2520 Harrison Avenue
Masset BC V0T 1M0
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.
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Long-term care ward, 4 private rooms and 1 respite bed, 5 stretcher emergency on a 24/7 basis, 4 acute care/inpatient beds and Medical Clinic on-site.
Community Services on-site (Physiotherapy, Mental Health Counselling, Social work, Public Health; Child Development, Speech Language Pathology)
There is a common room/ visiting area with a television, piano, and large dining table. The front of the lounge area is wall-to-wall glass windows with a view of Masset Inlet.
English, honouring diversity. The facility and services does reside on the territory of the Haida Nation.
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.
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.
We have 5 publicly subsidized beds consisting of 4 private rooms with a single bed and private bathroom, and 1 private room with a shared bathroom.
Residents pay up to 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, such as food and accommodation. 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.
Basic furniture is provided includes a bed, night table, wardrobe or dresser, lamp, and flat-screen television. Residents can bring in additional small furniture items such as a chair, bookshelf/TV stand. Residents are encouraged to personalize their room by decorating it with pictures and things of importance.
In-house recreational activities are organized by the Care Team. This includes supporting residents to take part in community events when appropriate.
Scooters and electric wheelchairs may be used by clients.
NH has a pet visitation policy. Pets may visit as long as immunizations are up to date and provided, pet is well mannered, on a leash in common areas and resident/family/visitor with pet are responsible for cleaning up after pet.
All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.
The facility is staffed 24 hrs / 7 days by nursing staff. After hours security system alarms all doors of building perimeter.
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.
Adequate public parking is provided on site.
The facility is within 2 kilometers of all amenities – library, shopping , Post Office, banking.