Ridgewood Lodge - Princeton General Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Ridgewood Lodge - Princeton General Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Ridgewood Lodge - Princeton General Hospital
Health authority Interior Health Regulation/Legislation Community Care & Assisted Living Act
Street address 98 Ridgewood Drive Accreditation status Unknown
City/postal code Princeton V0X1W0 Accreditation expiry date not available
Phone number (250) 295-3211 Contact for complaints Assistant Manager / Administrator
Operator (name) Interior Health Phone number of complaint contact (250) 295-4460
Opened 1980 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

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) 37
Total beds 37
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 33
Semi-private rooms 2
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) 3.25 3.36
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.85 2.96
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.40 0.40
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $8.94 $9.41
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 2 5.4 0.6 Medication error with adverse event 1 2.7 0.2
Abuse / neglect 2 5.4 0.8 Missing or wandering person 2 5.4 1.3
Fall with injury / Adverse event 1 2.7 8.9 Other injury 2 5.4 1.6
Food or other poisoning 0 0.0 0.0 Aggressive behaviour 3 8.1 4.0
Unexpected illness 18 48.6 20.5 Attempted suicide 0 0.0 0.1
Expected death 16 43.2 26.2 Other - clinical 0 0.0 0.7
Unexpected death 2 5.4 0.6 Other - service delivery 1 2.7 0.6
Inspections
Number of Inspections 1 Number of licensing infractions found 6
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 1 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 0 Medication 0
Staffing 1 Program 0
Policies & procedures 0 Records & reporting 0
Care & supervision 2 Resident Bill of Rights 1
Hygiene & communicable disease control 1 Other 0

Source: Health Authority

Resident Profile (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Average age of population 84 84
Percent female 60.0% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 52.1% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 1.2% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) 397 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 27.0% 23.3%
Percent of residents totally dependent in activities of daily living 27.0% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 21.7% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 68.7% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 6.1% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 3.1 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 33.9% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.55 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 22.6% 10.4%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 4.3% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 8.7% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 37.4% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 14.7% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 18.6% 6.6%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Influenza Vaccination Coverage (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 83.8% 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 71.9% 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control