Buchanan Lodge is a two-level residential care facility with four separate resident areas and a special care unit.

Rooms are spacious single-bed units with the exception of four large couple’s rooms or shared accommodation. Every room has a large window with a view of gardens and courtyard.

There are separate dining rooms in each unit and provision for private dining rooms for residents and their guests. Owned and operated by Governing Council of the Salvation Army in Canada.

Active recreation and activity programming available six days a week. Opportunities include fitness and exercise, bus outings, baking, crafts, gardening, active games, bingo, trivia and other mentally stimulating programs.

Special events include dinner parties, birthday teas, and ice cream socials, resident and family barbeques.

  • 112 residential beds (90 publicly subsidized)
  • 22-bed special care unit
  • Couples can be accommodated
  • Room includes bed, dresser, lamp and linens
  • Residents can also being a radio, TV, personal chair, pictures and plants
  • Limited motorized scooter storage available
  • Pet visitations
  • Non-smoking building
  • Bus for appointments and outings
  • On-site beauty salon
409 Blair Avenue
B.C.V3L 4A4
Phone: 604-522-7033
Fax: 604-522-3689

Parking and Transportation

Nearby public transportation


Clients must meet Home and Community Care requirements and criteria for admission. A health care needs assessment will be completed to confirm eligibility. See website for more information.


Referral by case manager at a Home and Community Care office is required. To access service call the Home Health Service Line for more information; do not contact the care home directly.


There is a monthly accommodation fee; additional fees may apply for incidental services.

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