Access to subsidized long-term care is coordinated by Island Health staff.
Please do not contact the Operator directly regarding subsidized long-term care. For more information on subsidized residential 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.
635 Superior St
Beacon Hill Villa is fully accredited through Accreditation Canada and the current certification is valid through February 2014 to February 2018.
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. For more information, visit: http://www.accreditation.ca/.
Publicly-subsidized units: 80
Private-pay units: 0
We are a centrally located boutique-style facility in James Bay with easy access from downtown Victoria via Douglas street. We have underground parking available on-site for visitors, but spaces are limited.The Villa is a four-storey building set back from the street with peaceful outdoor space in the back garden that has ample seating for residents and guests to enjoy in the warmer months.
There are resident lounges on all of the floors with a variety of reading materials, media equipment, pianos, and comfortable resting spaces available for residents and their guests. A recreation room and hair salon are on the lower level beside the underground parkade.
Conveniently located in James Bay close to the Inner Harbor, Beacon Hill Park, and the Provincial Legislature grounds.
Philosophy of Care
Island Health's Vision, Purpose, and Values
At Beacon Hill Villa our residents are our number one priority and we are committed to service excellence and providing quality, resident-focused care to support healthy aging.
Model of Medical Care/Physician Organization
Residents at this care home will usually be followed by their current physician, provided that they are able to provide ongoing care. If the resident cannot be followed by their community physician (or if they do not have one), the home will help facilitate the finding of a new physician.
Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)
MAiD is available at Island Health-owned and operated sites and this affiliate sites. Read more detailed information on MAiD, including a guide for patients and families and a link to information provided by the federal government.
Type of Accommodation
Beacon Hill Villa has both private (66) and semi-private (seven) rooms available for residents. Those residents initially admitted into semi-private rooms will have the option later in their stay to relocate to a private room.
- Number of beds in single occupancy rooms: 66
- Number of beds in double occupancy rooms: 14
- Number of beds in triple occupancy rooms: 0
Residents pay up to 80% of their after tax income which covers the cost of food and accommodation. Read more about additional services available to residents of Beacon Hill Villa.
Special Recreational Opportunities
We offer a wide variety of entertainment and recreational opportunities for our residents at Beacon Hill Villa. We have ongoing musical entertainment provided by local musicians playing piano, banjo, guitar and harp.
We provide a variety of spiritual and arts programs throughout the week, organized by our recreation department. We take full advantage of our wonderful location and occasionally take strolls to Beacon Hill Park, the Inner Harbour, and the Provincial Museum.
The wheelchair ramp runs along the east side of the building and provides access to the care home via the back door.
Motorized Scooter Policy
No motorized scooters or motorized wheelchairs allowed are permitted at Beacon Hill Villa.
Pets are not permitted to live in the Manor. Visiting pets are welcome and must be leashed at all times, have current vaccinations and be well mannered. No pets are permitted in any area were food is prepared or served.
There are no designated smoking areas at Beacon Hill Villa. Residents who smoke are required to do so independently or with a personal companion in designated areas off the care home property.
- Secured entrances(s)
- Doors secured with magnetic release buttons /keypads
- Fire sprinklers
- Video monitoring
- Regular fire inspections / drills
The Recreation Manager can facilitate the coordination of individualized spiritual care planning.
Any Other Amenities
Sensory Therapy room available for elders, volunteers and family use.
Parking in the underground garage is free, but very limited and often full. The availability of pay parking is also limited in the immediate area. Special arrangements can be made for scheduled pick-up and drop-offs for residents.
As this is home to our residents, visiting hours are open to family and friends.
Find information on long-term care visitor guidelines.
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.”