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German Canadian Care Home details

Operator

German-Canadian Benevolent Society of B.C.

Website

www.gcch.ca

Building amenities

Three dining rooms, one large activity hall, one library including a country kitchen that can be booked by families.

Language, culture, religious affiliations

Residents are from multicultural backgrounds. Approximately 25% are of German speaking background.

Accreditation status

Accreditation - Expiry November 2016. Exemplary Status.

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

The German Canadian Care Home provides care services to residents requiring complex care and special care. Care services include 24-hour professional nursing care, recreation and music therapy programs, rehabilitation services, food, housekeeping and laundry services. Our mission is to provide quality care for the aging.

Type of accommodation

Total of 134 beds, including 132 funded long-term beds and 2 privately funded beds. There are 76 private rooms and 29 semi-private rooms shared by two residents. Each room has a toilet and a sink.

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 details.

Special recreation opportunities

Facility bus, gardening program, rehab room and team on site, music programs, church services in English and German

Accessibility

All areas are wheelchair accessible

Motorized scooter policy

Not allowed

Pet policy

Pets may visit

Smoking policy

One outdoor smoking area

Safety/security features

Wanderguard system for the whole building

Neighbourhood/community amenities

Bus stop in front of building

Facility-specific restrictions

No motorized scooters

Information last updated June 2016

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