Minoru Residence

Residential care - Richmond

Minoru Residence

Minoru Residence is a three storey building built in 1993 with gardens or balconies on each unit.

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Visit the Minoru Residence listing in our directory.

How do I access residential care?

You can access residential care through Vancouver Coastal Health. Please do not contact the operator directly.

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Building amenities

Gift shop, cafeteria, and hair salon on the main floor, dining rooms, activity rooms, TV lounges and courtyard or balcony on each unit.

Language, culture, religious affiliations

The resident population is multicultural and variety of languages are spoken. Several religious services are held on a regular basis.

Accreditation status

Accredited – Expiry September 2016.

Philosophy of care

Residential care in Richmond is approached through the philosophy of “resident-centered care”, the goal of which is to provide high quality care by involving residents, their families and the interdisciplinary team in care planning and service delivery. A resident centered care model takes into account the individual needs and preferences of residents from a holistic perspective, including social, psychological, emotional, spiritual, cultural and physical considerations.

Type of accommodation

A total of 250 complex care beds with 249 extended care beds and 1 respite bed. There are 70 single bed rooms and 90 double bed-rooms. The rooms with double beds have a shared bathroom.


Residents pay 80% of their after tax income which covers the cost of food and accommodation. Minimum and maximum rates apply. There may be other costs not included in the resident contribution. For more information on costs, please refer to the Information on Residential Care Handbook.

Special recreation opportunities

Scheduled recreational activities are offered 7 days a week such as fitness activities, music programs, bus outings, special lunches, various games, etc.


All units and sidewalks are wheelchair accessible. Pick up area at the front of the building is covered.

Motorized scooter policy

Visitors are not allowed to bring motorized scooter in the facility.

Pet policy

See VCH pet policy

Smoking policy

No smoking permitted in the facility or on VCH property.

Safety/security features

Camera surveillance at front and back entrance, access code required to enter building, intercom/door bell available if code is unknown, wandering system for residents, regular rounds by Paladin security.

Neighbourhood/community amenities

Minoru Residence is situated across Richmond Center Mall and located near bus stops, parks, library, recreation center, theaters, banks and grocery stores.

Facility-specific restrictions

Minoru Residence is a smoke-free facility.

Information last updated

August 2016