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: 140
Private-Pay Units: 0
Built in 1963 with renovations in 1978. Space is 7609.17 square meters, wood frame construction, 3 levels of LTC facility, with underground parking.
Patio, courtyard, walking garden, two family quiet rooms, weekly hairdresser service, tuck / gift shop.
Residential neighbourhood close to the ocean. Shopping mall and gas stations close by. On bus line.
Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation
Glengarry hospital is a fully Accredited hospital site (Accreditation Canada) who, along with the rest of the VIHA is preparing for its next Accreditation during the Spring of 2011.
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/en/default.aspx.
Philosophy of Care
As per VIHA philosophy
Is Accommodation Private or Shared?
Type of Accommodation
140 Bed Complex Care Facility comprised of private, semi-private and ward rooms.
Residents pay up to 80% of their after-tax income which covers the cost of food and accommodation.
Special Recreational Opportunities
There is a regular schedule of monthly unit programs available to all residents. These are designed to meet different social, creative, physical, spiritual, and cognitive needs and interests of the residents. The Recreation Therapist and Rehabilitation Assistants will work with you to plan for and offer a variety of in house weekly programs / special events and community outings. The daily and monthly programs are posted on the units white boards and in each resident room.
Elevators access all floors. There are no areas in the building that are not accessible to residents/visitors using wheelchairs. Door widths are wide enough for even bariatric sized wheelchairs. Bathroom space is somewhat limited but has been satisfactory. Bedroom space for mobility equipment such as wheelchairs, especially power wheelchairs, can be limited. All public entrances are accessible with automatic doors.
Motorized Scooter Policy
Scooters are not allowed to be stored in the facility. Residents may use scooters, only if stored away from the facility and brought in when needed to go out in the community. Power wheelchairs are permitted upon meeting assessment requirements.
As per VIHA policy
As per VIHA policy
- Addressable Fire Alarm system.
- Austco Nurse Call System.
- Alarm System monitors external doors.