British Columbia.

Prince George: Rainbow Lodge

Rainbow Lodge, Prince George

 

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

1000 Liard Drive, Prince George BC V2M 3Z3

Virtual Tour:

http://youtu.be/fTK3nle85dg

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Rainbow is a one storey facility that houses 15 residents in single occupancy rooms; each room has its own washroom.

Rainbow also offers 4 Respite rooms.

Building Amenities:

There is a common dining and shared lounge. Housekeeping and laundry services are provided on site. There is a tub room and a shower stall. Rainbow has large fenced patio areas complete with gardens for the enjoyment of residents/family. Rainbow offers a very homelike experience. There is a weekly tuck-shop on wheels that accommodates the resident’s cravings.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

Person centered care utilizing Gentle Care and Eden Philosophies and Strategies.

Type of Accommodation:

15 publicly subsidized beds; single occupancy rooms with private washroom.

4 Respite Rooms; single occupancy rooms with private washroom.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, and desk. There is a closet in each room. Any other furnishings that family may wish to bring on site needs to have prior approval from the Care Coordinator.

Any and all personal items need to be labelled appropriately.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

Recreation Therapy is provided on site, which provides activities such as hymn-sing, school visits with the elderly, choral groups. Seasonal celebrations such as Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Halloween, and Christmas is shared with all residents on site. There are activities off site as well, such as going to the mall, looking at Christmas lights, garden tours, etc.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Assessments are completed by the Occupational Therapy department on site to determine suitability for use of motorized scooters in our facility.

Information on specific policy will be provided during the admission process.

Pet Policy:

No pets are permitted to reside on site, but pet visits in a supervised and leashed environment are encouraged with the Pet Therapy program.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

The main entrance to the facility is locked at all times. To exit the building a code is entered on the keypad adjacent to the front doors. This assists in providing a secure and safe environment for the residents.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Parking is available on site and street side.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

Rainbow Lodge is in very close proximity to a local park area and within a 2-block radius of Spruceland Mall. Rainbow Lodge is within 3 miles to the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia.

Prince George: Simon Fraser Lodge

Simon Fraser Lodge

 

Operator

Trellis-Buron Group

Address:

2410 Laurier Crescent, Prince George BC V2M 2B3

Virtual Tour:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNp3tfEa4ww

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

www.simonfraserlodge.ca

Building Description:

The building is a 2 storey wood frame structure with residential character and appeal. It was originally constructed in the 1950’s as a private hospital and subsequently expanded in 1992 with the addition of a special care unit and again in 2000 to add a transitional care unit. Recently, in 2010, the original private hospital was demolished and it has now been fully replaced which transformed Simon Fraser Lodge a fully modern and well appointed care environment.

Building Amenities:

Resident areas are designed to allow for smaller groups and gatherings. In each home space, there are common areas for dining & recreation. There is a central kitchen and laundry area that is accessed only by staff.

Optional services are available, if required, at a fee. These services include dentistry, chiropractor, hair salon services, etc.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Simon Fraser Lodge is a fully accredited site (received exemplary standing in 2012) and is committed to ensuring and delivering quality service. While participation in the Accreditation Canada program is mandatory, Simon Fraser Lodge is proactive in our work towards quality and safety in healthcare. Next Accreditation to take place in 2015.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

At Simon Fraser Lodge, the service philosophy revolves around ‘person- centered care’ where the individual is at the core of work. The mission is to provide ‘exceptional resident care and service’ which is delivered through programs, services and the environment. The Lodge provides a safe, gentle-care environment that promotes personal health and independence and works closely with the families and the community networks to ensure relationships are supported and needs are met as best as possible.

