Dunrovin Park Lodge

Address

900 St. Laurent Avenue
Quesnel BC V2J 3S3
Canada

Phone

Access

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.

Operator

Northern Health

Website

This facility does not have a website.

Building Description
  • Recently expanded and renovated 2 story facility with 117 beds.
  • Located in a residential area of North Quesnel.
  • Within 4 blocks of the downtown core and minutes from the hospital and other healthcare services.
Building Amenities
  • Facility amenities include lounge and dining areas.
  • Physio gym.
  • Hair salon.
  • 2 laundry rooms for family and/or resident use.
  • Adult day program area with seating and cooking capability (can be booked for special occasions).
Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation

English, honouring diversity.

Philosophy of Care

The philosophy of Dunrovin Park Lodge is a person centered model of care. This philosophy values a resident’s emotions, intellect and life experiences as well as their physical condition, and strives to preserve dignity and promote social experience.

Accreditation Status

Northern Health is accredited until 2018. Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services healthcare organizations provide their patients and clients based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.

Type of Accommodation
  • 117 publicly subsidized beds
  • Comprised of 3 complex care units
  • Special care unit for clients with dementia
  • Hospice unit
Cost

Residents pay 80% of their after tax income, with minimum and maximum rates set by the Ministry of Health Services. The monthly rate covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Personal Belongings and Furniture

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

Special Recreational Opportunities
  • A variety of recreation programs and services promoting a healthy life style.
  • Programs include seasonal celebrations, arts and crafts, weekly musical entertainment and outings (in the Dunrovin Park Lodge bus) to community events.
  • A resident’s social needs are assessed and they are invited to participate in programs most suited to their level of interest and ability.
Motorized Scooter Policy

All residents are assessed for their ability to safely use motorized wheelchairs/scooters within the facility by the Physiotherapist.

Pet Policy

Animals and pets are permitted in the facility in designated areas as part of the facilities Pet Visiting Policy, which recognizes the therapeutic value of pets in a residential setting.

Smoking Policy

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

Safety/Security Features
  • Dunrovin has a monitored security system in place for the safety of residents.
  • All exits and entrances are secured with coded keypads; the main entrance is locked between the hours of 8 pm and 6 am daily.
  • Victim Services and Community Policing sponsors a ‘Wandering Registry Program’ for those residents at high risk of elopement, in partnership with the facility.
Parking (Resident/Visitor)

Parking is available in the parking lot on St. Laurent for visitors.

Neighbourhood/Community Amenities
  • The River Walk Trail, a 5 km loop maintained year round by the City of Quesnel, is accessible from the facility (which overlooks Lebourdais Park).
  • The down town core is located 4 blocks West of Dunrovin and consists of specialty shops, banks, pharmacies a library and restaurants.