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Publicly Subsidized Units: 20
Private-Pay Units: 5
Opened in 2008, owner and operated by the Sooke Elderly Citizens Housing Society. Assisted Living is offered in a 3-storey apartment-style building conveniently located near the downtown area of Sooke. Close to stores, banks, pharmacies and physicians. The Ayre Manor Lodge Complex Care Facility and Ayre Manor Independent Living Units are also on the same site.
The building has three stories with 2 elevators. Common dining room on first floor with private dining room attached for special occasions. Lounges and laundry facilities for personal use are located on each floor. Hair salon on first floor. There is a patio off of the main dining room with a walking path around the building. Limited open parking available on site.
Neighbourhood /Community Amenities
Located in Sooke, 5 blocks to retail shops, 3 blocks to the pharmacy and 3 blocks to the bus stop.
Philosophy of Care
Supporting quality of life for the Ayre Manor community.
Type of Accommodation
- One-bedroom suites
- Single or double occupancy
- Kitchenettes with small fridge and microwave
- Ensuite bathroom with step-in shower
- Electric baseboard heating with individual tenant-controlled thermostats
- Balconies on 2nd and 3rd floor units
- Patios on main floor units
- 7 wheelchair-friendly units on the main floor
- Shaw cable available at an additional cost
Residents pay 70% of their after-tax income which covers: 1) monthly rental accommodation; 2) hospitality services: three meals and two snacks daily, weekly housekeeping, laundry, etc.; 3) personal care; and 4) on-site emergency response system. Residents on income assistance pay a flat rate. Items not included as a part of the monthly fee include: telephone, cable, hydro (BC Housing surcharge applies), personal laundry, household and toiletry supplies, medications, personal care products and insurance.
Special Recreational Opportunities
Regular in-house activity program; see monthly calendar for more details.
Walkers, canes, manual or power wheelchairs can be accommodated throughout the building.
Motorized Scooter Policy
- Power wheelchairs and scooters (frequent use) can be accommodated in main floor suites
- Scooter storage and convenient charging stations in corridors next to apartments
Pets are NOT permitted
Smoking permitted in designated outdoor areas away from building only
Tenants must be 55+ years of age
Any Other Amenities
Breakfast included in the monthly rate
During influenza season (typically December-March), to help protect patients from the flu, all visitors will be expected to wear a mask in our facilities if they have not had a flu shot. For more information, please read our Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) and Influenza Protection Policy (PDF).