Housing Definitions for Seniors in B.C.
Assisted Living Residences (Registered)
Assisted Living residences offer housing, hospitality services and personal assistance to adults who can live independently but require regular help with daily activities. By law, in order to carry the Assisted Living designation, these residences must be registered with the provincial government. In BC, this is the Assisted Living Registrar's Office.
Accommodation can range from private rooms with lockable doors in a home, to an apartment-style building with private self-contained suites, usually with their own bathrooms and cooking facilities. The residence provides a place where people can eat together and socialize.
Assisted Living operators provide five…