Nanaimo Seniors Village - Assisted Living

A well-appointed, 4-storey, 152-unit wood frame apartment style building on a community of care site.

Contact Us

Access to subsidized assisted living units is through a Community Health Services assessment. 

Please do not contact the Operator directly regarding subsidized units. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact an Island Health Community Health Services office near you.

For information on market units, please refer to the Seniors Housing Directory of BC.

6089 Uplands Dr
Nanaimo, B.C.
V9V 1T8


Retired Concepts

Accreditation Status

Accredited by Accreditation Canada.

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Publicly Subsidized Units: 18
Private-Pay Units: 82

Building Description

A well-appointed, 4-storey, 152-unit wood frame apartment style building on a community of care site. Located one kilometre from a major shopping area and one block to the fire hall. Beautiful courtyard and ocean views.

Building Amenities

This building features many amenities and services such as: shared dining room, lounge with fireplace, bistro, general store, shared baking kitchen, fully equipped exercise room, billiards room, games room, theatre, spa room, internet equipped library, outdoor garden deck, patios, pond with fountain, benches and an asphalted perimeter trail.

Facility-Specific Restrictions

No smoking indoors or on resident patios. No bbqs, hot plates or stoves.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation

Everyone welcome.

Philosophy of Care

Nanaimo Seniors Village considers each resident unique and strives to enhance their sense of dignity, usefulness and self-respect while promoting health and wellness.

Type of Accommodation
  • single or double occupancy
  • all subsidized units are studios with kitchenettes
  • private pay units are a combination of studio, one bedroom and two bedroom
  • studios are 342 sq. ft.
  • one-bedroom units are 542 sq. ft.
  • two-bedroom units are 797-883 sq. ft.
  • walk-in double showers
  • suites offer mountain, ocean or garden views

Residents pay 70% of their after-tax income which covers:

  • monthly rental accommodation
  • hospitality services: two meals and two snacks daily, weekly housekeeping, laundry, etc.
  • personal care
  • on-site emergency response system

Residents on income assistance pay a flat rate. Items not included as a part of the monthly fee include: telephone, cable, hydro, personal laundry, household and toiletry supplies, medications, personal care products and insurance.

Special Recreational Opportunities
  • Wii bowling
  • movies, matinees, slide shows
  • chair exercises
  • craft and paint
  • outings to shopping and medical appointments
  • pet friendly
  • gardening opportunities

Accessibility for wheelchairs.

Motorized Scooter Policy

Motorized wheelchairs okay.  Motorized scooters for outdoors only - parking is included.

Pet Policy

One small pet on approval of management at move-in only.

Smoking Policy

Smoking permitted in designated outdoor areas only.

Any Other Amenities
  • respite care available
  • garden and ocean view decks
  • life labs come into facility
  • in-house banking available
Visiting Information

Find information on assisted living visitor guidelines.

Please contact staff to learn more about visiting this location.

No set hours, pets welcome to visit too.

During influenza season (typically December-March), to help protect patients from the flu, all visitors will be expected to wear a mask in our facilities if they have not had a flu shot. For more information, please read our Influenza Protection Policy.


Nanaimo, Oceanside, Alberni-Clayoquot