Stanford Place 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.

250 Craig St
Parksville, B.C.
V9P 0A7


Stanford Seniors Village LLP

Accreditation Status

Accreditation primer survey is scheduled for October, 2010 with a full survey for all Ahmon Group facilities in 2012.

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: 166
Private-Pay Units: 16

Building Description

Built in 2008, “Community of Care” is located in downtown Parksville. Residential services include182 licensed complex care beds in a two-storey building with 52 assisted living suites (30 funded) in a three-storey wing. 

Building Amenities

Secure courtyards in addition to amenity features that are shared by assisted living and complex care residents. Features include hair salon, media room, art studio, resident kitchen, and therapy service/exercise room as well as the Gardenview Room for large activities and parties.

Neighbourhood/Community Amenities

Proximity to the downtown area provides easy access to the Vancouver Island library, stores and restaurants, local parks and beaches. Transportation can also be scheduled for trips to Nanaimo.

Philosophy of Care

Retirement Concepts provides a resident centered experience and care model. Resident-centred care is supported through unit-based staffing to maximize continuity and consistency in all services. Soft lighting, silent call systems, comfortable furnishings, and personalized memory cabinets contribute to a quiet, home-like environment.

Type of Accommodation

Shared rooms and private rooms. Six units for 28 - 32 residents with self-contained lounges, dining room, spa room, and care centre.

One secure unit (15 residents) provides safe environment for residents with severe cognitive impairment that are at risk to wander.


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

Special Recreational Opportunities

Daily activities provided for a full range of interests and capabilities. Activity programs cover seven days weekly including evenings. Monthly calendar includes large parties, Happy Hour with entertainment, outings, and small unit-based groups as well as music and art therapy.


Facility recently built to meet multi-level care design guidelines with wheelchair access to resident rooms and en suite bathrooms.

Motorized Scooter Policy

Use of motorized scooters and wheelchairs must be pre-approved

Pet Policy

Visiting pets welcomed if behaviour well managed by owners.

Smoking Policy

Resident smoking only is permitted in two designated outdoor courtyard areas.

Safety/Security Features

Secure perimeter with all exterior doors alarmed. All resident rooms are equipped with tracks for ceiling lifts as well as safety features for the provision of safe and comfortable resident care.

Any Other Amenities

Family room available to book for family gatherings and special celebrations. Catering services can be arranged. Meal tickets available to join family member or friend at mealtime.

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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