Columbus Long Term Care Society
The main floor is a centre of activity and offers a number of communal areas including a large lounge area with fireplace, piano and big screen television, a sunny dining room, recreation room, hair salon, and our administrative offices. Our chapel is also located on the main floor. A resident kitchen, two garden patios and a solarium are available.
Roman Catholic based. The primary language spoken is English. Chinese, Punjabi, French, Spanish, Polish and Dutch speaking staff are available.
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.
In carrying out our Mission, we strive to live our values of Spirituality, Justice, Stewardship, Mission Integration and Ethical Reflection. We believe in treating residents, tenants, staff, volunteers, family and the general public with honesty, equality, compassion, dignity and respect. We believe in a wellness approach and in using a multi-disciplinary team to provide holistic, quality resident care. Our approach includes:
- Focusing on our Mission as we integrate our beliefs and our actions
- Providing opportunities for spiritual growth and prayer.
- Making a commitment to life-long learning opportunities.
- Pursuing informed participative decision-making and problem-solving.
- Providing opportunities for people to develop their potential
- Respecting and advocating residents’ responsibilities and rights, including privacy, confidentiality, and individuality. creating a work environment that is consistent with our values.
All rooms are private except for one which is shared by two residents. Each of the bedroom suites has a two-piece en-suite bathroom and all suites are equipped with individual thermostats, a large screened window with curtains and a large closet. Each of these floors has a care station, lounge area, sun room, and a bathing room with a bathtub and a wheelchair accessible shower.
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.
Among others music therapy, exercises, watercolor painting, chime choir, weekly bus outings, pub time, inter-generational programs and gardening.
No motorized scooters
Birds, cats and fish may be accommodated under certain circumstances.
Smoking outside only. No covered area available.
Fire and Smoke alarm system. Security cameras in place. Roam Alert system in place. Secure front door.
Marpole community in close proximity. Oakridge Mall accessible. Future amenities at Cambie and Marine intersection. Marine Skytrain Station within two blocks. Park across the street.
No motorized scooters
Information last updated June 2016