Mountainview Lodge - Kitimat General Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Mountainview Lodge - Kitimat General Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Mountainview Lodge - Kitimat General Hospital
Health authority Northern Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 920 Lahakas Blvd. S Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Kitimat V8C2S3 Accreditation expiry date June 2022
Phone number (250) 632-8357 Contact for complaints Sarah Pelow - Site Coordinator
Operator (name) Northern Health Phone number of complaint contact (250) 632-8337
Opened 2002 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, Portuguese, Tagalog, Punjabi

Source: Facility

Facility Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included No Other extra fees Clothing labelling fee
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) 36
Total beds 36
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 32
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 No

Source: Facility

Funding 2018/19 2019/20
Total direct care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.45 3.36
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.02 3.21
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.43 0.14
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $13.13 $12.63
Facility per diem rate n/a n/a

Source: Health Authority

Licensing (2019/20)
Complaints, 2019/20
Number of licensing complaints n/a 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 1 2.8 1.3
Fall with injury / Adverse event 4 11.1 8.9 Other injury 1 2.8 1.6
Food or other poisoning 0 0.0 0.0 Aggressive behaviour 0 0.0 4.0
Unexpected illness 3 8.3 20.5 Attempted suicide 0 0.0 0.1
Expected death 6 16.7 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 1 Number of licensing infractions found 6
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 0 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 4 Medication 0
Staffing 0 Program 0
Policies & procedures 0 Records & reporting 2
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 82 84
Percent female 72.5% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 47.9% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 6.3% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) n/a 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 32.8% 23.3%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 51.6% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 41.0% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 55.7% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 4.9% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 2.3 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 59.8% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.58 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 0.0% 10.4%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 6.6% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 1.6% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 51.6% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 31.7% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 16.8% 6.6%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Influenza Vaccination Coverage (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 79.4% 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 78.0% 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control