Chetwynd Hospital and Health Centre


5500 Hospital Road
Chetwynd BC V0C 1J0



Access to long-term care is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized long-term care, contact the Home Health office nearest you.


Northern Health

Building description
  • The Health Care Center is a single story building with ER, Acute and Residential Services.
  • Lab and DI services are available.
  • The building also houses Public Health, Home and Community Care, as well as Mental Health & Substance Use services.
Building amenities
  • The building has a multipurpose room for meetings and Video conference capabilities in 3 different rooms.
  • A common dining area exists for residences.
  • There is a healing garden in the fenced in yard to enjoy the warm weather.
Language, culture or religious affiliation

Persons living in a long-term care home are offered spiritual support through various religious and spiritual groups that come to the facility on a weekly rotation. Spiritual care may be provided through group meetings, one –to-one visits, sermons and music & song.

English, honoring diversity.

Philosophy of care

The Residents’ Bill of Rights serves as the foundation for all aspects of our care and operations. Northern Health and each of our staff members are committed to protecting individuals’ rights. As a team, we recognize that every resident is entitled to individualized, quality person-centered care.

Accreditation status

Northern Health is accredited. Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services health care organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada. For more information, visit Accreditation | Northern Health.

Type of accommodation

We have 7 publicly subsidized long-term care beds with all single occupancy. We also have acute care with 5 beds and a palliative room. ER with multiple examination rooms.


Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. This rate covers the standard benefits provided by all long-term care homes. These costs are available on request or in the Long Term Care Home Resident and Family Handbook.

There are typical additional costs not covered by the daily rate.

Personal belongings and furniture

Basic furniture provided includes a bed, night table, lamp and chair.

Special recreational opportunities

Chetwynd has an Adult Day Away program.

Motorized scooter policy

Residents can utilize electric scooters.

Pet policy

NH has a pet visitation policy. Pets may visit as long as immunizations are up to date, pet is well mannered, on a leash in common areas and family is responsible for cleaning up after pet.

Smoking policy

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

Safety/security features

Chetwynd Hospital and Health center is open 24 hrs, with camera surveillance and locked entrances at night.

Visitor information

Families and loved ones are partners in care and are encouraged to visit and participate in many of the day-to-day activities.  

During flu season (typically December-March) all visitors need to wear a mask in our facilities if they haven't had a flu shot.

Parking (resident/visitor)

Parking available along the building for residents and family.

Neighbourhood/community amenities

The Health Care Center is on Hospital Road about 1 km from the health clinic and pharmacy.