Type of Accommodation

130 publicly subsidized beds. Simon Fraser Lodge responds to the varying needs of many seniors. There are two types of accommodation at Simon Fraser Lodge: fully private rooms and private rooms with shared bathrooms. The type of care services ranges from complex care to specialized dementia care. 31 rooms are dementia special care beds.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

The room furniture that is provided includes a bed, night table, lamp, dresser, and chair. Residents are invited to bring small personal items such as photos and mementos to decorate and personalize their rooms. Due to the limited space, larger furniture items can not be accommodated.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

There is a stimulating and engaging recreation program that offers a wide variety of enjoyment opportunities. Movement through exercise and games is facilitated as well as more therapeutic programs of walking and strength training. Social settings are supported with theme events, music and entertainers. Special events are offered and in most cases, are included in the Lodge services. Extra fees may apply to certain events and residents are notified in advance of any charges.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

For the safety of everyone, motorized scooters are not permitted inside of the building.

Pet Policy:

The Lodge is home to our family cats that wander in certain permitted areas and enjoy a comfortable stay. Personal pets are welcome to enjoy short visits but require advance authorization from Administration. There are also visiting animals as part of the recreation and therapy programs.

Smoking Policy:

Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

Resident safety is an operating priority for Simon Fraser Lodge – as is safety for our workers. The building is a secured area requiring authorized access at all times thru the use of allocated access codes. There are secured outdoor areas that have been divided and partitioned as unique spaces for use by each resident grouping (such as Maple, Juniper, Elm, and Spruce). This ensures privacy and security when enjoying the outdoors. In the event of an emergency, there are regularly reviewed protocols and practises to ensure the building and workers are well prepared and familiar with procedures.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

There is on-site designated visitor parking located in the front of the building. However during busy times, parking on-site may be difficult so please be prepared to park off-site and walk in. Or ask about less busy times to visit.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

Simon Fraser Lodge is central to many amenities including schools, the University Hospital of Northern BC, shopping, pharmacy, churches and parks.

Prince George: Rotary Hospice House

Rotary Hospice House, Prince George

 

Operator:

Prince George Hospice Society

Address:

3089 Clapperton, Prince George BC V2L 5N4

Contact:

Prince George Hospice Society Phone: 250-563-2551

Email: info@hospiceprincegeorge.ca

Website:

www.hospiceprincegeorge.ca

Building Description:

The Rotary Hospice house is a ten-bed facility.

Building Amenities:

Each 306 square foot bedroom has a private two piece bathroom, a double bed size futon, recliner chair, wall mounted flat screen TV, separate heating and air conditioner unit, large window, an electric bed and a ceiling mounted lift.

The heart of the home is the kitchen of course, with an open dining concept and a fireplace in one corner near a television.

We provide a children’s playroom, a meeting room, a quiet room, a den and a bedroom for overnight visitors, as well as lounges, library, and laundry room.

Families enjoy the large space of the guest rooms, as it allows them to remain in the room during care and there is room for three people to stay overnight.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

Honouring diversity.

Philosophy of Care:

To provide guests, families and friends with a home-like atmosphere – friendly, welcoming, emotionally supportive, and nurturing. Our first priority is to relieve suffering; whether it is physical or emotional.

Type of Accommodation:

Rotary Hospice House is a ten-bed facility designed to provide care to anyone who is suffering with an advanced chronic illness, or a life threatening illness.

People choose to become a guest at the Rotary Hospice House for a number of reasons such as:

  • Short-term assistance in the transition from hospital to home

  • Short-term control of symptoms (pain, nausea, fatigue, difficulty

  • The need for respite for their main caregiver

  • They require end of life care in their final days

breathing etc)

Family physicians continue the care of their patients while at the house.

Cost:

Daily rate: $31.90

Report any financial concerns to the RN at Rotary Hospice House

Personal belongings and furniture:

Each room is fully furnished and guests are encouraged to bring personal belongings.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

On the grounds, guests and families can enjoy the gardens complete with bench seating areas, and a patio with a gas BBQ. The house also has a playroom and outdoor jungle gym and swing set. Children are welcome at any hour, for any length of time. Grief support is available in-house. Complimentary therapies such as healing touch, massage, reflexology, and chiropractic are available.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Wheelchair accessible. Scooters are allowed.

