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George Pearson Centre details

Operator

Vancouver Coastal Health

Website

www.vch.ca

Building amenities

Swimming pool, recreation rooms, and family rooms which can be booked for overnight stays from family out of area.

Language, culture, religious affiliations

While English is the predominant language of residents, we accommodate the language, cultural and spiritual needs of our diverse residents.

Accreditation status

Accredited, expires 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

Resident centered

Type of accommodation

Total of 114 long-term beds including 54 private rooms, 13 semi-private rooms, and 7 multi-person rooms.

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

Onsite swimming program, wheelchair accessible vans for outreach activities, music therapy.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Motorized scooter policy

A high percentage of residents use power chairs. All residents use either power or manual wheelchairs.

Pet policy

Pets are allowed provided they are socialized, on leash/owner’s arms, and have been vaccinated.

Smoking policy

No smoking

Safety & security features

24/7 on-site security

Neighbourhood & community amenities

Close to bus, Canada line access, Oakridge Centre nearby.

Facility-specific restrictions

Complex needs residents, tracheostomy and ventilator care.

Information last updated June 2016

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