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December 2023

Residence Braehaven Assisted Living Service Type Assisted Living
Health authority Vancouver Island Health Regulation/Legislation Community Care & Assisted Living Act
Street address 137 Blain Road Accreditation status Not accredited
City/postal code Salt Spring Island/V8K 0A1 Accreditation expiry date Not applicable
Phone number (250) 537-5612 Ext: 233 Contact for complaints Executive Director
Operator (Type) Greenwoods Eldercare Society (Not For Profit) Phone number of complaint contact (250) 537-5561
Opened 2005 Visitor parking (cost) Yes (no fee)
Councils Resident council only Wait Time From 21 to 153 days, with an average of 52 days
Meetings held Regular Scheduled Co-located with an assisted living residence Yes
Current language(s) spoken by staff English, Farsi, French, Spanish
Indigenous Territory Tsawout First Nation

Source: 1. Residence; 2. Health Authority; 3.Ministry of Health

Resident Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included No Other extra fees special laundry services, companionship, additional meals, additional housekeeping, grocery delivery
Telephone monthly service included No
Internet monthly service included No

Source: Residence

Assisted Living Units (as of March 31, 2023)
Private units (not publicly subsidized) 0
Publicly subsidized units 30
Total units 30

Source: 1. Ministry of Health; 2. Residence

Contracted Services
Professional nursing services Yes Housekeeping services No
Non-regulated services (care aides) Yes Plant/building maintenance No
Food services provided by Residence operator Food prepared and cooked on site No

Source: Residence

Services Provided
Support with activities of daily living Yes Assistance with managing medication Yes
Therapeutic diet support No Safekeeping of money/personal property No
Behaviour management support No Psychosocial (programming) support No

Source: Ministry of Health

Funding 2021/22 2022/23
Publicly subsidized personal care hours (Per Unit) n/a 286
Food costs per resident per day (actual cost) n/a n/a
Monthly client rate for publicly subsidized unit (single) From $1,094 to 3,250 with an average of $1,377 From $1,094 to 3,250 with an average of $1,511

Source: Health Authority

Assisted Living Registry, 2022/23
Complaints
Number of complaints 0 Number of substantiated complaints 0
Incidents Total
Number
Per 100 units Total
Number
Per 100 units
Residence B.C. Residence B.C.
Disease outbreak or occurrence 0 0.0 0.9 Medication error 0 0.0 0.4
Abuse / neglect 0 0.0 0.3 Missing/Wandering 0 0.0 1.0
Falls 1 3.3 28.3 Injury 0 0.0 1.5
Unexpected Illness 11 36.7 32.8 Aggression 0 0.0 1.8
Overdose 0 0 0.1 Attempted suicide 0 0.0 0.2
Unexpected death 2 6.7 1.3 Police Incident/Call 0 0 0.5
Fire/Flood/Gas Leak 0 0 0.2 Other 0 0 2.1
Inspections
Registration 0 Registration follow-up 0
Complaint 0 Complaint follow-Up 0
Education 0 Health and safety issue 0
Site inspection 0 Full Review 0
Possible unregistered 0 Other 0

Source: Ministry of Health

Resident Profile (2022/23) Residence B.C.
Average age of population 81 81
Percent female 56.4% 68.3%
Percent 85 years or older 38.5% 47.4%
Percent younger than 65 years 0.0% 9.9%
Average length of stay (days) 1,313 1209
Percent of resident with depression symptoms 12.1% 19.8%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 12.1% 15.6%
Percent of residents dependent in instrumental activities of daily living 24.2% 76.8%
Percent of residents in a wheelchair 21.2% 16.6%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 30.3% 23.4%
Percent of residents with moderate to severe cognitive impairment 6.1% 12.3%
Percent of residents with problem behaviours 3.0% 7.7%
Percent of clients with MAPLe score (MAPLe 4+) 50.0% 48.6%
Percent of clients with special or extensive care (RUG 1-3) 3.0% 4.0%
Percent of residents at ease interacting with others 93.94% 93.7%
Percent of residents saying or indicating that they feel lonely 15.2% 27.2%

Source: 1. Health Authority; 2. Ministry of Health

Clinical Indicators (2022/23) Residence B.C.
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 42.4% 39.9%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 3.0% 6.3%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs with or without a diagnosis of psychosis 24.2% 19.5%
Percent of residents taking nine or more medications 51.5% 55.9%
Percent of residents with falls in the last 90 days 42.4% 34.5%
Percent of residents with four or more emergency room visits 10.3% 11.0%
Percent of residents having a caregiver in distress 32.3% 16.5%

Source: 1. Health Authority; 2. Ministry of Health

Vaccination Coverage (2022/23) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 71.0% 83.7%
Percent of residents vaccinated for COVID-19 81.0% 85.6%

Source: 1. Ministry of Health; 2. Residence