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December 2021

Facility Totem Lodge - Sechelt Hospital
Health authority Vancouver Coastal Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 5544 Sunshine Coast Highway Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Sechelt Accreditation expiry date not available
Phone number (604) 885-8602 Contact for complaints Resident Care Coordinator / Manager
Operator (Type) Vancouver Coastal Health (Health Authority) Phone number of complaint contact (604) 885-8602
Opened 1988 Personal spending account No
Councils Resident Council, Family Council Visitor parking (cost) Yes (no fee)
Meetings held Regular Schedule Average Wait Time From 8 to 309 days, with an average of 67 days
Current language(s) spoken by staff French, Tagalog

Source: Facility

Facility Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included No Other extra fees Personal Care fee for personal items
Telephone monthly service included Yes
Internet monthly service included Yes

Source: Facility

Beds 1 (March 31, 2021) Room Configuration 2 (March 31, 2021)
Private beds (not publicly funded) 0 Private rooms 3
Publicly funded beds (short- and long-term) 49 Semi-private rooms 3
Total beds 49 Multi-person rooms 10

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 3.36 3.44
Nursing care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.01 3.01
Registered Nurse (hours per resident per day) n/a 0.32
Licensed Practical Nurse (hours per resident per day) n/a 0.55
Care Aide (hours per resident per day) n/a 2.14
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.35 0.43
Food costs per resident per day (actual cost) 2 $8.32 $8.54
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 0 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 0 0 0.1
Abuse / neglect 0 0 0.5 Missing or wandering person 0 0 0.6
Fall with injury / Adverse event 1 2 5.8 Other injury 0 0 1.0
Food or other poisoning 0 0 0.1 Aggressive behaviour 2 4.1 3.5
Unexpected illness 0 0 12.3 Attempted suicide 0 0 0.1
Expected death 16 32.7 23.4 Other - clinical 0 0 0.5
Unexpected death 0 0 0.6 Other - service delivery 0 0 0.4
Inspections
Risk Rating Low Risk Score 3
Number of Inspections 3 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 84 84
Percent female 52.6% 63.6%
Percent 85 years or older 50.0% 54.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 7.3% 5.7%
Average length of stay (days) 590 900
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 28.7% 23.4%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 42.6% 32.4%
Percent of residents in a wheelchair 41.9% 52.1%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 55.0% 63.6%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment (includes severe dementia) 29.5% 28.4%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 7.8% 8.6%
Average index of social engagement 1.9 2.6
Percent of residents with low social engagement 69.8% 50.0%
Case mix index 0.58 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality Indicators (2020/21) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 0.8% 10.1%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 0.8% 28.4%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 0.8% 5.6%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 64.3% 50.5%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 31.3% 25.7%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 4.4% 6.5%
Percent of residents with falls in the last 30 days 10.6% 12.8%
Percent of residents with a worsened pressure ulcer 0.0% 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 53.3% 63.4%
Percent of residents vaccinated for COVID-19 92.2% 95.7%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control