Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have private rooms?
All rooms at Dwelling Place are single occupancy private rooms.
Are the rooms furnished?
We offer the client a choice. We supply a hospital type bed and a dresser and bedside tables but you may bring your favourite dresser, chair, etc.
Are meals included?
Yes. All three meals plus snacks in between are included. We have a 28-day menu cycle developed by a Registered Dietitian. Special dietary requirements are gladly provided.
Am I allowed a refrigerator in my room?
No. As a licensed facility, all food items must be prepared, stored and served from the inspected kitchen.
What about laundry?
All laundry is done by staff in-house.
What about visitors?
Your immediate family (next-of-kin) is provided with a gate key for 24/7 access. Out of town family or visitors may be accommodated at a nominal cost.
Do you have a nurse?
Our staff includes RNs and LPNs.
What about my doctor?
You keep your own family doctor. If you are from out-of-town, we can help you find a doctor.
What about my pharmacy bills?
All pharmacy sundries and incontinent pads are your responsibility. We provide toilet supplies such as toothpaste, soap, shampoo, etc.
Can I smoke?
No. We are a “non-smoking” or a smoke free facility. You may smoke in a designated area outside the building.
Do you have a waiting list?
No. We provide space on a first-come first-served basis.
Are you subsidized?
We are a private non-subsidized facility. For information on subsidized facilities visit: www.viha.ca
What are your rates?
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