Evergreen Extended Care - Powell River Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Evergreen Extended Care - Powell River Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Evergreen Extended Care - Powell River Hospital
Health authority Vancouver Coastal Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 4970 Joyce Ave. Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Powell River V8A5P2 Accreditation expiry date September 2020
Phone number (604) 485-2208 Contact for complaints Manager / Residential Care Coordinator
Operator (name) Vancouver Coastal Health Phone number of complaint contact (604) 485-3237
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, Dutch, Russian, Italian, Filipino, French

Source: Facility

Facility Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included No Other extra fees Personal Care fee for personal items
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) 75
Total beds 75
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 6
Semi-private rooms 4
Multi-person rooms 15

Source: 1. Ministry of Health, 2. Facility

Contracted Services
Professional nursing services No Housekeeping services Yes
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) 2.98 3.36
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.75 2.93
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.23 0.43
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $8.52 $8.75
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 0 0.0 0.6 Medication error with adverse event 3 4.0 0.2
Abuse / neglect 0 0.0 0.8 Missing or wandering person 3 4.0 1.3
Fall with injury / Adverse event 1 1.3 8.9 Other injury 1 1.3 1.6
Food or other poisoning 0 0.0 0.0 Aggressive behaviour 48 64.0 4.0
Unexpected illness 6 8.0 20.5 Attempted suicide 0 0.0 0.1
Expected death 16 21.3 26.2 Other - clinical 2 2.7 0.7
Unexpected death 0 0.0 0.6 Other - service delivery 0 0.0 0.6
Inspections
Number of Inspections 2 Number of licensing infractions found 8
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 1 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 0 Medication 2
Staffing 1 Program 0
Policies & procedures 0 Records & reporting 0
Care & supervision 1 Resident Bill of Rights 2
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 59.9% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 57.6% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 4.9% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) 664 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 13.8% 23.3%
Percent of residents totally dependent in activities of daily living 42.5% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 35.8% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 58.8% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 6.7% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 1.9 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 67.1% 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 0.8% 10.4%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 0.0% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 0.0% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 55.4% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 37.8% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 33.8% 6.6%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Influenza Vaccination Coverage (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza n/a 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 44.9% 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control