Aberdeen Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Aberdeen Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Aberdeen Hospital
Health authority Vancouver Island Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 1450 Hillside Ave. Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Victoria V8T2B7 Accreditation expiry date April 2022
Phone number (250) 370-5648 Contact for complaints Manager
Operator (name) Vancouver Island Health Phone number of complaint contact (250) 370-5678
Opened 1982 Personal spending account Yes
Councils Resident & Family Council (combined) Visitor parking (cost) Yes (fee charged)
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) 100
Total beds 100
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 19
Semi-private rooms 4
Multi-person rooms 25

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 Operator & 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) 4.74 4.74
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 4.36 4.36
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.38 0.38
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $8.16 $8.91
Facility per diem rate n/a n/a

Source: Health Authority

Licensing (2019/20)
Complaints, 2019/20
Number of licensing complaints 5 Number substantiated licensing complaints 0
Incidents, 2019/20
Serious adverse events 1
Inspections
Number of Inspections 1 Number of licensing infractions found 5
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 0 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 2 Medication 0
Staffing 1 Program 0
Policies & procedures 0 Records & reporting 1
Care & supervision 1 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 69 84
Percent female 51.4% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 19.9% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 38.6% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) 1,326 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 33.7% 23.3%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 43.4% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 15.8% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 10.7% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 1.5% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 3.9 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 26.5% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.75 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 17.3% 10.4%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 55.6% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 29.1% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 55.1% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 24.6% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 4.9% 6.6%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Influenza Vaccination Coverage (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 92.8% 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 75.6% 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control