Pet Policy:

Family pets are allowed to visit and can stay 24 hours a day.

Smoking Policy:

Smoke free environment

Safety/Security Features;

Keypad security as required

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Parking available.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

Close to neighbourhood school, shopping district, greenbelt with view of Fraser River, bus route.

Prince Rupert: Acropolis Manor

Acropolis Manor, Prince Rupert

 

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

1325 Summit Avenue, Prince Rupert BC V8J 4C1

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Single level building; 7 double occupancy rooms, remainder single occupancy. Purpose built in 2009. Located on the same grounds as Summit Residences Assisted Living and next door to Prince Rupert Regional Hospital. The “Crooked Cane” Adult Day Care operates from its home base in Acropolis Manor. Reception and staffing services are located in a central hub with resident wings facing north, east & west.

Building Amenities:

Patio and Deck with BBQ station and garden. Multi Purpose and Arts rooms, hair salon, laundry in each wing as well as individual dining and sitting areas and internet access and shared telephone service.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

The Acropolis site provides a continuum of services housed under one roof; Summit Residences Assisted Living, Acropolis Complex Care, Crooked Cane Adult Day Care, Palliative Care, Convalescent Care and Respite Care. Providing a multitude of services supports individuals to age in place with minimal transitions to receive on going care to meet their needs. We call ourselves a Campus of Care because we provide services in one location as an individuals needs change.

Type of Accommodation:

61 publicly subsidized beds. We provide single and double occupancy rooms. Each room is equipped with a bed, window seat, sitting chair, bedside table, wardrobe and washroom. Double occupancy rooms are separated by a curtain. Each room can be secured by the resident and has a memory box outside the door that is decorated by individuals to assist in identifying their room as their own space as well as cuing individuals to the location of their room.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, sitting chair, wardrobe and window curtains. Some rooms have permanent ceiling lifts for individuals with complex health conditions.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

A monthly calendar is printed for residents and families as well activities are posted in each wing daily. Monthly outings to celebrate seasons, special events and occasions are planned along with regular trips downtown for shopping and recreation access. An adult day care is located on site and individuals are encouraged to join these activities as well as those offered at Summit Residence Assisted Living in addition to the activities scheduled at Acropolis Manor.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Motorized Scooter storage is available on site.

Pet Policy:

No pets reside at facility.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

Secured entry and exit to each wing. Resident and family provided with a swipe card at admission unless safety concerns are noted otherwise. Front entrance secure after business hours and week ends.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Parking available on site

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

A bus stop is located immediate proximal to Acropolis Manor which provides a direct route to the downtown shopping areas, pharmacy & parks. Grounds surrounding Acropolis are landscaped with a dedicated flower garden to enjoy during spring & summer months. Beautiful views to the south are of Hays Mountain and to the west are sunsets.

Queen Charlotte: Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre - Xaayda Gwaay Ngaaysdll Naay

Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre - Xaayda Gwaay Ngaaysdll Naay

Queen Charlotte (Residential Care)

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

3209 Oceanview Drive, Queen Charlotte. BC V0T 1S0

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

The Long Term Care Ward is located within the Queen Charlotte Islands General Hospital. The Long Term Care Ward has 8 beds. There are also 8 acute care beds on the premises.

Building Amenities:

There is a common / visiting area with a television, and a large dining area.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

Family-centred care focusing around the individual’s right to maintain dignity, privacy and freedom of choice. Guided by Provincial Resident’s Bill of Rights.

Type of Accommodation

8 publicly subsidized beds; a combination of double and triple occupancy rooms.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, lamp and chair.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

There is an off-site Adult Day Program available to clients.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Scooters and electric wheelchairs may be used by clients.

Pet Policy:

NH has a Pet Visitation policy.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

The facility is staffed 24 hrs / 7 days by nurses. After hours security system alarms all doors of building perimeter.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Adequate parking is available (with caution during construction period)

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

The facility is within 2 kilometres of all amenities – library, shopping , Post Office, Credit Union, etc.

