Houston Health Care Centre | Northern Health

Houston Health Care Centre

Address

3202 14th Ave
Houston BC V0J 1Z0
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

The Houston Health Centre offers a variety of services to the community that include urgent care, outpatient and long term care services in one convenient location.

Building Amenities

Common areas include a home like kitchen, lovely solarium and outside walking loop, laundry and on-site food preparation.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation

English, honouring diversity.

Philosophy of Care

The long term care staff follows the Eden Philosophy that promotes independence, choice, respect and a loving, caring environment when caring for our elders.

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
  • 6 publicly subsidized beds
  • 4 permanent complex care
  • 2 short stay beds that will include palliative, respite and convalescent care.
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 and chair.

Special Recreational Opportunities

Numerous on-site recreational activities are provided with volunteers assisting to provide variety.

Motorized Scooter Policy

Maybe limited due to size of facility.

Pet Policy

NH has a pet visitation policy; pet visitations provided. No personal pets, but there is a resident cat at this time.

Smoking Policy

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

Safety/Security Features

All entries and exits are secured to provide a safe environment.

Parking (Resident/Visitor)

Ample visitor parking available.

Neighbourhood/Community Amenities

The solarium, backing onto Jamie Baxter Park, offers lovely mountain views.