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.
952 Arm St
Governing Council of the Salvation Army in Canada
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: 108
Private-Pay Units: 0
Sunset Lodge has 108 private rooms on three levels.
All private rooms, hair salon, therapeutic gardens, chapel, lounges on each floor, dining rooms on each floor.
YMCA, barber shop, Spiral Café, Esquimalt Recreation Center, Tillicum Mall.
Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation
Sunset Lodge is owned and operated by The Salvation Army.
Philosophy of Care
The Mission of The Salvation Army Sunset Lodge is to provide a high standard of holistic care to its residents, ensure their right to self-determination, in a safe environment based on Christian principles.
Type of Accommodation
All are private rooms with private bathrooms. Garden views and some Gorge Waterway views.
Residents pay 80% of their after-tax income which covers the cost of food and accommodation.
Special Recreational Opportunities
- art therapist
- music therapist
- Sunset Lodge owned bus
- activity worker on each floor seven days per week
- dementia care specific programming
Wheelchair accessible with elevators.
Motorized Scooter Policy
No motorized scooters.
No live-in pets. Family members are encouraged to bring pets in for visits with their loved ones. P.A.T.S. weekly visits.
No staff or visitor smoking on the premises. Residents can smoke in the outside designated area only and only if they are safe to do so unsupervised.
- 24 hour staffing
- key padded gates
- key padded doors and elevators
Any Other Amenities
Foot care nurse, Dental hygienist and denturist, Occupational Therapist, tuck shop, Adult Day Program.
Visitors must sign in and out.
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.”