Admissions/Fees

ADMISSION DAY

1. You will be given a tour of the facility.

2. An assessment will be started by:

Nursing

Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

Recreation

Dietary

3. Admission tests include the following:

Blood tests as ordered by a physician

Fall Risk Assessment

Nutrition Assessment

Complete head to toe physical assessment by nurse

Eating and swallowing screening

4. You will be asked to sign the following:

Admission Consent for Procedures and Services

Personal Sevice Choices

5. You will also be introduced to our Disaster Evacuation Plan.


WHAT TO BRING ON ADMISSION

List of Suggested Items of Clothing and Personal Effects:

 

MEN

WOMEN

7 shirts

7 undershirts or bras

7 trousers

7 pairs of panties

7 undershirts, under shorts

4 slips

4 pairs of pyjamas)

4 nightgowns

1 dressing gown (long)

7 pairs of socks

7 dresses and or 7 skirts/blouses

1 pair non-skid slippers

and/or

1 pair oxford shoes

7 pants and tops

2-3 cardigans (washable)

 

Belt/suspenders

7 pair’s stockings and/or socks

Electric razor/shaving equipment

1 pair non-skid slippers


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Personal Effects Could Include:

Bed comforter (double bed size and washable)

Clock, calendar, pictures


Miscellaneous Charges

 

Monies put in the Resident Trust Fund cover these costs.


Hairdressing

Set....................................................................................

Hair Cut & Set ....................................................................

Perm.................................................................................

Hair Cut.............................................................................

 

$15.00

$28.00

$50.50

$13.00

Bi-weekly or Weekly

Massage Therapy

15 Minutes..........................................................................

30 Minutes..........................................................................

 

$20.00

$40.00

Telephone

Phone Hook-up....................................................................

Monthly Charge....................................................................

Long distance charges...........................................................

 

 

$15.00

$30/mnth

$0.04/min

Foot Care..........................................................................

$25.00

Guest Meals (ADULTS)

Dinner................................................................................

Sunday Dinner.....................................................................

Breakfast & Supper...............................................................

 

$9.00

$11.00

$6.00

Guest Meals (Children Under 10) (under 3 years FREE)

Dinner................................................................................

Sunday Dinner.....................................................................

Breakfast & Supper...............................................................

 

$6.00

$6.00

$4.00

Stockings..........................................................................

$5.00

Hearing Aide Batteries......................................................

$1.50
 
ACCOMMODATION CHARGES


Rates effective July 1, 2016  

- Semi-Private Room: $55.45/Day

- Private Room: $64.10/Day    

 

Examples:


    For a 30 day month

       $1813.50 Private Room

       $1569.00 Semi-Private Room

       Plus a monthly personal care fee

       Plus a monthly laundry fee


    For a 31 day month

      $1873.95 Private Room

      $1621.30 Semi-Private Room

      Plus a monthly personal care fee

      Plus a monthly laundry fee


     

    The above accommodation charges are set by Alberta Health and Wellness. In the event of rate increases, you will be given 90 days notice. When a new resident is admitted, the Westview Care Community will apply to Alberta Senior Benefit for any income supplements available.


    If you feel that you are not receiving full Pension or other Social Assistance Benefits, it is recommended that you contact Human Resources Development Canada, Alberta Family and Social Services, and/or Veterans Affairs Canada (if applicable). Residents who are married may possibly qualify for increased benefits if one or both spouses are in a Nursing Home or Auxiliary Hospital.


    In addition, each resident must assume financial responsibility for such items as dry cleaning services, barber and hairdressing services, drugs and medical supplies which are not covered by Alberta Blue Cross or Alberta Health Care.


    If you are unable to meet the cost of your nursing home care, you may apply for assistance to the Department of Social Services and Community Health.


    Monthly payments are required in advance, by the first of the month.

     

    ADDITIONAL CHARGES


    Laundry Charge

    There will be a charge of $50.00/month to cover the cost of laundry services. This is a flat rate charge and will apply whether the services are utilized or not.


    Personal Care Items

    There will be a charge of $15.00/month to cover personal care items. This is a flat rate charge and will apply whether the services are utilized or not.


    The personal care charge covers such items as:

    Deodorant

    Facial Tissue

    Toothbrush, denture brush, toothette

    Toothpaste, Denture Cream

    Mouthwash

    Shampoo and body wash

    Hand lotion

    Sunscreen

    Comb

    Disposable razors


    Items stocked at Westview Care Community and charged to resident’s trust account as required:

    Hearing aid batteries

    Pantyhose


    Examples of other items that include extra charges are such things as:
    Telephone charges

    Hairdressing charges

    Bus trips

    Restaurant meals

    Tuck shop items