Access to subsidized residential care is coordinated by Island Health 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: 90
Private-Pay Units: 46
Comox Valley Seniors Village has 136 residential care suites/beds. It is in a brand new facility that opened in the Spring of 2009 as part of this Retirement Concepts campus of care. The building is resort like in appeal and offers the best services to its residents. The residential care wing also offers private pay respite care for stays of 2 weeks or more upon availability.
To ensure intimate, home-like surroundings, each mini-community has 15 rooms and its own dining area. Rooms are tastefully decorated in soft colours with comfortable furnishings. Residents are encouraged to bring familiar belongings and decorations to create an atmosphere that is familiar to them and to their families.
The building features many amenities and services including lounges, wellness centre, hair salon, media, library, recreation hall and outdoor courtyards.
This Campus of Care, located in the beautiful Comox Valley, is located near downtown Courtenay as well as other shopping centres and services. Comox Valley Seniors Village, opened in spring of 2009 is a complete Campus of Care with 97 Independent/Assisted Living and 136 bed Residential Care facilities. The Campus of Care model allows residents to 'age in place', and this is an ideal situation for couples who are able to remain in the same facility as their care needs change.
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Accredited Facility 2014-2018.
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Philosophy of Care
“At Retirement Concepts it is our mission to improve the quality of life for seniors. We strive to fulfil our mission by providing seniors with elegant, comfortable surroundings and by giving them a choice of services and programs to suit their lifestyle. Throughout the delivery of our service, we have a strong customer service orientation and aim to offer superior value. At Retirement Concepts, we are equally committed to our customers and our staff. We provide a great work environment and treat each other with respect and dignity. We invest in the recruitment, training and retention of a quality workforce and invite active staff participation in decision-making.
At Retirement Concepts we believe in contributing positively to our communities. We strive to work honestly and effectively with all constituents of our communities and embrace diversity as an essential component to the way we do business. We believe that only in serving others well, can we service ourselves well.”
Type of Accommodation
There are 4 shared units with shared washrooms and 132 private units with individual washrooms.
Residents pay up to 80% of their after tax income which covers the cost of food and accommodation.
Special Recreational Opportunities
Music, Crafts, Stretch n' Strength Activities, Outdoor Strolls, Garden Club, Movie Nights, Bingo, Happy Hour, Outings to Local Restaurants and Church Services in the Theatre.
Wheel chair accessible.
Motorized Scooter Policy:
Outside use only. Electric wheel chair permitted inside.