A: Fraser Health manages admission to funded suites. Private-pay suites are managed by Fleetwood Place and is based on availability of beds.
A: Resident’s per diem or daily rate for a funded placement is set by Fraser Health and is calculated based on the previous year’s income. Private-pay rates are available on request.
A: Subscription services such as newspapers, TV, telephone etc. are not included. There will also be charges for extra activities such as outings, and services such as hairdressing and footcare.
A: Most rooms are single occupancy; there are 4 double rooms in Fleetwood Place. On rare occasions this is the first stop on admission and then transfer to a private room is arranged when one comes available. The double rooms are often used for couples who wish to be together.
A: Single rooms are approximately 215 square feet.
A: Admission is based on first available bed and managed primarily by the Health Authority.
A: Transfer to a funded bed is possible by placing their name on a transfer list that is managed by Fraser Health. Fleetwood Place has no control over funded beds.
A: This is variable and there is no specific time scale.
A: Bedrooms are private with an en-suite bathroom, but lounges, dining areas and recreation areas are communal spaces that allow for greater social interaction.
A: All laundry is performed onsite by our own staff. There is a small washer and dryer on the main floor for residents or family members who wish to do their own personal laundry.
A: Personal pets kept by residents are not allowed. All visiting dogs must be on a leash.
A: Fleetwood Place has professionally qualified nursing staff and certified care aides on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
A: Light cleaning is done daily and total clean is performed weekly.
A: Sheets are changed weekly or more often as the need determines and personal laundry is done when required.
A: Picture rails are installed in every bedroom and picture hooks are available for loan.
A: Residents are allowed to bring reasonably sized furniture to make their own room comfortable and feel at home as long as it does not cause a safety issue. However, any furniture in the bedroom that is supplied by the facility cannot be removed.
Fleetwood Place has a pastor and non-denominational services are held weekly.
A: Care staff are trained to account for all residents at mealtimes.
A: Staff will give residents any assistance required.
A: Bathing is scheduled and staff-assisted.
A: The nurse on duty will ensure that prescribed medication is taken and recorded on the chart. A contracted Pharmacy dispenses all medications, and the nurse on duty administers the medication according to the doctor’s order.
A: Staff will assist where necessary.
A: Fleetwood Place is a secure environment and designed for people to find directions easily. Staff will assist any resident who appears lost.
A: Fleetwood Place provides care for people with Alzheimer’s and many other age-related conditions.
A: Visitor meals can be provided for a nominal charge and must be booked in advance with the receptionist.
A: There are no restrictions on visiting hours. Residents may leave the facility with family or friends for any period of time but must take responsibility for prescribed medications. There is no reimbursement for rent during the period of absence.
A: A qualified nutritionist assesses all dietary needs for residents and the kitchen will provide any special diets as required.
A: Alcoholic beverages cannot be stored in resident bedrooms but may be kept in Medication Rooms and dispensed by the nurse.
A: There is always a choice at all meals.
A: A program of activities and events is published each month for each Care Unit. In addition there are special functions such as craft and rummage sales and holiday celebration parties.
A: Fleetwood Place has its own bus which is shared with its affiliated facility Morgan Place.