Quesnel: Dunrovin Park Lodge

Dunrovin Park Lodge, Quesnel

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

900 St. Laurent Avenue, Quesnel BC V2J 3S3

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Recently expanded and renovated 2 story facility with 117 beds, located in a residential area of North Quesnel; within 4 blocks of the downtown core and minutes from the hospital and other healthcare services.

Building Amenities:

Facility amenities include lounge and dining areas and also features a physio gym, hair salon, 2 laundry rooms for family and/or resident use. Dunrovin Park Lodge has an adult day program area with seating and cooking capability which can be booked for special occasions.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

The philosophy of Dunrovin Park Lodge is a person centered model of care. This philosophy values a resident’s emotions, intellect and life experiences as well as their physical condition, and strives to preserve dignity and promote social experience.

Type of Accommodation:

117 publicly subsidized beds. The facility is comprised of 3 complex care units, a special care unit for clients with dementia and a hospice unit.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, dresser, wardrobe and chair.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

A variety of recreation programs and services promoting a healthy life style are offered in residential care. Programs include seasonal celebrations, arts and crafts, weekly musical entertainment and outings in the Dunrovin Park Lodge bus to community events. A resident’s social needs are assessed and they are invited to participate in programs most suited to their level of interest and ability.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

All residents are assessed for their ability to safely use motorized wheelchairs/scooters within the facility by the Physiotherapist.

Pet Policy:

Animals and pets are permitted in the facility in designated areas as part of the facilities Pet Visiting Policy, which recognizes the therapeutic value of pets in a residential setting.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

Dunrovin has a monitored security system in place for the safety of residents. All exits and entrances are secured with coded keypads; the main entrance is locked between the hours of 8 pm and 6 am daily. Victim Services and Community Policing sponsors a ‘Wandering Registry Program’ for those residents at high risk of elopement, in partnership with the facility.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Parking is available in the parking lot on St. Laurent for visitors.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

The River Walk Trail, a 5 km loop maintained year round by the City of Quesnel, is accessible from the facility which overlooks Lebourdais Park. The down town core is located 4 blocks West of Dunrovin and consists of specialty shops, banks, pharmacies a library and restaurants.

Smithers: Bulkley Lodge

Bulkley Lodge, Smithers

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

3668 11th Avenue, Smithers, BC V0J 2N0

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Bulkley Lodge is divided into three units. All Resident rooms are on the main floor with units divided as follows: The Main Floor unit (wings A and

C) consists of 48 beds. Blueberry Way is a secured unit with 15 beds specifically for dementia residents. Huckleberry is a smaller secure unit with 7 beds specifically for residents requiring more supervision with more

challenges. We also have 3 Short Stay Beds used for Respite and

Palliative needs.

Building Amenities:

Bulkley Lodge houses Administration Offices, Rehabilitation Services, Clinical Practice Leader, Site Manager, Recreational Therapy, Mental Health Clinician, Ward Clerk, Treatment Room, Therapy Room, Laundry, Housekeeping, Food Services, and Hairdressing Room.

Cable and Phone Services are available and are the responsibility of Resident’s family.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

Bulkley Lodge has provided Long Term Care to the Bulkley Valley since 1978. We follow specific standards to ensure our Residents are cared for appropriately and safely. Guided by the Provincial Residents’ Bill of Rights.

Type of Accommodation:

70 publicly subsidized beds. 15 beds specifically for dementia residents.

7 beds specifically for residents requiring more supervision with more challenges. We also have 3 Short Stay Beds used for Respite and Palliative needs. Bulkley Lodge has a combination of single and double

occupancy rooms.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, wardrobe or dresser, and lamp. Residents can bring in additional small furniture items such as a chair, bookshelf/TV stand.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

Bulkley Lodge provides Recreational Therapy Services on a daily basis. Pastoral and Spiritual Services are provided by the Smithers Ministerial Group with regular on site spiritual care. There is a Volunteer Program in place to accompany Residents on social outings, appointments, assist with feeding and provide hospice support. Hairdressing and barber services are available on site for a fee determined by the service provider.

