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Residential Care

For adults who can no longer live safely or independently at home

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We provide subsidized residential care for adults who can no longer live safely or independently at home due to complex health care needs.

All residential care facilities in British Columbia must provide care that meets established standards. Our Community Care and Facilities Licensing office ensures these standards are met. What services are provided?

  • 24-hour skilled nursing care
  • Personal care assistance and support
  • Safe and secure living environment
  • Nutritious meals
  • Basic linen and personal laundry services
  • Recreational activity programs
  • Respite care

Am I eligible for residential care?

Read the Eligibility page to learn more.

Is there a cost?

While Fraser Health pays for the care provided in publicly subsidized residential care facilities, our residents contribute towards the daily costs of food and accommodation. Read the Costs page to learn more.

Where can I find a subsidized residence?

We have a number of residential care facilities in Burnaby, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Surrey, White Rock, Delta and the Fraser Valley. Visit the residence page to learn more.

How do I access residential care service?

You can access subsidized residential care services whether you are living at home or in the community. Read the Accessing Residential Care page to learn more.

How do I access private pay residential care?

Private pay residential care services are paid for by the resident and not funded by Fraser Health or the province. For more information on private pay units, visit the Options page.

More information

Read the booklet, Residential Care in Fraser Health, which will help you or your family member prepare for a move into a residential care facility.

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