Noric House Quick Facts

December 2020

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Noric House Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Noric House
Health authority Interior Health Regulation/Legislation Community Care & Assisted Living Act
Street address 1400 Mission Rd Accreditation status Unknown
City/postal code Vernon V1T9C3 Accreditation expiry date not available
Phone number (250) 545-9167 Contact for complaints Resident Care Coordinator / Manager
Operator (name) Interior Health Phone number of complaint contact (250) 545-9167
Opened 1978 Personal spending account Yes
Councils Resident Council, Family Council Visitor parking (cost) Yes (no fee)
Meetings held Regular Schedule    
Current language(s) spoken by staff English, French, Mandarin, Cantonese, German, Hungarian, Filipino, Spanish, Russian

Source: Facility

Facility Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included No Other extra fees n/a
Telephone monthly service included No
Internet monthly service included No

Source: Facility

Beds1 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private beds (not publicly funded) 0
Publicly funded beds (short- and long-term) 85
Total beds 85
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 85
Semi-private rooms 0
Multi-person rooms 0

Source: 1. Ministry of Health, 2. Facility

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

Source: Facility

Funding 2018/19 2019/20
Total direct care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.19 3.36
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.85 3.00
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.33 0.36
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $7.80 $7.87
Facility per diem rate n/a n/a

Source: Health Authority

Licensing (2019/20)
Complaints, 2019/20
Number of licensing complaints 0 Number substantiated licensing complaints 0
Incidents, 2019/20 Total
Number
Per 100 beds Total
Number
Per 100 beds
Facility B.C. Facility B.C.
Disease outbreak or occurrence 4 4.7 0.6 Medication error with adverse event 1 1.2 0.2
Abuse / neglect 0 0.0 0.8 Missing or wandering person 4 4.7 1.3
Fall with injury / Adverse event 9 10.6 8.9 Other injury 3 3.5 1.6
Food or other poisoning 0 0.0 0.0 Aggressive behaviour 0 0.0 4.0
Unexpected illness 18 21.2 20.5 Attempted suicide 0 0.0 0.1
Expected death 25 29.4 26.2 Other - clinical 0 0.0 0.7
Unexpected death 0 0.0 0.6 Other - service delivery 1 1.2 0.6
Inspections
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 (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Average age of population 85 84
Percent female 70.6% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 63.6% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 1.7% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) 896 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 42.0% 23.3%
Percent of residents totally dependent in activities of daily living 37.4% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 24.8% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 75.8% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 12.6% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 2.6 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 51.2% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.62 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 27.3% 10.4%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 79.8% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 41.1% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 62.3% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 16.8% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 4.1% 6.6%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Influenza Vaccination Coverage (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 95.2% 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 73.6% 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control

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