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Long-Term Care Directory – Data Sources

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Data included in this report were gathered primarily from long-term care facilities, health authorities, the Ministry of Health, the Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI), and BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) as follows:

Sources by report section:

  • Facility, facility fees for personal services, room configuration, and contracted services are reported by the managers/directors of care at each facility,
  • Beds and total direct care hours are reported by the Ministry of Health,
  • Food costs, facility per diem, and licensing data are reported by the Ministry of Health,
  • Resident profile and care services and quality Indicators are reported by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), and
  • Vaccination coverage information is reported by the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and the health authorities.