Tweedsmuir House


53 9th Avenue
Burns Lake BC V0J 1E0



Access to subsidized assisted living units is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized units, contact the Home Health office nearest you. Please do not contact the Operator directly regarding subsidized units.


Lakes District Senior Citizen Housing Association

Building description

Single story 17 unit assisted living facility.

Building amenities

Dining Room, Laundry, Tennant Lounge

Language, culture or religious affiliation

English, honouring diversity.

Philosophy of care

Promote independence with supports.

Accreditation status

Residence is not accredited.

Type of accommodation

17 publicly subsidized assisted living units - 16 one-bedroom and 1 two bedroom units, with full kitchen and laundry hook-ups.


The monthly charge for publicly subsidized Assisted Living is based on income. Residents pay 70% of their after-tax income, up to a maximum amount. The monthly fee covers rental accommodation, hospitality services, personal care and on-site emergency response system. Hydro is subsidized; residents pay only $18.00 per month.

Persons receiving disability benefits from the Ministry of Housing and Social Development pay a fixed rate.

Items not included as a part of the monthly fee include: Telephone, personal laundry, household and toiletry supplies, medications, personal care products and insurance. The cable charge is $21.00 per month.

Special recreational opportunities

Monthly Recreational Calendar

Motorized scooter policy

Scooter storage space is provided

Pet policy

No pets allowed.

Smoking policy

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/security features
  • Outside doors secured between the hours of 6 pm and 9 am.
  • Night staff on site from 11 pm to 7 am.
Parking (resident/visitor)

Limited parking available

Neighbourhood/community amenities
  • One block to medical/dental clinic.
  • One block to Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre.
  • Seniors transportation bus available Tuesdays and Thursdays.