Dwelling Place

A Private Seniors Complex Care Facility
Nanaimo, BC



FAQs & Care Fees

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?

$ 5,000.00 per month. That’s it. This covers EVERYTHING* you need. You will have an RN or LPN to provide professional care such as medication monitoring, giving injections, liaising with your doctor or pharmacist; housekeepers to keep your room clean, keep your beddings fresh, your room tidy, and wash your clothes; caregivers to assist with your bathing and personal care and kitchen staff to freshly prepare three meals each and every day, serve coffee, tea and snacks three times a day. All toilet supplies are provided. You DO NOT get a “surprise bill” for extra services. $ 5,000.00 does it all!

*Not included are: “Depends” or incontinent pads (not all require these); in-house barber or hairdressing services; and foot care services.

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