Cormorant Island Health Centre Quick Facts

December 2020

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Cormorant Island Health Centre Quick Facts

December 2020

Residential care survey results for facilities with fewer than 10 respondents are not accessible.
Facility Cormorant Island Health Centre
Health authority Vancouver Island Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 49 School Road Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Alert Bay V0N1A0 Accreditation expiry date April 2022
Phone number (250) 974-5585 Contact for complaints Clinical Nurse Leader
Operator (name) Vancouver Island Health Phone number of complaint contact (250) 974-5585 x66323
Opened 2000 Personal spending account Yes
Councils Resident & Family Council (combined) Visitor parking (cost) Yes (no fee)
Meetings held Scheduled as needed    
Current language(s) spoken by staff English, Kwak'wala

Source: Facility

Facility Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included No Other extra fees Personal services
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 10
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) 3.70 3.74
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.03 3.07
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.67 0.67
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $11.26 $10.60
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 0
Inspections
Number of Inspections 1 Number of licensing infractions found 6
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 0 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 1 Medication 0
Staffing 2 Program 0
Policies & procedures 0 Records & reporting 1
Care & supervision 2 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 79 84
Percent female 47.6% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 52.4% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 26.2% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) suppressed 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 21.1% 23.3%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 36.8% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 13.2% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 50.0% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 7.9% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 3.8 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 31.6% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.52 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 50.0% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 20.7% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 3.0% 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 87.5% 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control