Aberdeen Hospital

Aberdeen Hospital is located in Victoria.

Bus Route/Transit

Take BC Transit #4 bus

Contact Us

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

For information on private long-term care, please refer to the Seniors Housing Directory of BC.

1450 Hillside Ave
Victoria, B.C. 
V8T 2B7


Island Health

Accreditation Status

Accreditation Canada, April 2014 Report.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services health care organizations provide to their patients and clients, based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada.


Publicly subsidized units: 100
Private pay units: 0

Building Amenities

Elevator access to floors, garden access, lounges, on-site parking, handicapped parking, close to city bus.

Neighbourhood/Community Amenities

Close to Hillside Centre featuring grocery shopping, books, clothes, gifts and more.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation

No affiliation.

Philosophy of Care

Island Health's Vision, Purpose and Values

Model of Medical Care/Physician Organization 
This facility has a core physician model for medical care. Residents are assigned to a physician who has a number of other residents at the facility, attends on a regular basis, coordinates care with other core physicians and works closely with care staff at the facility.

Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)
MAiD is available at Island Health owned and operated sites and this affiliate site. Learn more detailed information about MAiD, including s guide for patients and families and information provided by the federal government. 

Type of Accommodation

Four-beds, semi-private, and private rooms.


Residents pay up to 80% of their after-tax income, which covers the cost of food and accommodation. Learn about additional services available to residents of Aberdeen Hospital

Special Recreational Opportunities

Residents have the opportunity to participate in light exercise, some mental stimulation groups and recreational activities such as live entertainment, games and crafts. There is a therapy department, which provides occupational and recreational therapy, typically 5 days per week.

Aberdeen has a private room featuring a Snoezelen Multi-Sensory Environment that offers a relaxed atmosphere that reduces agitation and anxiety with pleasant surroundings, soothing sounds, interesting light effects and gentle movement.


Elevator access to second floor, ground-level access to building, handicapped parking.

Motorized Scooter Policy

Motorized scooters are not permitted. Power wheelchairs permitted following assessment and approval on site.

Pet Policy

As per Island Health policy. Regular visits by approved pet therapy animals.

Aberdeen Hospital long-term care welcomes visiting pets and recognizes the importance and value that pets have for many people.  

Family members and other visitors who wish to bring in their dog or other pet when visiting a resident should understand the following requirements:  

  • Visiting pets must be clean, free of fleas, vaccinated, free of open sores, well behaved and quiet.  
  • Visiting dogs must be controlled on leash at all times during their visit and any other type of pet must be carried in the appropriate cage or carrying case.
  • Visiting pets are not allowed in the dining rooms or any areas where food is prepared.  
  • Visitors with pets that are not meeting these requirements will be asked to remove the pet from the facility immediately.  
Smoking Policy

As a health care provider, Island Health has an obligation to promote good health practices. We are committed to ensuring a safe, healthy and clean environment for everyone.  

Smoking and vaping is not permitted on any Island Health property. This includes all buildings, grounds and parking lots. Residents who smoke are required to do so independently or with a personal companion in designated areas off the care home property.

Safety/Security Features
  • Non-secure unit
  • Regular fire inspections & fire drills
  • Magnetic release button on door
Spiritual Care

No prayer room. 


Surface Lots Parking Pay Stations:

$1.25 for each hour
$26.75 for a weekly permit

Pay stations accept coins or credit card.
No debit or Visa branded debit cards accepted.
No change is provided from pay stations.

Mobile App: HONK

The app is available for iPhones via the Apple App Store and for Android phones via the Google Play Store.

Special Permits and Parking Exemptions

For more parking information, visit the Island Health Parking Services webpage.

Visiting Information

Find information on long-term care visitor guidelines.

Please contact staff to learn more about visiting this location.

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.

Provincial policy requires all visitors to be informed:  "Violence, foul language and abusive behaviours are not acceptable. Verbal threats or acts of violence will not be tolerated and may result in removal from this facility and/or prosecution."


Sooke Region, West Shore & Urban Greater Victoria