Lady Minto Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Lady Minto Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Lady Minto Hospital
Health authority Vancouver Island Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 135 Crofton Rd Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Salt Spring Island V8K1T1 Accreditation expiry date April 2022
Phone number (250) 538-4804 Contact for complaints Patient Care Quality Office
Operator (name) Vancouver Island Health Phone number of complaint contact 1 (877) 977-5797
Opened 1957 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 Spanish, French, German, English, American Sign Language (ASL)

Source: Facility

Facility Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included Yes Other extra fees n/a
Telephone monthly service included Yes
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) 29
Total beds 29
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 1
Semi-private rooms 4
Multi-person rooms 5

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) 3.06 3.41
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.71 3.06
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.35 0.35
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $8.41 $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
Serious adverse events 2
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 87 84
Percent female 78.1% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 69.5% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 4.7% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) 522 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 6.8% 23.3%
Percent of residents totally dependent in activities of daily living 34.2% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 46.2% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 35.0% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 6.8% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 1.5 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 74.4% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.60 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 6.0% 10.4%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 11.1% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 0.9% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 35.9% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 16.0% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 17.2% 6.6%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Influenza Vaccination Coverage (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 82.8% 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza n/a 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control