Chemainus Health Care Centre Quick Facts

December 2020

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Chemainus Health Care Centre Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Chemainus Health Care Centre
Health authority Vancouver Island Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 9909 Esplanade Street Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Chemainus V0R1K1 Accreditation expiry date April 2022
Phone number (250) 737-2040 Contact for complaints Manager
Operator (name) Vancouver Island Health Phone number of complaint contact (250) 737-2040 x42231
Opened 1994 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, French, Tagalog

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 No

Source: Facility

Beds1 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private beds (not publicly funded) 0
Publicly funded beds (short- and long-term) 75
Total beds 75
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 55
Semi-private rooms 10
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) 3.16 3.36
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.81 2.98
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.35 0.38
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $9.83 $9.40
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 2
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 0 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 2 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 87 84
Percent female 78.6% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 63.5% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 3.1% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) 870 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 35.0% 23.3%
Percent of residents totally dependent in activities of daily living 30.6% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 27.9% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 68.0% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 3.0% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 2.7 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 46.8% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.57 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 27.6% 10.4%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 0.0% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 1.7% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 64.0% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 16.7% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 8.5% 6.6%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Influenza Vaccination Coverage (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 97.2% 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 81.2% 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control