Bulkley Lodge also provides an on-site integrated community adult day program, operating 7 days a week.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

This will be discussed in detail following an assessment with the Occupational Therapist.

Pet Policy:

NH has a pet visitation policy. Pets may visit as long as immunizations are up to date, pet is well mannered, on a leash in common areas and family is responsible for cleaning up after pet.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Short-term parking is available for visitors and guests. These parking lots are cleared and sanded in winter months.

Neighbourhood / Community Amenities:

Bulkley Lodge is located close to downtown Smithers and is within walking distance to most community amenities. Bulkley Valley District Hospital is located about 3 blocks away.

Terrace: Terraceview Lodge

Terraceview Lodge, Terrace

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

4707 Kerby Avenue, Terrace BC V8G 2W2

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

95 bed long term care facility located on the top of Kalum Hill looking over the City of Terrace. Property includes the Assisted Living building and Adult Day Program.

Building Amenities:

Large dining area, several lounge areas, activity areas, hair salon, laundry facilities, beautiful gazebo in back yard.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

We are dedicated to providing high quality, person-centered care, while honouring dignity, and respect within a home-like environment.

Type of Accommodation:

95 publicly subsidized beds; private / single occupancy, wheelchair accessible rooms. Rooms are grouped by 4 communities; Lakelse, Copper, Skeena and Nass.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, closet or wardrobe, a lockable bedside table, chair and private bathroom.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

We have a very active recreation program, with many visiting performers. Music, singing, dancing, bingo, crafts, outings are regular events that are enjoyed by many.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Under development.

Pet Policy:

NH has a pet visitation policy. We have 2 facility cats, birds, and fish. Family pets are welcome to visit, if house trained and gentle.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

Comfort and safety is extremely important. We have secure doors with alarms, as needed to protect our residents.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Ample visitor parking is located adjacent to the main entrances.

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

Located on the “bench” adjacent to a park with bocce, basketball, and tennis courts. Seasonal tourist attraction Heritage Park is a close neighbour.

Vanderhoof: Stuart Nechako Manor

Stuart Nechako Manor, Vanderhoof

 

Operator:

Northern Health

Address:

3277 Hospital Road, Vanderhoof BC V0J 3A2

Contact:

Access to residential care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.

Website:

This facility does not have a website

Building Description:

Single story building with an attached walkway to St. John Hospital.

Building Amenities:

Stuart Nechako Manor has large and spacious dining and common areas. Contains the Adult Day Centre, hair salon, foot care services, community kitchen, activity rooms in each section, large theatre room for movie night and special events, Volunteers office, Recreation services

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation:

English

Honouring diversity

Accreditation Status:

Northern Health is accredited until 2018.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Philosophy of Care:

Stuart Nechako Manor embraces the Eden Care philosophies and strategies; has a Snoezelen room for the residents.

Families are encouraged to participate in the residents’ care.

Type of Accommodation:

53 publicly subsidized beds; one bed is utilized for Respite. Stuart Nechako Manor has a combination of private single occupancy rooms with personal bathroom and double occupancy rooms. Each room doorway has a memory box to allow the resident to personalize their space.

Cost:

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal belongings and furniture:

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, lamp and chair.

Special Recreational Opportunities:

Adult Day Centre is on site, as well as access to hair salon, activity rooms and a large theatre room for movies and special events.

Motorized Scooter Policy:

Must be assessed and approved by an Occupational Therapist.

Pet Policy:

NH has a pet visitation policy.

Smoking Policy:

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/Security Features:

Exits are secured with keypads to limit accessibility to the outside.

Parking (Resident/Visitor):

Ample parking is available

Neighborhood / Community Amenities:

Stuart Nechako Manor is close to St. John Hospital and is in close proximity to local shopping and services.