St. Vincent's - Langara Quick Facts

December 2020

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St. Vincent's - Langara Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility St. Vincent's - Langara
Health authority Vancouver Coastal Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 255 W 62nd Ave Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Vancouver V5X4V4 Accreditation expiry date November 2021
Phone number (604) 325-4116 Contact for complaints Resident Care Manager
Operator (name) Providence Health Care Society Phone number of complaint contact (604) 806-9755
Opened 1991 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, Hindi, Croatian, French, Punjabi, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese, Cantonese, Tagalog, Vietnamese

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) 24
Publicly funded beds (short- and long-term) 197
Total beds 221
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 17
Semi-private rooms 8
Multi-person rooms 41

Source: 1. Ministry of Health, 2. Facility

Contracted Services
Professional nursing services No Housekeeping services Yes
Non-regulated services (care aides) No Plant/building maintenance No
Food services provided by Outside Contractor Food prepared and cooked on site Yes

Source: Facility

Funding 2018/19 2019/20
Total direct care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.21 3.36
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.89 3.00
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.32 0.36
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $8.74 $8.99
Facility per diem rate n/a $235.09

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 3 1.4 0.2
Abuse / neglect 0 0.0 0.8 Missing or wandering person 0 0.0 1.3
Fall with injury / Adverse event 17 7.7 8.9 Other injury 0 0.0 1.6
Food or other poisoning 0 0.0 0.0 Aggressive behaviour 1 0.5 4.0
Unexpected illness 51 23.1 20.5 Attempted suicide 1 0.5 0.1
Expected death 65 29.4 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 3 Number of licensing infractions found 1
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 0 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 0 Medication 1
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 85 84
Percent female 74.5% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 58.0% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 5.3% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) 830 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 19.1% 23.3%
Percent of residents totally dependent in activities of daily living 38.0% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 36.2% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 57.4% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 4.2% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 2.4 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 57.7% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.61 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 11.3% 10.4%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 8.0% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 6.1% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 28.6% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 17.8% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 4.1% 6.6%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Influenza Vaccination Coverage (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 95.5% 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 79.5% 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control