Victoria Chinatown Care Centre Quick Facts

December 2020

Office of the Seniors Advocate British Columbia

Victoria Chinatown Care Centre Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Victoria Chinatown Care Centre
Health authority Vancouver Island Health Regulation/Legislation Community Care & Assisted Living Act
Street address 555 Herald Street Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Victoria V8W1S5 Accreditation expiry date March 2021
Phone number (250) 381-4322 Contact for complaints Administrator / Director of Care
Operator (name) Victoria Chinatown Care Society Phone number of complaint contact (250) 381-4322
Opened 1982 Personal spending account Yes
Councils Resident & Family Council (combined) Visitor parking (cost) No
Meetings held Regular Schedule    
Current language(s) spoken by staff English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog

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) 31
Total beds 31
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 29
Semi-private rooms 1
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 Yes
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) 3.22 3.22
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.18 3.18
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.04 0.04
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $7.89 $8.13
Facility per diem rate $230.18 $241.36

Source: Health Authority

Licensing (2019/20)
Complaints, 2019/20
Number of licensing complaints 0 Number substantiated licensing complaints 0
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 2 6.5 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 11 35.5 20.5 Attempted suicide 0 0.0 0.1
Expected death 4 12.9 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 7
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 2 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 1 Medication 0
Staffing 1 Program 0
Policies & procedures 0 Records & reporting 3
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 85 84
Percent female 62.6% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 68.7% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 3.1% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) suppressed 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 23.0% 23.3%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 31.0% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 18.3% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 69.8% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 4.0% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 2.8 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 46.8% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.54 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 0.8% 10.4%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 69.0% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 16.7% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 49.2% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 14.1% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 0.0% 6.6%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Influenza Vaccination Coverage (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 100.0% 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 68.3% 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control