Corner Brook Long Term Care is a nursing home located in the city of Corner Brook and provides facility-based long term care services. The program is designed to provide permanent long term care services to individuals who are no longer capable of living in their own home/community. The general levels of care identified are:
• Level III – individuals requiring a minimum of three hours of nursing care/supervision in a 24-hour period.
• Level IV – individuals requiring ongoing professional healthcare because they have a technological dependency or need a medical device to compensate for the loss of a vital body function (approval pending available resources).
• Protective Care – individuals experiencing severe mental/cognitive impairment with exit seeking behavior, which warrants a secure environment.
The Home has 236 beds with an allocation of:
• 16 Protective Care beds
• 16 Veterans Affairs beds
• 200 Nursing Care beds
The philosophy of care within Long Term Care is resident-centered and designed to foster the best possible quality of life for individuals through the interdisciplinary approach using a social model of care.
Service provision includes nursing care, medical services, pharmacy, nutritional and dietetic services, social work, occupational and physiotherapy, recreation therapy, beautician services, behavior management specialist, and pastoral care services.
The monthly board and lodging rate is determined by the Department of Health and Community Services and fluctuates from time to time. A financial assessment is required as part of the application process to long term care.
To apply for admission to long term care, you must contact your local Public Health Nurse or Social Worker. The resident is assessed to determine the required level of care and the facility’s capacity to meet the anticipated needs. A tour of the facility is strongly encouraged and contact may be made by phone to set up an appointment. Admissions are limited to those individuals who require Level III and Level IV nursing care.
Corner Brook Long Term Care
709-637-3999 ext. 3500