Location:  Salt Spring Island
Operator:  Gulf Islands Seniors Residents Society
Address:    121 Atkins Road, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8V 2L6
Phone:       250-538-1995



Access to subsidized assisted living units is through a Home Health Assessment For more information on subsidized units, contact the Home Health Office nearest you. Please do not contact the Operator directly regarding subsidized units.  For information on market units, please refer to the Seniors Housing Directory of BC.


Publicly Subsidized Units: 10
Private-Pay Units: 27

Building Description

Newly built (2003) two storey complex of 37 apartments with full elevator access. On attractive treed property with rural vistas, walking trails and ponds. Building has on site parking and is close to shopping.

Building Amenities

The building has a lobby and reception area, attractive dining room with fireplace and patio as well as activity areas and lounges. A library and quiet lounge area are located on the upper floor. There is a bathing room available for tenant use, and scooter storage is available by the outside access.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation

Open to all

Philosophy of Care

Vigilance without intrusion

Type of Accommodation

  • Single or Double Occupancy
  • Balcony on upper level, patio on ground level
  • Kitchenettes have full fridge and two-burner electric hotplate
  • Bathrooms are all well-sized with walk-in shower and sturdy rails
  • There is generous closet and storage space in suite


Residents pay 70% of their after-tax income which covers: 1) monthly rental accommodation; 2) hospitality services: two 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, personal laundry, household and toiletry supplies, medications, personal care products and insurance.

Special Recreational Opportunities

Activities are developed in coordination with community wellness program and volunteers.


Manual or power wheelchairs used throughout building

Motorized Scooter Policy

Outside scooter use only

Pet Policy

Pets permitted on approval of the manager

Smoking Policy

Smoking is permitted in designated outdoor areas only.

Facility-Specific Restrictions

Tenants must be 65+ years of age or approved by exception.

Visiting Information

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).