Minto House - Arrow Lakes Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Minto House - Arrow Lakes Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Minto House - Arrow Lakes Hospital
Health authority Interior Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 97 1st Avenue NE Accreditation status Unknown
City/postal code Nakusp V0G1R0 Accreditation expiry date not available
Phone number (250) 265-5233 Contact for complaints Patient Care Coordinator
Operator (name) Interior Health Phone number of complaint contact (250) 265-4317
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, French

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 Yes

Source: Facility

Beds1 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private beds (not publicly funded) 0
Publicly funded beds (short- and long-term) 16
Total beds 16
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 15
Semi-private rooms 0
Multi-person rooms 0

Source: 1. Ministry of Health, 2. Facility

Contracted Services
Professional nursing services n/a Housekeeping services n/a
Non-regulated services (care aides) n/a Plant/building maintenance n/a
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) 3.46 3.46
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.95 2.95
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.51 0.51
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $8.35 $9.12
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 n/a
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 1 6.3 8.9 Other injury 0 0.0 1.6
Food or other poisoning 0 0.0 0.0 Aggressive behaviour 1 6.3 4.0
Unexpected illness 0 0.0 20.5 Attempted suicide 0 0.0 0.1
Expected death 10 62.5 26.2 Other - clinical 0 0.0 0.7
Unexpected death 0 0.0 0.6 Other - service delivery 0 0.0 0.6
Inspections
Number of Inspections 0 Number of licensing infractions found 0
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 0 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 0 Medication 0
Staffing 0 Program 0
Policies & procedures 0 Records & reporting 0
Care & supervision 0 Resident Bill of Rights 0
Hygiene & communicable disease control 0 Other 0

Source: Health Authority

Resident Profile (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Average age of population 81 84
Percent female 65.6% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 42.2% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 6.3% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) suppressed 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 23.5% 23.3%
Percent of residents totally dependent in activities of daily living 45.1% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 29.4% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 58.8% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 9.8% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 3.3 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 35.3% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.62 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 17.6% 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 49.0% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 34.1% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 0.0% 6.6%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Influenza Vaccination Coverage (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza suppressed 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 32.9% 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control