The Meadows

Address

1180 Alberta Street
Smithers BC V0J 2N0
Canada

Phone

Access

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.

Information on private pay units is available through the Office of the Assisted Living Registrar.

Operator

Smithers Community Services Association.

Building description

One storey development with 14 suites in two wings.

Building amenities

Common area (lounge), living room, dining room, in-house salon, laundry room, patio and walking path.

Language, culture or religious affiliation

English, honouring diversity.

Philosophy of care

Choice, privacy, independence, individuality, dignity and respect.

Accreditation status

Smithers Community Services Association is accredited through Council on Accreditation.

Type of accommodation
  • 14 publicly subsidized assisted living units - one bedroom suites
  • 2 units handicapped designation.
Cost

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 $15.00 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, cable, personal laundry, household and toiletry supplies, medications, personal care products and insurance.

Special recreational opportunities

Exercise, bingo, game nights (board games), recreational games (beanbag toss etc), musical entertainment and outside summer games.

Motorized scooter policy

Only ones in use due to limited storage space.

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
  • Locked entrance
  • Lifeline response system
Parking (resident/visitor)

Parking is available.

Neighbourhood/community amenities
  • Community service bus to door
  • 3 blocks from grocery and pharmacy