A: Fraser Health manages admission to funded suites, private-pay suites are managed by Morgan Place based on availability of beds.
A: Most rooms are single occupancy; there are 5 double rooms in Morgan Place (one on each unit). Typically, this is the first stop on admission and then transfer to a private room is arranged when one comes available.
A: Single rooms are approximately 215 square feet.
A: Transfer to a funded bed is possible by placing their name on a transfer list that is managed by Fraser Health. Morgan Place has no control over funded beds.
A: This is variable and there is no specific time scale.
A: Bedrooms are private with an ensuite bathroom, but lounges, dining areas and recreation areas are communal spaces that allow for greater social interaction.
A: Yes. Personal laundry is done on site for all long term care residents. There is one set of domestic washer and dryer available for convalescent care clients to do their personal laundry, and another set is available for long term care resident or their family to use should they wish to do so.
A: Resident’s personal pet is not allowed. We have a resident cat and fish in an aquarium and in the garden pond. We have a visiting pet program in place.
A: Morgan Place has professionally qualified nursing staff and certified care aides on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
A: Light cleaning is done daily and total clean is performed weekly.
A: Sheets are changed weekly or more often as the need determines and personal laundry is done when required.
A: Hanging rails are installed in every bedroom and picture hooks are available for loan.
A: Residents are encouraged to bring some small furniture to make their own room comfortable and feel at home as long as it does not cause a safety issue. However, the bed and any furniture supplied by Morgan Place will not be removed due to storage restrictions.
Non-denominational Christian services are held every Sunday.
A: Resident’s per diem or daily rate for a funded placement is set by Fraser Health calculated on the previous year’s income. Private-pay rates are available on request.
A: Subscription services such as newspapers, TV, telephone etc. are not included. Additional charges are for services such as dental care, foot care and hairdressing; specialized equipment or products specific to the individual; outings and specific activities.
A: No. Morgan Place is a non-smoking care home.
A: Certainly. All residents are accounted for at mealtimes.
A: Staff will give residents any assistance required.
A: Bathing is scheduled and staff-assisted.
A: The nurse on duty will ensure that prescribed medication is taken and recorded on the chart. Our contracted Pharmacy dispenses all medications, and the nurse on duty administers the medication according to the doctor’s order.
A: Staff will assist where necessary.
A: Morgan Place is a secure environment and designed for people to find directions easily. Staff will assist any resident who appears lost.
A: Morgan Place provides care for Alzheimer’s disease and many other age-related conditions.
A: Visitor meals can be provided for a nominal charge and must be booked in advance with the receptionist.
A: There are no restrictions on visiting hours. Residents may leave the facility with family or friends for any period of time but must take responsibility for prescribed medications. There is no reimbursement for rent during the period of absence.
A: A qualified nutritionist assesses all dietary needs for residents and the kitchen will provide any special diets as required.
A: Alcoholic beverages cannot be stored in resident bedrooms but may be kept in Medication Rooms and (dispensed) by the nurse.
A: There will always be a choice at the main meal.
A: A program of activities and events is published each month for each Care Unit. In addition there are special functions such as bake sales and seasonally appropriate parties.
A: Morgan Place has its own bus which is shared with its sister facility, Fleetwood Place.