Programs & Admission

Program Overview

Access to Glacier View Lodge programs and services  is through Island Health Home & Community Care.

North of Deep Bay including the Mt. Waddington Regional District please call 250.331.8570 or toll-free: 1.866.928.4988

Long Term Access Guide

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  • Residential Care fees are determined by a confidential financial assessment completed by Home & Community Care and can range from $31- $101/day.
  • Respite clients are charged the lowest GVL residential care rate
  • The Adult Day Program user fee is $6.00 per day; clients are responsible for their travel costs.
  • If referred to a Bathing program by Island Health, cost is the home support rate.  A private pay option is also available at $25 per bath.

Residential Care

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Glacier View Lodge (GVL)  provides a caring home for residents who have complex health needs. Recognised for excellence in dementia care,  GVL offers  professional nursing service, activation programming, nutritional services, spiritual care, housekeeping and laundry services. GVL is committed to leading edge  best practices to deliver resident-centered care. GVL regularly performs self review and formal  evaluations  to ensure quality management. Accreditation Canada.

Respite Stays

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Glacier View Lodge provides short-term respite care in order to support family caregivers . Those admitted to our respite program may access all care and services available to residents of Glacier View Lodge.

Adult Day Program

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The Adult Day Program offers services to seniors living with complex health issues and still living in the community. The program provides an opportunity to socialize and participate in a variety of social, physical, cognitive and spiritual/emotional programs. Day visitors have the opportunity to enjoy a sunlit dedicated space and enjoy the view of the Comox Glacier from the beautiful open air patio. Visitors may savor a meal, be assisted in bathing, see a hair stylist, or join in activities centered on specific interests and needs.

With preventive health monitoring in place, Glacier View Lodge is able to offer timely community based medical treatment and support. When visitors attend the day program on a regular schedule, caregivers are able to meet  their own personal needs.

Community Bath Program

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 If you  have physical disabilities or other health concerns making it hard  to bathe safely at  home, you may benefit from an assisted bath time at  Glacier View Lodge. GVL  provides a specially equipped bathing room and the assistance of trained staff.   Most clients access the Community Bath Program through their Case Manager at Home and Community Care, 250 331, 8570.

Some limited access to private-pay bathing is also available by calling the Lodge at 250-338-1415 .  The cost for the private pay bath is $25/bath.