Gift shop, and hair salon on the main floor, dining rooms, activity rooms, TV lounges and a courtyard or balcony on each unit.
Language, culture, religious affiliations
The resident population is multicultural and variety of languages are spoken. Several religious services are held on a regular basis.
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
Long-term care in Richmond is approached through the philosophy of “resident-driven care”, the goal of which is to provide high-quality care by involving residents, their families and the interdisciplinary team in care planning and service delivery. A resident-driven care model considers the individual needs and preferences of residents from a holistic perspective, including social, psychological, emotional, spiritual, cultural and physical considerations.
Type of accommodation
A total of 250 complex care beds with 249 extended care beds and 1 respite bed. There are 70 single bed rooms and 90 double bed-rooms. The rooms with double beds have a shared bathroom.
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
Scheduled recreational activities are offered seven days a week, such as fitness activities, music programs, bus outings, special lunches, games, etc.
All units and sidewalks are wheelchair accessible. Pick up area at the front of the building is covered.
Motorized scooter policy
Visitors are not allowed to bring motorized scooters in the care home.
No smoking is permitted in the care home or on VCH property.
Safety & security features
Camera surveillance at the front and back entrance, access code required to enter building, intercom/door bell available if code is unknown, wandering system for residents, regular rounds by Paladin security.
Neighbourhood & community amenities
Minoru Residence is situated across Richmond Center Mall and located near bus stops, parks, library, recreation center, theaters, banks and grocery stores.
Care home-specific restrictions
Minoru Residence is a smoke-free care home