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.
9888 Fifth St
Hurst Management Ltd.
To reduce spread of COVID-19, each site has a visiting procedure to protect residents, staff, and the public.
Please contact staff to learn more about scheduling a visit.
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Publicly Subsidized Units: 54
Private-Pay Units: 0
Sidney Care Home is a one-storey building, wood frame construction, with gardens on three sides. The gardens are fenced with locking gates and include areas for gathering with tables, chairs and umbrellas.
The building features a large lounge/activities room, dining room, enclosed courtyards, hair salon, extensive garden areas and outdoor secure courtyards with table/chairs.
Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation
Philosophy of Care
At Sidney Care Home, we believe our residents deserve excellence in care and we strive to achieve this by working as a team towards our common goal - a happy and healthy resident.
Type of Accommodation
We have 44 single rooms with en suite and five double (shared) rooms with larger ensuites. Rooms vary in size. All rooms have garden views and all are on the ground level.
Residents pay up to 80% of their after-tax income which covers the cost of food and accommodation.
Special Recreational Opportunities
We offer specialized activities including picnic at the park, Canada Day parade, musical theatre, and visits to Government House. We have a walking program available, one-on-one time, a daily exercise program for those able to participate, as well as pet therapy and in-house entertainment.
We are a ground level, secured facility with no steps and locked exterior gates.
Motorized Scooter Policy
For safety reasons, we do not allow motorized scooters. There is no storage space available on the grounds for scooters and scooters are not permitted inside the building.
Visitors are encouraged to bring well-behaved pets for visits.
There is no smoking on the grounds or in the building. There is no smoker's lounge available.
- secured facility, with locked gates/doors
- facility is staffed 24 hours a day
- video surveillance in the corridors and lounge areas
- doors that open to the street are locked and alarmed 24 hours a day
- building has keypad entry
- each room has a call bell at the bedside and in the washroom
Any Other Amenities
All food is prepared fresh daily and on-site. All of our rooms are on ground-level, so there are no elevators for elderly residents to deal with, and exterior access is greatly simplified.
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."