Rotary Manor

Address

1121 90th Avenue
Dawson Creek BC V1G 5A3
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 Rotary Manor Complex consists of two buildings, the main area (opened in 2002) and the three story tower (opened in 2009) and joined by a glassed walkway.
  • All areas are bright with lots of natural sunlight and pleasant décor.
Building amenities
  • Each neighbourhood in the tower has dining facilities, and the main area has a larger dining area for the residents.
  • The hair dressing salon is open two days a week for resident’s appointments.
  • Personal laundry is currently taken care of off site.
  • We have a comfortable interfaith room where family members and resident can meet and relax.
  • The store is open 3 days a week from 11 am to 4 pm - This service is provided by a community partner.
Language, culture or religious affiliation

Residents are offered spiritual support through a variety of religious and spiritual groups. Spiritual care is 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
  • 115 publicly subsidized beds
  • We have 111 private rooms (24 of which are included in our dementia care units)
  • Each room has a bathroom for privacy
  • 2 private rooms for respite care
  • 2 private rooms for community palliative needs
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, chair and wardrobe.
  • Residents are encouraged to bring in some of their personal belongings, to make the environment a reflection of who they are.
Special recreational opportunities
  • We have an active recreation department with various activities planned during the day, as well as groups who come in, both in the daytime and during the evening, for example school children for the Grand Buddy program, singers and musicians, church groups etc.
  • A monthly calendar is created and available to keep families and residents informed of the planned outings.
  • We  pursue activities outside the facility such as at major events (Air Show, Rodeo, theatre), and programs such as swimming, Senior’s Tea, bowling etc.
  • We try to attend as many community programs as time permits.
  • The Adult Day Away Program integrates some of their activities with the facility recreation program.
  • The residents have use of a wheelchair accessible bus for planned outings.
Motorized scooter policy

In progress; currently we have several residents with motorized wheelchairs and a couple with motorized scooters. The residents are responsible for the upkeep of the equipment.

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. We have resident cats in each neighbourhood. Site specific policy is in place. Pet committees meet regularly.

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 doors are locked at 9 pm, and video cameras are set up in specific areas for safety.
  • The outer areas are well lit to promote safety for all.
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)

We have two large parking areas. Families and visitors are asked to park in the front parking lot outside the main entrance.

Neighbourhood/community amenities
  • Dawson Creek is a town of approx. 10,000 people, with a shopping mall, Wal-Mart, Canadian Tire, plus several small unique shops in the downtown core.
  • We have a variety of grocery stores, schools, parks and a walking path that winds throughout the city.
  • The Dawson Creek and District Hospital is only 5 to 10 minutes away.