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
- Foot care
- Companion visits
- Travel to medical appointments
- Purchase of groceries (breakfast, snacks)