Rainbow Lodge

Address

1000 Liard Dr
Prince George BC V2M 3Z3
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 storey building that houses 18 residents in single occupancy rooms, each room has its own washroom.

Building amenities
  • There is a common dining and shared lounge.
  • Housekeeping and laundry services are provided on site.
  • There is a tub room and a shower stall.
  • Large fenced patio areas complete with gardens for the enjoyment of residents/family.
  • Offers a very homelike experience.
  • There is a weekly tuck-shop on wheels that accommodates the resident’s cravings.
  • Cable and phone services are available and are the responsibility of the resident or family.
Language, culture or religious affiliation

Persons living in a long-term care home are offered spiritual support through various religious and spiritual groups that come to the home. 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

18 publicly subsidized single occupancy 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 and night table. There is a closet in each room. Residents can bring in additional small furniture items such as a chair, bookshelf/TV stand but need pre-approval from the Care Coordinator.
Special recreational opportunities
  • Recreation Therapy is provided on site, and provides activities such as hymn-sing, school visits with the elderly, choral groups.
  • Seasonal celebrations such as Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Halloween, and Christmas is shared with all residents on site.
  • There are activities off site as well, such as going to the mall, looking at Christmas lights, garden tours, etc.
Motorized scooter policy

Basic, non-customized wheelchairs are provided. Walkers, canes, and any specialized or customized equipment are not provided therefore the cost is the responsibility of the resident. All power mobility equipment, including scooters and power wheelchairs, is assessed on an individual basis. The equipment is inspected on admission and a resident may be required to pass a power mobility driving test.

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.

Smoking policy

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

Safety/security features
  • The main entrance to the facility is locked at all times.
  • To exit the building a code is entered on the keypad adjacent to the front doors - This assists in providing a secure and safe environment for the residents.
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 is available on site and street side.

Neighbourhood/community amenities