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December 2021

Facility Westhaven
Health authority Vancouver Island Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 3949 Pt. Alberni Hwy Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Port Alberni Accreditation expiry date April 2022
Phone number (250) 724-8875 Contact for complaints Clinical Nurse Lead / Manager
Operator (Type) Vancouver Island Health (Health Authority) Phone number of complaint contact (250) 724-8875 / (250) 947-8230 x39068
Opened 2001 Personal spending account Yes
Councils n/a Visitor parking (cost) Yes (no fee)
Meetings held n/a Average Wait Time From 6 to 95 days, with an average of 59 days
Current language(s) spoken by staff English, Punjabi, German

Source: Facility

Facility Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included No Other extra fees initial clothing labelling fee, then free after that
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 32
Publicly funded beds (short- and long-term) 32 Semi-private rooms 0
Total beds 32 Multi-person rooms 0

Source: 1. Ministry of Health, 2. Facility

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

Source: Facility

Funding 2019/20 2020/21
Total direct care hours (hours per resident per day) 1 3.42 3.42
Nursing care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.13 3.13
Registered Nurse (hours per resident per day) n/a 0.38
Licensed Practical Nurse (hours per resident per day) n/a 0.74
Care Aide (hours per resident per day) n/a 2.02
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.29 0.29
Food costs per resident per day (actual cost) 2 $13.57 $14.14
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
Serious adverse events 4
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 80 84
Percent female 58.3% 63.6%
Percent 85 years or older 35.0% 54.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 5.0% 5.7%
Average length of stay (days) 786 900
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 24.5% 23.4%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 33.7% 32.4%
Percent of residents in a wheelchair 26.5% 52.1%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 52.0% 63.6%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment (includes severe dementia) 37.8% 28.4%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 11.2% 8.6%
Average index of social engagement 3 2.6
Percent of residents with low social engagement 43.9% 50.0%
Case mix index 0.55 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality Indicators (2020/21) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 1.0% 10.1%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 9.2% 28.4%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 1.0% 5.6%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 69.4% 50.5%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 30.1% 25.7%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 0.0% 6.5%
Percent of residents with falls in the last 30 days 18.2% 12.8%
Percent of residents with a worsened pressure ulcer 7.1% 2.3%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Vaccination Coverage (2020/21) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 80.0% 88.5%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 49.0% 63.4%
Percent of residents vaccinated for COVID-19 80.0% 95.7%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control

Link to web page
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