It includes a common dining room, private dining room, lounges, multi-purpose room, bistro, hairdresser, library, spa bathing room, scooter storage, and tenant storage.
Language, culture, religious affiliations
Beulah Gardens is a Baptist organization; primarily English speaking residents anticipated. No religious restrictions apply
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
There are 89 1-bedroom assisted living units (550 sq. feet) with full kitchens and washrooms with showers. Generally speaking, the units are large enough to accommodate couples.
All suites are equipped with fridge and stove. Residents provide furnishings for their own suites. Comfortable furnishings are provided in both the dining area and common amenity space.
Individual tenants pay 70% of after tax income
Visit the Costs page in the Home and Community Care section of this website for information on what this payment covers.
Lunch and dinner is served, restaurant style, in the community dining room; a choice of two entrees is offered at each meal.
Housekeeping and laundry
Weekly basic housekeeping is included in the basic rate. Complementary laundry rooms available.
Special recreation opportunities
A variety of activities are planned monthly; entertainment is regularly booked.
Emergency response (24) capacity
Residents are provided with a wireless emergency response system equipped with pendants; staff are available for emergency assistance around the clock
Residents should be able to make their own way to the dining room, with or without mobility aides. Walkers, canes and manual wheelchairs permissible.
Motorized scooter policy
|Residents wishing to use electric wheelchairs within the residence must be assessed for safety. Outdoor scooters are not permitted inside the building except for parking. |
Pets are permitted so long as the resident is able to care for them independently and they are appropriately groomed. A pet policy must be signed by the resident prior to move in.
Smoking is permitted inside a limited number of resident suites. The resident must supply an air purifier that is approved by the Operator. The air purifier must be of appropriate capacity to prevent odors from escaping the suite, as well as odors being minimized within the suite. The resident must agree not to smoke inside the resident's suite within two hours of scheduled assistance by staff. Outdoor designated smoking areas are also available.
Smoke detectors are located in all suites and common areas. Main entrance is locked when reception staff is not in attendance. Staff in attendance around the clock.
Residents may receive visitors whenever they wish.
There is limited tenant secure underground parking in the adjacent building. Visitor parking on the street.
Located in the northeast section of Vancouver, Thunderbird Community Center is 2 blocks south on Cassiar Street. An Adult Day Centre and Ambulatory Care Clinic are located on the ground floor of the Cedars building.
|Facility-specific restrictions |
Residents must be able to transfer independently, direct their own care, not be a threat to others nor exhibit behavior that is combative.
|Exit criteria |
This assisted living site cannot accommodate residents who are unable to make decisions on their own behalf; if a resident’s care needs change significantly, or those who require 24 hour professional care, residents will be supported to find appropriate alternate arrangements.
Pre booked tours will be arranged with clients who have been assessed as appropriate by case manager.