Vancouver Coastal Health
Banfield has several outdoor patios for resident use.
Residents are predominantly English and Cantonese speaking. Staff and residents reflect Vancouver’s multicultural and multi-faith population. Interpreter services are available on an as needed basis.
Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services health care organizations provide to their residents, based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada or by CARF.
17 single rooms, including one respite bed. 13 beds in double rooms and 36 multi-person rooms. All rooms have one washroom. There is an internal waitlist for preferred accommodation.
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. Visit our Costs page for more information.
Programs are available Monday to Saturday and one evening. Programs include bus outings, gardening, cooking, computer training, carpet bowling, exercise groups, pub afternoons with entertainment, movies, arts and crafts. Banfield has numerous volunteers who visit residents and assist with programs.
Limited street parking. Wheelchair accessible pay parking at City Square across the street. Elevators are in the building.
Power wheelchairs and scooters are permitted following a safe driving assessment.
Pets are able to visit following the completion of the application and approval process. All requests are reviewed by the Leadership Team.
Consistent with VCH guidelines Banfield is a smoke-free environment. There is an outdoor smoking patio on the main floor. All residents who smoke must be able to smoke safely and take themselves unassisted to the smoking patio.
All outside doors are alarmed with Roam Alert system. At risk residents wear wrist bands for monitoring. Doors locked at 8:00 p.m. Front door access after 8:00 p.m. is monitored. After 8:00, visitors use a buzzer to access the building.
City Square Mall, Broadway and Cambie streets have many shops and restaurants. Bus stops and the Canada Line are located at Broadway and Cambie.
Present restrictions include clients with continuous tube feeds, ventilator dependence, complex behaviour, acute psychiatric needs, I.V’s, restrictive isolation and complex care requirements which exceed Banfield resources.
Information last updated August 2016