Access to subsidized residential care is coordinated by Health Authority staff. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact the Home Health Office nearest you. Please do not contact the Operator directly regarding subsidized residential care. For information on private residential care, please refer to the Seniors Housing Directory of BC.
Publicly Subsidized Units: 75
Private-Pay Units: 0
Built in 1994, a newer two level building with beautiful ocean views. Resident rooms on main floor, with dining area, lounges, activity space, reception area. There is also an Urgent Care Centre attached to this site.
Hair salon, outdoor courtyards, living room, private dining space, exercise room, bathing rooms, amazing ocean views and family room.
Chemainus Health Care Centre, is in a quiet residential neighbourhood. The area around the building is residential with ocean views and within walking distance to a small grocery store and an elementary school.
Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation
Rotating church services every Friday.
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Philosophy of Care
Homelike, with safe competent ethical care as per VIHA’s Vision, Mission, and Values.
Is Accommodation Private or Shared?
Type of Accommodation
Private and semi-private.
Residents pay up to 80% of their after tax income which covers the cost of food and accommodation.
Special Recreational Opportunities
Activity staff, 7 days per week and one evening, who provide recreation/leisure programs to meet the physical, social, mental, spiritual and emotional needs of the residents. Examples are Fun and Fitness groups, crafts, flower arranging, manicures, baking/cooking, gardening, computers, guest speakers, special meals both in and out of the building. Large wheelchair accessible bus that takes resident’s shopping, to community events, picnics, etc. Special holidays and events are also celebrated.
No pets live at Chemainus but families can bring well behaved pets, that have been vaccinated, on a leash, for a visit. Volunteers from St. John’s Pet Therapy Program also visit on a regular basis.
Residents have a designated smoking area.
Fenced and gated. Sliding doors with push button not accessible to residents.
Personal effects policy in place, private TV not larger than 20 inches.