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December 2021

Facility The Priory
Health authority Vancouver Island Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 567 Goldstream Ave. Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Langford Accreditation expiry date April 2022
Phone number (250) 370-5626 Contact for complaints Manager
Operator (Type) Vancouver Island Health (Health Authority) Phone number of complaint contact (250) 370-5790
Opened 1999 Personal spending account Yes
Councils Resident & Family Council (combined) Visitor parking (cost) Yes (fee charged)
Meetings held Regular Schedule Average Wait Time From 21 to 326 days, with an average of 157 days
Current language(s) spoken by staff English, Mandarin, Punjabi, Portuguese, Filipino, French

Source: Facility

Facility Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included No Other extra fees Drugs not otherwise covered, specialty services, some transportation
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 82
Publicly funded beds (short- and long-term) 150 Semi-private rooms 6
Total beds 150 Multi-person rooms 14

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 3.36
Nursing care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.08 3.08
Registered Nurse (hours per resident per day) n/a 0.26
Licensed Practical Nurse (hours per resident per day) n/a 0.45
Care Aide (hours per resident per day) n/a 2.37
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.29 0.29
Food costs per resident per day (actual cost) 2 $8.49 $8.78
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 2 Number substantiated licensing complaints 0
Incidents, 2020/21
Serious adverse events 6
Risk Rating Low Risk Score n/a
Number of Inspections 0 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 74.3% 63.6%
Percent 85 years or older 52.1% 54.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 4.4% 5.7%
Average length of stay (days) 809 900
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 36.8% 23.4%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 32.2% 32.4%
Percent of residents in a wheelchair 49.0% 52.1%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 81.2% 63.6%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment (includes severe dementia) 40.0% 28.4%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 9.5% 8.6%
Average index of social engagement 3 2.6
Percent of residents with low social engagement 42.7% 50.0%
Case mix index 0.57 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality Indicators (2020/21) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 0.2% 10.1%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 67.6% 28.4%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 22.2% 5.6%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 65.4% 50.5%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 30.0% 25.7%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 1.2% 6.5%
Percent of residents with falls in the last 30 days 12.4% 12.8%
Percent of residents with a worsened pressure ulcer 2.5% 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 74.2% 63.4%
Percent of residents vaccinated for COVID-19 95.9% 95.7%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control