Dwelling Place

A Private Seniors Complex Care Facility
Nanaimo, BC



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?
Please email : info@dwellingplace.ca for information


Dwelling Place Health Care Services Ltd.  / Licence 1381100   

Tel:  250-756-3008  Toll Free: 1-877-88 "4" CARE (2273)  Fax:  250-751-2713   
2630 Labieux Road, Nanaimo, BC Canada V9T 3N1