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Lynn Valley House assisted living details

Building amenities

Amenities include dining and lounge areas with an outside deck, laundry room as well as spa bathing room.  There is also a kitchen and private dining room for tenants’ use.  Tenants have access to amenities within the Lodge which include the library, activity areas and hair salon.

Language, culture, religious affiliations


Philosophy of care

Assisted living provides accommodation, hospitality and personal care services in a manner that:

  • Promotes and maximizes choice, dignity, and control for Residents;
  • Promotes the Residents’ right to privacy as well as opportunities for social interaction;
  • Supports Residents’ independence through physical design features in the building and the delivery of support services;
  • Provides care and services that are shaped to meet the Residents’ needs; and
  • Creates a home-like environment that supports the Residents’ preferred lifestyle” 

Type of accommodation

Lynn Valley House has 14 subsidized assisted living units. All units are one bedroom (approximately 430 square feet).


All suites are equipped with a fridge and microwave.  Tenants provide their own furnishings for their suite.  Drapes are provided.   Comfortable furnishings are provided in the dining room and lounge and in other amenity spaces.


Individual tenants pay 70% of after tax income

Visit our Costs page for more information.

Food service

Lunch and dinner are provided on a daily basis to tenants, and are included in the base rent.  Tenants provide their own breakfast.  There are two snacks per day.  The menu is reviewed by a registered dietitian.  If special diets are required they need to be discussed with the dietitian prior to admission.  There will be a minimal charge for guest meals.

Housekeeping & laundry

Included in the monthly rent is weekly laundering of linens and towels, as well as weekly housekeeping of tenant’s suites.  Washers and dryers are provided for tenants to do their personal laundry.

Special recreation opportunities

There are a wide variety of recreational opportunities in our assisted living program as well as in the immediate neighbourhood. Tenants are able to participate as they choose, offer program suggestions or, initiate activities themselves.

Emergency response (24) capacity

Lynn Valley has an on site emergency response system.


Tenants must be able to move around their suite on their own and make their way to the dining room, with or without mobility aides.

Motorized scooter policy


Pet policy

There are “house” pets in the building.  Individual tenant pets are not allowed. Visiting pets are allowed.

Smoking policy

This is a non-smoking building. Tenants must be able to make their way independently and safely to the designated outdoor smoking area.

Safety & security features

There are smoke detectors in all rooms as well as strobe lights for the hearing impaired.  The main door is secured at all hours.  Visitors must ring staff through the intercom to gain access to the building.


Visiting hours are flexible.  Visitors will be required to ring staff in order to be admitted to the building.  After 10 P.M. visitors need to ring the night attendant for admission to the building.

Parking (tenant & visitor)

Street parking is available.

Neighbourhood & community amenities

Lynn Valley mall, Karen Magnusson pool, Mollie Nye house and the Lynn Valley library are all within a few blocks

Facility-specific restrictions


Exit criteria

Lynn Valley Assisted Living is unable to house tenants who cannot direct their own care or who require 24 hour professional care. In this event, tenants will be supported to find appropriate alternate arrangements.

Tour information

Tours will be available to those that have been pre-authorized by the VCH case manger and the Lynn Valley Assisted Living Manager. Tours are scheduled by Vancouver Coastal Health.  Prospective tenants must attend the tour.

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