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December 2021

Facility George Pearson Centre
Health authority Vancouver Coastal Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 700 West 57th Ave. Accreditation status Not Accredited
City/postal code Vancouver Accreditation expiry date not applicable
Phone number (604) 321-3231 Contact for complaints Manager
Operator (Type) Vancouver Coastal Health (Health Authority) Phone number of complaint contact (604) 322-8308
Opened 1952 Personal spending account Yes
Councils Resident Council Visitor parking (cost) Yes (no fee)
Meetings held Regular Schedule Average Wait Time From 6 to 171 days, with an average of 40 days
Current language(s) spoken by staff English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi, Tagalog, French, Punjabi, Persian, Polish

Source: Facility

Facility Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included Yes Other extra fees n/a
Telephone monthly service included No
Internet monthly service included No

Source: Facility

Beds 1 (March 31, 2021) Room Configuration 2 (March 31, 2021)
Private beds (not publicly funded) 0 Private rooms 56
Publicly funded beds (short- and long-term) 114 Semi-private rooms 15
Total beds 114 Multi-person rooms 7

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 2019/20 2020/21
Total direct care hours (hours per resident per day) 1 5.50 5.46
Nursing care hours (hours per resident per day) 4.87 4.87
Registered Nurse (hours per resident per day) n/a 1.38
Licensed Practical Nurse (hours per resident per day) n/a 1.12
Care Aide (hours per resident per day) n/a 2.37
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.63 0.58
Food costs per resident per day (actual cost) 2 $11.69 $12.51
Facility per diem rate2 n/a n/a

Source: 1. Ministry of Health, 2. Health Authority

Licensing (2020/21)
Complaints, 2020/21
Number of licensing complaints 1 Number substantiated licensing complaints 0
Incidents, 2020/21 Total
Number
Per 100 beds Total
Number
Per 100 beds
Facility B.C. Facility B.C.
Disease outbreak or occurrence 0 0 0.8 Medication error with adverse event 6 5.3 0.1
Abuse / neglect 1 0.9 0.5 Missing or wandering person 2 1.8 0.6
Fall with injury / Adverse event 5 4.4 5.8 Other injury 5 4.4 1.0
Food or other poisoning 2 1.8 0.1 Aggressive behaviour 21 18.4 3.5
Unexpected illness 38 33.3 12.3 Attempted suicide 0 0 0.1
Expected death 11 9.6 23.4 Other - clinical 2 1.8 0.5
Unexpected death 2 1.8 0.6 Other - service delivery 10 8.8 0.4
Inspections
Risk Rating n/a Risk Score n/a
Number of Inspections 12 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 (2020/21) Facility B.C.
Average age of population 59 84
Percent female 22.6% 63.6%
Percent 85 years or older 2.0% 54.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 65.4% 5.7%
Average length of stay (days) 2,804 900
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 9.2% 23.4%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 57.6% 32.4%
Percent of residents in a wheelchair 88.1% 52.1%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 3.7% 63.6%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment (includes severe dementia) 26.3% 28.4%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 1.7% 8.6%
Average index of social engagement 2.9 2.6
Percent of residents with low social engagement 35.0% 50.0%
Case mix index 0.88 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality Indicators (2020/21) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 35.7% 10.1%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 49.6% 28.4%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 24.8% 5.6%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 50.4% 50.5%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 29.9% 25.7%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 28.8% 6.5%
Percent of residents with falls in the last 30 days 1.3% 12.8%
Percent of residents with a worsened pressure ulcer 8.6% 2.3%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Vaccination Coverage (2020/21) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza n/a 88.5%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 71.1% 63.4%
Percent of residents vaccinated for COVID-19 93.0% 95.7%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control