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: 108 complex care beds + 3 respite beds
Private-Pay Units: 0
Gorge Road Hospital, built in 1953, is located at 63 Gorge Road East. Residential services are provided on two floors, the WaterView Unit and the ArbutusView Unit, of the four storey building. The building is adjacent to the Gorge Waterway with the rear of the building facing the water. There is a paved walkway along the water-side of the building for residents to enjoy and walk along.
Each floor has a secured garden/patio area equipped with patio furniture and a BBQ. There are sheltered areas on the patios. Both floors have resident lounges.
We do have a hair dresser who operates on both units, Mondays on WaterView and Tuesdays on ArbutusView.
The facility is located in the Gorge neighbourhood and is close Tillicum and Mayfair Malls, Fairway Market and many small restaurants and pubs. There are some small hotels in the neighbourhood as well.
Philosophy of Care
As per Island Health Vision, Purpose and Values.
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/.
Accreditation Canada, April 2014 Report.
Gorge Road Hospital received full accreditation for 2014 to 2018.
Type of Accommodation
There are two units at the facility which provide service for complex care clientele:
- ArbutusView Unit has 53 complex care beds and 1 respite bed. There are 4 bed wards on this unit.
- WaterView Unit has 55 complex care beds and 2 respite beds. There are semi-private and 4 bed wards here.
Each Unit has some private rooms which are assigned based on care requirements.