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Hilltop House details

Operator

Vancouver Coastal Health

Website

www.vch.ca

Building amenities

Activity rooms, main TV lounge; hair salon, 6 dining areas, and access to outdoor garden courtyard.  Overhead lift system installed in the majority of the resident rooms. Administration offices are located on the main floor.

Language, culture, religious affiliations

The resident population is multicultural and languages spoken by residents are predominantly English.

Accreditation status

Accredited  - Expiry September 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; the dedicated staff, volunteers, and community partners; will strive to maintain a caring, safe, and resident centered environment.

We will protect the dignity and quality of life of our residents, while fostering collaboration and accountability, allowing choice and maintaining respectful communication. 

Type of accommodation

  • 85 Complex Care beds
  • 1  Respite bed
  • 82 Private and 2 semi-private 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

A wide variety of social and recreational programming to meet the needs and interests of the residents. Activities also include outings. Scheduled programs are offered 6 days a week, and include such things as music programs, strength training, special events, etc.

Accessibility

Both floors are wheelchair accessible.

Motorized scooter policy

The site can accommodate manual and electric wheelchairs.  Secured scooter storage is available.

Pet policy

Residents are not permitted to have pets live in the building.  There is a visiting pet program.

Smoking policy

As per VCH policy; NO smoking permitted indoors or on Hilltop House outdoor grounds.

Safety & security features

24-hour staffing and sprinkler/smoke detectors and fire alarm system.  Wander-guard systems to ensure resident safety.  Security personnel available 24 hours a day via Squamish General Hospital.

Neighbourhood & community amenities

Located in the tranquil setting with beautiful mountain views; also located on a major bus route. 

Facility-specific restrictions

No unauthorized alcohol is permitted.

Information last updated June 2016

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