Nanaimo Seniors Village

Location:  Nanaimo
Operator:  Retired Concepts
Address:   6089 Uplands Drive, Nanaimo, BC V9V 1T8
Phone:      250-760-2328

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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: 18
Private-Pay Units: 134

Building Description

A well-appointed, 4-storey, 152-unit wood frame apartment style building on a community of care site. Located 1 kilometer from a major shopping area and 1 block to the fire hall.  Beautiful courtyard and ocean views.

Building Amenities

This building features many amenities and services such as: shared dining room, lounge with fireplace, bistro, general store, shared baking kitchen, fully equipped exercise room, billiards room, games room, theatre, spa room, internet equipped library, outdoor garden deck, patios, pond with fountain, benches and an asphalted perimeter trail.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation

Everyone welcome

Philosophy of Care

Nanaimo Seniors Village considers each resident unique and strives to enhance their sense of dignity, usefulness and self-respect while promoting health and wellness.

Accreditation Status

Accredited by Accreditation Canada.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services health care organizations provide to their patients and clients, based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada. For more information, visit here: http://www.accreditation.ca/.

Type of Accommodation

  • Single or Double Occupancy
  • All subsidized units are studios with kitchenettes
  • Private pay units are a combination of studio, one bedroom and two bedroom
  • Studios are 342 sq. ft.
  • 1 bedroom units are 542 sq. ft.
  • 2 bedroom units are 797-883 sq. ft.
  • Walk-in double showers
  • Suites offer mountain, ocean or garden views


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

  • Wii bowling
  • Movies, matinees, slide shows
  • Chair exercises
  • Craft and paint
  • Outings to shopping and medical appointments
  • Pet friendly
  • Gardening opportunities


Accessibility for wheelchairs

Motorized Scooter Policy

Motorized wheelchairs okay.  Motorized scooters for outdoors only - parking is included.

Pet Policy

One small pet on approval of management at move-in only

Smoking Policy

Smoking permitted in designated outdoor areas only

Facility-Specific Restrictions

No smoking indoors or on resident patios. No bbqs, hot plates or stoves.

Facility-Specific Restrictions

No smoking indoors or on resident patios. No bbqs, hot plates or stoves.

Any Other Amenities

  • Respite care available
  • Garden and ocean view decks
  • Life labs come into facility
  • In-house banking available

Visiting Information

No set hours, pets welcome to visit too.

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).