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Take BC Transit #7 bus

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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 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.

1780 Fairfield Rd
Victoria, B.C. 
V8S 1G7


Island Health

Accreditation Status

Glengarry Hospital is a fully accredited hospital site: 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. For more information, visit:

  • Publicly Subsidized Units: 135
  • Private-Pay Units: N/A
Building Description

Glengarry has three floors, each with individual gardens and green space.

Building Amenities

Glengarry has three family quiet rooms, walking gardens, a tranquil, wheelchair-accessible courtyard on each floor, hairdressing services, and food prepared on site. 

Neighbourhood/Community Amenities

Glengarry is in a beautiful residential neighbourhood, walking distance to the ocean, parks, and a shopping plaza. It is on a bus route with a stop directly in front of main entrance.

Philosophy of Care

As per Island Health Vision, Purpose and Values

Model of Medical Care/Physician Organization 

This facility operates a TORCH (Towards Optimal Residential Care Health) Model / Residential Care Initiative (RCI) model for medical care. Residents are assigned to a physician who attends the facility weekly and works in a shared care model, working closely with other TORCH / RCI physicians and facility health care staff. 

Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)

MAiD is available at Island Health-owned and operated sites and this affiliate site. 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
  • Number of beds in single occupancy rooms: 25
  • Number of beds in double occupancy rooms: 15
  • Number of beds in triple occupany rooms: 21

Residents pay up to 80% of their after-tax income which covers the cost of food, 24 hour nursing care and accommodation. Read more about additional services available to residents at Glengarry

Special Recreational Opportunities

At Glengarry we provide a wide range of activities, plus music and pet therapy. There is a regular schedule of monthly unit programs available to all residents. These are designed to meet different social, creative, physical, spiritual, and cognitive needs and interests of the residents.

The Recreation Therapist and Rehabilitation Assistants will work with you to plan for and offer a variety of in house weekly programs / special events and community outings. The daily and monthly programs are posted on the units white boards and in each resident room.


Elevators access all floors. Areas in the building are accessible to residents or visitors using wheelchairs. Bathroom space is somewhat limited but has been satisfactory. Bedroom space for mobility equipment such as wheelchairs, especially power wheelchairs, can be limited. All public entrances are accessible with automatic doors.

Motorized Scooter Policy

No motorized scooters allowed.

Pet Policy

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

Smoking Policy

Glengarry is a non-smoking environment. Residents who smoke are required to do so independently or with a personal companion in designated areas off the care home property.

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. 

Safety/Security Features
  • Secure entrance(s)
  • Doors secured with magnetic release buttons/keypads
  • Telligence Nurse call system
  • Security camera at main entrance
  • Security lock down from 2 a.m. – 5 a.m.
  • Regular fire inspections / drills
  • Fire sprinklers
Spiritual Care



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

Hardship and family caregiver permits are available.

For more parking information visit the 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