Sunset Lodge Quick Facts

December 2020

Office of the Seniors Advocate British Columbia

Sunset Lodge Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Sunset Lodge
Health authority Vancouver Island Health Regulation/Legislation Community Care & Assisted Living Act
Street address 952 Arm Street Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Esquimalt V9A4G7 Accreditation expiry date June 2021
Phone number (250) 385-3422 Contact for complaints Director of Care
Operator (name) Governing Council of the Salvation Army in Canada Phone number of complaint contact (250) 385-3422 x237
Opened 1979 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, Spanish, Russian, Cantonese

Source: Facility

Facility Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included No Other extra fees One-time fee for labeling clothes, wheelchair cleaning fee for resident owned equipment
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) 108
Total beds 108
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 108
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) 3.15 3.20
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.87 2.86
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.28 0.34
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $10.13 $8.22
Facility per diem rate $226.79 $237.45

Source: Health Authority

Licensing (2019/20)
Complaints, 2019/20
Number of licensing complaints 4 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 1 0.9 0.2
Abuse / neglect 1 0.9 0.8 Missing or wandering person 1 0.9 1.3
Fall with injury / Adverse event 11 10.2 8.9 Other injury 3 2.8 1.6
Food or other poisoning 0 0.0 0.0 Aggressive behaviour 6 5.6 4.0
Unexpected illness 29 26.9 20.5 Attempted suicide 0 0.0 0.1
Expected death 25 23.1 26.2 Other - clinical 1 0.9 0.7
Unexpected death 1 0.9 0.6 Other - service delivery 1 0.9 0.6
Inspections
Number of Inspections 1 Number of licensing infractions found 9
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 1 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 1 Medication 0
Staffing 1 Program 0
Policies & procedures 0 Records & reporting 5
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 56.2% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 46.2% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 7.1% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) 1,091 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 28.0% 23.3%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 34.3% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 41.3% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 67.4% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 9.8% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 2.2 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 56.2% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.56 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 0.7% 10.4%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 4.7% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 1.6% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 65.0% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 47.6% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 0.3% 6.6%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Influenza Vaccination Coverage (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 80.6% 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 70.4% 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control

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