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December 2021

Facility Cormorant Island Health Centre
Health authority Vancouver Island Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act
Street address 49 School Road Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Alert Bay Accreditation expiry date April 2022
Phone number (250) 974-5585 Contact for complaints Clinical Nurse Leader
Operator (Type) Vancouver Island Health (Health Authority) Phone number of complaint contact (250) 974-5585 x66323
Opened 2000 Personal spending account Yes
Councils Resident & Family Council (combined) Visitor parking (cost) Yes (no fee)
Meetings held Scheduled as needed Average Wait Time suppressed
Current language(s) spoken by staff English, Kwak'wala

Source: Facility

Facility Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included No Other extra fees Personal services
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 10
Publicly funded beds (short- and long-term) 10 Semi-private rooms 0
Total beds 10 Multi-person rooms 0

Source: 1. Ministry of Health, 2. Facility

Contracted Services
Professional nursing services n/a Housekeeping services n/a
Non-regulated services (care aides) n/a Plant/building maintenance n/a
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 3.74 3.74
Nursing care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.07 3.07
Registered Nurse (hours per resident per day) n/a 0.00
Licensed Practical Nurse (hours per resident per day) n/a 2.22
Care Aide (hours per resident per day) n/a 0.85
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.67 0.67
Food costs per resident per day (actual cost) 2 $10.60 $11.93
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 0
Inspections
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 75 84
Percent female 45.2% 63.6%
Percent 85 years or older 35.7% 54.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 35.7% 5.7%
Average length of stay (days) suppressed 900
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 30.6% 23.4%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 36.1% 32.4%
Percent of residents in a wheelchair 58.3% 52.1%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 27.8% 63.6%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment (includes severe dementia) 5.6% 28.4%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 5.6% 8.6%
Average index of social engagement 4.5 2.6
Percent of residents with low social engagement 13.9% 50.0%
Case mix index 0.51 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality Indicators (2020/21) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 8.3% 10.1%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 8.3% 28.4%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 8.3% 5.6%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 55.6% 50.5%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 22.6% 25.7%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 2.9% 6.5%
Percent of residents with falls in the last 30 days 2.9% 12.8%
Percent of residents with a worsened pressure ulcer 3.3% 2.3%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Vaccination Coverage (2020/21) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 58.3% 88.5%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 56.3% 63.4%
Percent of residents vaccinated for COVID-19 100.0% 95.7%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control