The Gardens at Qualicum Beach Long-Term Care

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Access to subsidized residential care is coordinated by Island Health staff.

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

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

650 Berwick Rd North
Qualicum Beach, B.C.
V9K 2T8


Qualicum Beach Retirement Residences, LLP

Accreditation Status

Complex Care 3 year accreditation in September 2008.

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:


Publicly Subsidized Units: 87
Private-Pay Units: 13

Building Description

This four-storey complex that opened in 2007 is located within walking distance of the beautiful town of Qualicum Beach. The property is surrounded by lovely gardens and outdoor parking is available for tenants and guests.

Building Amenities

The building features many amenities and services including lounges, wellness centre, hair salon, media room, library, recreation hall and outdoor courtyards.

Neighbourhood/Community Amenities

Short walking distance to shopping, churches etc.

Philosophy of Care

Gentle Care.

Type of Accommodation

Complex care unit consists of 86 private single occupancy and five shared double occupancy.


Residents pay up to 80% of their after tax income which covers the cost of food and accommodation.

Special Recreational Opportunities

Activities for the Complex Care unit are provided by staff led by a Certified Recreational Therapist. The facility has a bus for planned outings.


Wheelchair accessible.

Motorized Scooter Policy

Electric wheelchairs and small scooters are allowed for residents who are deemed “safe” to operate (testing for safety by OT)

Pet Policy

No live-in pets. Visiting pets are not permitted in the common areas and must be on a short leash while entering/exiting the building.

Smoking Policy

A non-smoking community.  Smoking is not permitted in any accommodation, patio, balcony or within the site's grounds.

Safety/Security Features

Key pad access and door enter phone system.

Visiting Information

Visitors are expected to follow the policies of the Gardens at Qualicum Beach. Overnight visitors must let the reception desk know they will be staying the night.

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.”


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