Northern Health COVID-19 information

McBride and District Hospital

Address

1136 5th Avenue
McBride BC V0J 2E0
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
  • One story facility with 8 long-term care beds and a respite bed.
  • 3 acute care beds.
  • Additional overflow beds.
  • Emergency facility and medical clinic.
  • Separate building for public health, mental health and Home and community care services.
Building amenities
  • Dining room
  • Laundry facility
  • Lobby
  • Medical clinic waiting room
  • Pastoral Care room
  • Education room
Language, culture or religious affiliation

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

English, honouring 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 until 2022. 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

9 publicly subsidized beds.

Cost

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
  • Residential Recreation Therapy events.
  • Adult life skills program in Mental Health program.
Motorized scooter policy

Active use.

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. Pet Therapy approved.

Smoking policy

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

Safety/security features

Fire alarm, emergency management system.

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 lot available.

Neighbourhood/community amenities
  • On site pharmacy
  • Ladies Auxiliary
  • Pastoral Care Committee
  • Close proximity to grocery and a variety of stores
  • Elks Club