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Totem Lodge details

Operator

Vancouver Coastal Health

Website

www.vch.ca

Building amenities

Activity room, main TV lounge room, hair salon, dining room and administration offices. There is also an outdoor garden patio area with a fish pond.

Language, culture, religious affiliations

The resident population is multicultural and the languages spoken by the residents is predominately English.

Accreditation status

Accredited - Expiry 2015. 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

Residents and families are encouraged to participate through Residents’ and Family Council and various facility committees.

The staff of the facility are committed to the Eden Alternative.

Type of accommodation

The 49 bed facility has a variety of 4 bed, double and single rooms and palliative care room.

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 include social bus outings. Scheduled programs are offered 5 days a week and include such things as strength training, music therapy programs and special events, etc.

Accessibility

The facility is wheelchair accessible. Ramp area at the front entrance and covered pick up area.

Motorized scooter policy

This site can accommodate manual wheelchairs only; no electric wheel chairs or scooters are permitted inside the building. Secure scooter storage is available.

Pet policy

Pet visiting is acceptable if it is determined that such visiting promotes the health and wellbeing of the residents.

Smoking policy

Smoking is not permitted on-site.

Safety & security features

Secured monitored building with 24 hour staffing, smoke detectors and a fire alarm system.

Neighbourhood & community amenities

Located near a major bus route, located within walking distance of the local shopping centre.

Facility-specific restrictions

No unauthorized alcohol is permitted. No smoking on site. No electric wheelchairs or scooters permitted in the building.

Information last updated June 2016

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