Qualicum Manor 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 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.

124 4th Ave East
Qualicum Beach, B.C. 
V9K 1N6


Aarvold Family Trust (Lynn Aarvold and Tina Ngobi)

Accreditation Status

Accredited with CARF through October 2021.

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: 45
Private-pay units: 15

Building Description

Three-storey Tudor-style building in downtown Qualicum Beach. Qualicum Manor has received a "Building Design Award" by the Town of Qualicum Beach.

Building Amenities

The building features large spacious lounges and elegantly designed resident rooms, light and bright dining rooms and a beautiful outdoor patio space.

Neighbourhood/Community Amenities

Situated in the centre of Qualicum Beach, the home has easy access to shopping and cafes.

The beach is a short walk down the road.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation

This is a non-denominational home. Religious groups offer services on site.

Philosophy of Care

Island Health's Vision, Purpose, and Values

Providing excellence in care.

Model of Medical Care/Physician Organization
This home operates using a Long-Term Care Initiative (LTCI) model for medical care. All 60 residents are assigned to the Qualicum Manor Medical Director who attends the home weekly and works closely with the health care staff.

Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)
MAiD is available at Island Health-owned and operated sites and NOT at 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: 36
• Number of beds in double occupancy rooms: 12
• 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 about additional services available to residents of Qualicum Manor.

Special Recreational Opportunities

A variety of social and therapeutic programs are offered at Qualicum Manor to promote socialization, wellness, independence and quality of life. Recreational programs are offered six days per week. A monthly recreation calendar can be found on our website


Motorized wheelchairs deemed safe by an occupational therapist are allowed.

Motorized Scooter Policy

Motorized scooters are not permitted in the building.

Pet Policy

As per Island Health pet policy.

Visiting pets are encouraged and welcome on a leash. They should be parasite-free and up-to-date on shots. Pets are not allowed in areas were food is prepared or served.

Smoking Policy

Smoking is not permitted.

Safety/Security Features

• Secure entrance(s)
• Regular fire inspections / drills
• Fire sprinklers
• Doors secured with magnetic release buttons/keypads

Spiritual Care

In keeping with our philosophy of compassionate, person centered care, Qualicum Manor responds to the spiritual needs of residents and families by providing monthly inter-denominational church services, weekly hymn sings, and services to honour Holy Days. Community clergy and pastoral volunteers provide Pastoral care services. Individual Pastoral care visits are welcomed at Qualicum Manor.

Any Other Amenities

Qualicum Manor works with a variety of community partners to offer service such as hair dressing, dental hygiene, foot care, manicure/pedicure, massage therapy and healing touch.  Physiotherapist and OT visits are available at Qualicum Manor to assess and prescribe individual treatment plans. 


Qualicum Manor has a limited number of parking spaces for visitors available at no charge, on site and on street.

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.


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