Close to Lions Gate Hospital, Lonsdale Avenue that offers a variety of shops, banks, and services. On site hair salon, tuck shop and covered outdoor patios on each resident floor.
Language, culture, religious affiliations
Individual language, cultural, spiritual and religious beliefs are respected. Ministers and registered volunteers from many faith traditions are available to be called to visit residents on request. Spiritual care is available at EGH at this time in certain languages, depending on availability.
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
Philosophy of care
The Interdisciplinary Team provides individualized assessment and care planning to meet the physical, psychological, social, spiritual and environmental needs of residents coping with chronic illness. We are committed to providing a caring and supportive home-like community for residents and their families/friends.
Type of accommodation
Complex care. Total number of beds – 284
- 60 four bed rooms - total 240 beds
- 11 semi-private rooms - total 22 beds
- 22 private rooms - total 22 beds
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.
Special recreation opportunities
Daily recreational activities.
Wheelchair accessible. Motorized scooter policy. Motorized/Electrical power chairs are allowed.
Fish and canine therapeutic visitation. Other visiting pets subject to VCH Pet Policy.
No smoking is allowed on the property, which is consistent with the VCH Policy.
Safety & security features
Security guards patrol EGH, wanderguard system, keyed pad entry after 7:00 p.m.
Neighbourhood & community amenities
1 block from Lonsdale Avenue – shops, banks, restaurants etc.
Complex care facility, no special care unit. Scent free policy in place.