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Cost

The amount you pay each month for publicly subsidized Assisted Living depends on your income.

      • The cost is 70% of your monthly after-tax income, up to a maximum amount
      • If you receive disability benefits from the Ministry of Housing and Social Development, you pay a fixed client rate.

You make these payments to the Assisted Living operator each month, along with a small BC Hydro surcharge.

What services are included?

      • A private lockable unfurnished suite that you furnish with your own belongings
      • Common dining room and social spaces
      • Two nutritious meals a day (lunch and dinner) in a common dining room
      • Weekly light housekeeping of your suite
      • Weekly laundering of your linens (sheets and towels)
      • Recreational activity programs
      • 24-hour emergency response system
      • Scheduled personal care assistance appropriate to your needs which may include help with bathing, grooming, dressing, and medication management, as discussed with your Case Manager

What other costs am I responsible for?

      • BC Hydro surcharge
      • Security / damage deposit
      • Tenant household insurance
      • Cable
      • Telephone
      • Internet
      • Foot care
      • Companion visits
      • Travel to medical appointments
      • Purchase of groceries (breakfast, snacks)

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