Kopernik Lodge Quick Facts

December 2020

Office of the Seniors Advocate British Columbia

Kopernik Lodge Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Kopernik Lodge
Health authority Vancouver Coastal Health Regulation/Legislation Community Care & Assisted Living Act
Street address 3150 Rosemont Drive Accreditation status Not Accredited
City/postal code Vancouver V5S2C9 Accreditation expiry date not applicable
Phone number (604) 438-2474 Contact for complaints Director of Care
Operator (name) M. Kopernik (Nicolaus Copernicus) Foundation Phone number of complaint contact (604) 438-2474 x233
Opened 1979 Personal spending account Yes
Councils Resident Council, Family Council Visitor parking (cost) No
Meetings held Scheduled as needed    
Current language(s) spoken by staff English, Serbian, Punjabi, Polish, Czech, Filipino, Russian, Spanish, Croatian, Cantonese

Source: Facility

Facility 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

Beds1 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private beds (not publicly funded) 3
Publicly funded beds (short- and long-term) 85
Total beds 88
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 46
Semi-private rooms 21
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 Outside Contractor Food prepared and cooked on site Yes

Source: Facility

Funding 2018/19 2019/20
Total direct care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.85 2.90
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.65 2.69
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.20 0.21
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $6.98 $7.35
Facility per diem rate $216.05 $226.67

Source: Health Authority

Licensing (2019/20)
Complaints, 2019/20
Number of licensing complaints 1 Number substantiated licensing complaints 1
Incidents, 2019/20 Total
Number
Per 100 beds Total
Number
Per 100 beds
Facility B.C. Facility B.C.
Disease outbreak or occurrence 0 0.0 0.6 Medication error with adverse event 0 0.0 0.2
Abuse / neglect 0 0.0 0.8 Missing or wandering person 0 0.0 1.3
Fall with injury / Adverse event 7 8.0 8.9 Other injury 1 1.1 1.6
Food or other poisoning 0 0.0 0.0 Aggressive behaviour 12 13.6 4.0
Unexpected illness 53 60.2 20.5 Attempted suicide 0 0.0 0.1
Expected death 17 19.3 26.2 Other - clinical 3 3.4 0.7
Unexpected death 0 0.0 0.6 Other - service delivery 0 0.0 0.6
Inspections
Number of Inspections 3 Number of licensing infractions found 2
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 0 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 0 Medication 0
Staffing 0 Program 0
Policies & procedures 1 Records & reporting 0
Care & supervision 0 Resident Bill of Rights 1
Hygiene & communicable disease control 0 Other 0

Source: Health Authority

Resident Profile (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Average age of population 86 84
Percent female 85.9% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 63.7% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 3.2% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) 1,304 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 32.8% 23.3%
Percent of residents totally dependent in activities of daily living 35.9% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 24.9% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 55.6% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 14.3% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 2.2 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 59.0% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.59 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 1.5% 10.4%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 20.7% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 0.0% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 51.7% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 20.2% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 12.6% 6.6%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Influenza Vaccination Coverage (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 92.0% 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 50.8% 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control

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