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.
6085 Uplands Dr
Nanaimo Seniors Village LLP
No restrictions on visiting hours. Visitors need to ring buzzer after 10 p.m.
Our facility is accredited.
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: 110
Private-pay units: 40
Nanaimo Seniors Village offers 150 long-term care rooms contained in 10 resident neighbourhoods, comprised of 15 rooms each. The Village is set on approximately seven acres of green space with garden areas, large garden patio and beautiful ocean views.
Each neighbourhood grouping has a dining room, active and passive lounge and window seats for external viewing.
The Village is conveniently located close to Vancouver Island’s largest mall with grocery stores, medial clinic, pharmacies, and is close to banks, churches, and an array restaurants. Nanaimo’s regional library is located next door.
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.
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 affiliate sites. Read more about 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: 150
• Number of beds in double occupancy rooms: 0
• 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. Learn more about additional services available to residents of Nanaimo Seniors Village.
Special Recreational Opportunities
Residents at the Village can enjoy gardening, outings to local shopping areas, chair exercises, movies, matinees and slide shows.
Motorized Scooter Policy
Motorized wheelchairs are allowed.
As per Island Health pet policy. Visiting pets are encouraged, provided they are vaccinated and well-behaved. Dogs are to be kept on a leash, and the owner must clean up after their dog if required.
Nanaimo Seniors Village is a non-smoking facility. No smoking is permitted anywhere on the property.
• Secured entrances(s)
• Doors secured with magnetic release buttons /keypads
• Fire sprinklers
• Regular fire inspections / drills
Parking is free but limited.
We encourage visitors to spend time with their friends and family who are residents of Nanaimo Seniors Village. Guest suites are available on the property. For information regarding prices and reservations please visit the Assisted Living Reception Desk. Smoking policy is above.
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 Frequently Asked Questions and 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.”