Wrinch Memorial Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Wrinch Memorial Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Wrinch Memorial Hospital
Health authority Northern Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 2510 West Hwy 62 Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Hazelton V0J1Y0 Accreditation expiry date June 2022
Phone number (250) 842-5211 Contact for complaints Health Services Administrator
Operator (name) Northern Health Phone number of complaint contact (250) 842-4641
Opened 1977 Personal spending account No
Councils n/a Visitor parking (cost) Yes (no fee)
Meetings held n/a    
Current language(s) spoken by staff English, Gitxsan

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) 10
Total beds 10
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 1
Semi-private rooms 5
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 Yes

Source: Facility

Funding 2018/19 2019/20
Total direct care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.39 3.36
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.39 3.36
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.00 0.00
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $10.61 $12.00
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 0 0.0 1.3
Fall with injury / Adverse event 0 0.0 8.9 Other injury 0 0.0 1.6
Food or other poisoning 0 0.0 0.0 Aggressive behaviour 0 0.0 4.0
Unexpected illness 0 0.0 20.5 Attempted suicide 0 0.0 0.1
Expected death 0 0.0 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 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 84 84
Percent female 26.3% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 26.3% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 0.0% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) n/a 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 27.6% 23.3%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 6.9% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 17.2% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 62.1% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 24.1% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 3.7 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 24.1% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.51 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 0.0% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 0.0% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 48.3% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 27.3% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 3.7% 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 n/a 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control