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Kiwanis Care Centre details

Operator

Vancouver Coastal Health 

Website

Building amenities

Lending library, resident’s kitchen, common lounges with television, community room, outdoor patio and gardens. On-site optional service providers: hairdresser, optometrist, dentist, podiatrist, and esthetician. There is also a family room which may be booked at a nominal cost for overnight stays.

Language, culture, religious affiliations

All languages, cultures and religious affiliations are welcome.

Accreditation status

Accredited – Expiry 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 take a holistic and individualized approach to resident care, including the promotion of the following residents’ rights to: health, safety and dignity; participation and freedom of expression; transparency and accountability.

Type of accommodation

171 residential care beds in single rooms with the exception of 9 double 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

Recreation therapist, music therapist and activity workers organize a wide range of social and recreational opportunities. Monthly calendar of events is delivered to each unit and daily activities are posted.

Accessibility

Two elevators to help access the three story building. The entrances, gardens, interior amenity spaces and rooms are wheelchair accessible.

Motorized scooter policy

Scooters are not permitted.

Pet policy

Pet visits are permitted. Pets must be in good health, house trained, well tempered, clean and examined annually by a veterinarian.

Smoking policy

Non-smoking facility.

Safety & security features

Equipped with sprinklers, smoke detectors and a monitored fire safety system.

Neighbourhood & community amenities

Located just off the south end of Mt. Seymour Parkway, approximately 3 kms from Parkgate Mall. A bus stop is located within 100m of the facility.

Facility-specific restrictions

Fragrance free facility. 

Information last updated August 2016
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