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December 2023

Facility Chemainus Health Care Centre Service Type Long-Term Care
Health authority Vancouver Island Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 9909 Esplanade Street Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Chemainus/V0R1K1 Accreditation expiry date not available
Phone number (250) 737-2040 Contact for complaints Manager
Operator (Type) Vancouver Island Health (Health Authority) Phone number of complaint contact (250) 737-2040 x42231
Opened 1994 Personal spending account Yes
Councils Resident Council, Family Council Visitor parking (cost) Yes (no fee)
Meetings held Regular Schedule Co-located with an assisted living residence No
Wait Time From 4 to 521 days, with an average of 185 days
Current language(s) spoken by staff English, French, Tagalog
Indigenous Territory Stz'uminus First Nation and the Hul'qumi'num people

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

Resident Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included No Other extra fees Clothing labelling fee
Telephone monthly service included No
Internet monthly service included No

Source: Facility

Beds (as of March 31, 2023) Room Configuration (excluding short-stay beds) (as of March 31, 2023)
Private beds (not publicly funded) 0 Single Occupancy 55
Publicly funded beds (short and long-term) 75 Double Occupancy 9
Total beds 75 Other Occupancy 0

Source: 1. Ministry of Health; 2. Facility

Contracted Services
Professional nursing services n/a Housekeeping services n/a
Non-regulated services (care aides) n/a Plant/building maintenance n/a
Food services provided by Operator Food prepared and cooked on site Yes

Source: Facility

Funding 2021/22 2022/23
Total direct care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.36 3.40
Nursing care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.98 3.03
Registered Nurse (hours per resident per day) 0.30 0.30
Licensed Practical Nurse (hours per resident per day) 0.60 0.60
Care Aide (hours per resident per day) 2.08 2.12
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.38 0.37
Food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $13.00 $13.11
Facility per diem rate n/a n/a
Monthly client rate for publicly funded bed (single) From $1,237 to $3,576 with an average of $1,722 From $1,338 to $3,847 with an average of $1,836

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

Licensing, 2022/23
Number of licensing complaints 0 Number of substantiated licensing complaints 0
Serious adverse events 1
Risk Rating n/a Risk Score n/a
Number of Inspections 0 Number of licensing infractions found 0
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 0 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 0 Medication 0
Staffing 0 Program 0
Policies & procedures 0 Records & reporting 0
Care & supervision 0 Resident Bill of Rights 0
Hygiene & communicable disease control 0 Other 0

Source: Health Authority

Resident Profile (2022/23) Facility B.C.
Average age of population 85 83
Percent female 82.6% 63.3%
Percent 85 years or older 52.4% 52.8%
Percent younger than 65 years 1.6% 5.6%
Average length of stay (days) 774 817
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 31.6% 22.9%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 33.7% 32.4%
Percent of residents in a wheelchair 43.8% 53.3%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 60.8% 62.9%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment (includes severe dementia) 25.7% 27.5%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 8.3% 8.4%
Average index of social engagement 2.9 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 42.0% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.57 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality Indicators (2022/23) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 6.9% 11.1%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 0.0% 30.3%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 0.7% 5.5%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 67.7% 51.3%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 28.7% 27.9%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs with or without a diagnosis of psychosis 32.3% 34.9%
Percent of residents taking nine or more medications 36.8% 44.6%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 4.3% 6.0%
Percent of residents with falls in the last 30 days 7.0% 12.8%
Percent of residents with a worsened pressure ulcer 1.2% 2.2%
Percent of residents with four or more emergency room visits 0.0% 1.4%

Source: 1. Canadian Institute for Health Information; 2. Health Authority

Vaccination Coverage (2022/23) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 86.3% 87.5%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 43.4% 39.1%
Percent of residents vaccinated for COVID-19 85.0% 84.0%

Source: 1. BC Centre for Disease Control; 2. Ministry of Health; 3. Facility