Vancouver Coastal Health
There is a kitchen area on each floor and a fully equipped resident’s kitchen on the main floor. A hairdresser, podiatrist and optometrist can provide on-site services, with some limitations.
Primarily English-speaking residents with approximately 45% Chinese-speaking. Non-denominational.
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 or by CARF.
Resident and family centered care.
Total of 117 single rooms. All rooms have an en-suite bathroom (sink and toilet).
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.
A wide range of programs is provided including: Chinese Luncheons, Newsweek discussions, carpet bowling, bingo, video nights, bus trips/outings and pub days. Music, art and horticultural therapists also provide specialized programs and chaplaincy services are available.
The home is fully handicapped accessible. Some of the en-suite bathrooms in the private rooms are not suitable for wheelchair access.
Requests to use motorized scooters and wheelchairs are reviewed on an individual basis.
Residents are not allowed to bring their pets to live in this care home. However, visiting pets are allowed but owners must follow the care home pet guidelines. Cats live on the main and 2nd floor of this care home. Therapeutic pet visiting is allowed but must be arranged through the Leisure Department.
No smoking in residents’ rooms or anywhere in the bulidng. Visitors and family members are not allowed to smoke on the property. Smoking restrictions are strictly enforced.
Smoke detectors are installed in all rooms and elevators. Security cameras are located in designated areas throughout the building, and in the underground parking. A wander guard system is in place for residents who are not allowed to leave the building without supervision. A security system monitors the care home in the evening and visitors must ring the doorbell to enter the care home once the security system has been activated.
Public bus transportation is half a block away. Various restaurants, shopping and banks are within a one mile radius. We are close to Queen Elizabeth Park, the Riley Park Community Centre and Little Mountain Neighbourhood House.
Alcohol use must be approved and monitored by physicians.
Information last updated June 2016