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Evergreen Extended Care details

Operator

Vancouver Coastal Health

Website

www.vch.ca

Building amenities

We have a large dining / recreation room. We also offer limited physiotherapy services on site. Our biggest assets are our accessible gardens.

Language, culture, religious affiliations

We do not have a religious affiliation. However we are welcome to all denominations and work closely with them to see how we can support the residents in their religious needs and wishes.

Accreditation status

Accredited – Expiry December 2016. 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. 

Philosophy of care

We provide a resident centered care approach and do relate to the Eden Philosophy of Care.

Type of accommodation

75 bed Complex Care unit with 6 private, 4 semi-private and 15 multi-person rooms. Availability is based on need.

Cost

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.

Special recreation opportunities

We offer an active recreation program. And have multiple volunteers coming in to help out with our gardens, play music and all sorts of activities.

Accessibility

ECU is Wheelchair accessible and a wheelchair friendly facility.

Motorized scooter policy

Please talk to the Residential Care Coordinator.

Pet policy

We do not allow personal pets in our facility due to a number of reasons. We do however have an active pet visiting program. Multiple animals come in our facility and pay visits on a regular basis.

Smoking policy

Non-smoking site.

Safety & security features

Paladin security provides 24/7 on-site security.

Neighbourhood & community amenities

Evergreen Care Unit is built on the same site as the Powell River Hospital and Willingdon Creek Village We are close to both the Powell River Recreation Center and the Powell River Mall. 

Facility-specific restrictions

Due the lay-out of our building and our staffing model, we are unfortunately not able to take care of people who as a result of their dementia exhibit wandering and / or aggressive behavior. 

Information last updated August 2016

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