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: 50
Private-Pay Units: 1
Built in 1979, in the mid-island area, just 5 minutes from the Vesuvius ferry terminal and 20 minutes from the Fulford ferry terminal. There are four corridors that surround a centre courtyard of gardens and gazebos.
Lounge with activity centre adjacent. Locked dementia care hallway with small garden and patio area.
Adjacent to shopping mall and acute care hospital.
Accredited in 2004 as part of the Lady Minto Hospital and community services Accreditation process. Accreditation pending 2011 or 2012.
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
Greenwoods strives for person-centred gentle care in all program and service areas.
Is Accommodation Private or Shared?
Type of Accommodation
Small private rooms with two piece baths.
Residents pay up to 80% of their after-tax income which covers the cost of food and accommodation.
Special Recreational Opportunities
Extensive recreation program includes art, music, exercise and craft therapies.
Level entry and fully wheelchair accessible.
Motorized Scooter Policy
Scooters must be managed by the resident and stored in a safe and accessible manner.
No pets permitted.
Smoking area designated for residents.
- Coded exits
- Locked dementia care area
Greenwoods Eldercare Society expects visitors to conduct themselves in a manner that is respectful and peceful when visiting the Greenwoods Complex Care and Braehaven Assisted Living residences. Visitors must be mindful of the fact that both residences are home to the residents and it is expected that the residences be treated as a home. Smoking is not permitted in either residence - smoking is strictly limited to areas off the properties. Visiting pets must have all vaccinations up to date and be on leash - and under the control of the owner at all times. Greenwoods Eldercare Society reserves the right to place conditions on visitation for those that do not demonstrate respect and consideration for the residents and the properties.
Note: Provincial policy requires all visitors to be informed: "Violence, foul language and abusive behaviours are not acceptable. Verbal threats or acts of violence will not be tolerated and may result in removal from this facility and/or prosecution.”