Yucalta Lodge Quick Facts

December 2020

Office of the Seniors Advocate British Columbia

Yucalta Lodge Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Yucalta Lodge
Health authority Vancouver Island Health Regulation/Legislation Community Care & Assisted Living Act
Street address 555 - 2nd Avenue Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Campbell River V9W3V1 Accreditation expiry date April 2022
Phone number (250) 850-2900 Contact for complaints Manager
Operator (name) Vancouver Island Health Phone number of complaint contact (250) 850-2903
Opened 2001 Personal spending account Yes
Councils Resident Council Visitor parking (cost) Yes (no fee)
Meetings held Regular Schedule    
Current language(s) spoken by staff Swedish, German, Patwah, Thai, Sudanese Arabic, English, French, Hindi, Tagalog

Source: Facility

Facility Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included No Other extra fees Drugs not otherwise covered, some transportation costs
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) 99
Total beds 99
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 100
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 Yes

Source: Facility

Funding 2018/19 2019/20
Total direct care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.22 3.36
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.94 3.02
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.29 0.34
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $8.96 $9.37
Facility per diem rate n/a n/a

Source: Health Authority

Licensing (2019/20)
Complaints, 2019/20
Number of licensing complaints 8 Number substantiated licensing complaints 3
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 9 9.1 8.9 Other injury 1 1.0 1.6
Food or other poisoning 0 0.0 0.0 Aggressive behaviour 0 0.0 4.0
Unexpected illness 23 23.2 20.5 Attempted suicide 0 0.0 0.1
Expected death 57 57.6 26.2 Other - clinical 1 1.0 0.7
Unexpected death 0 0.0 0.6 Other - service delivery 0 0.0 0.6
Inspections
Number of Inspections 1 Number of licensing infractions found 3
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 0 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 0 Medication 0
Staffing 0 Program 0
Policies & procedures 0 Records & reporting 2
Care & supervision 0 Resident Bill of Rights 0
Hygiene & communicable disease control 1 Other 0

Source: Health Authority

Resident Profile (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Average age of population 82 84
Percent female 62.0% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 44.1% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 5.9% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) 1,161 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 27.4% 23.3%
Percent of residents totally dependent in activities of daily living 31.4% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 33.3% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 74.8% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 8.4% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 3.9 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 26.6% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.58 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 8.9% 10.4%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 1.1% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 0.8% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 65.3% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 37.7% 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 85.9% 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 85.2% 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control

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