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: 25
Private-Pay Units: 54
Four storey building, co-located with a Seniors Recreation complex and across the street from the Library, 4 blocks from the main street of Sidney. The building is linked to a private condominium development (54 units) and all owners/tenants may utilize services that are available in the setting at an additional cost. Health related retail space is on the lower level.
The first two floors of the building are community activity space that includes a chapel and multiple recreation areas with two floors of Assisted Living units above. There are lounge areas on each floor, a common dining area and hospitality bar open for community use on the first floor.
A public restaurant (Tides at the SHOAL), pharmacy, activity centre providing numerous activities, sewing room, pool table, workshop, ceramics, tuck shop and garden boxes.
Neighbourhood /Community Amenities
Short walk to downtown Sidney, accessible sidewalks and flat roads in Sidney, public bus stop directly out front door, close to local shopping for groceries, across the street from library.
Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation
Philosophy of Care
Helping people, improving lives. Encouraging independence and social model of care.
Accredited November 2012-November 2016.
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Type of Accommodation
Single or Double Occupancy
5 one bedroom suites
24 studio suites (separate sleeping area)
1 bachelor suite (transitional / temporary)
Walk in showers with fold down seat
Kitchenette in each suite: microwave, fridge, sink
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
Morning and afternoon activities such as: Bingo, manicures, musical entertainment, carpet bowling, Trivial Pursuit, giant crosswords, Scrabble, coffee groups, teas, baking, etc.
Motorized Scooter Policy
Able to park close to suite, some underground parking for larger scooters
No pets allowed
Smoking is only permitted in designated outdoor area
Visitors are always welcome with no set times.
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).