Welcome to
Tsawaayuus (Rainbow Gardens)

Tsawaayuus is a one story, 31 bed, complex care facility funded by the provincial government Ministry of Health under the Continuing Care Program and licensed under the Hospital Act.

Design and operation of Tsawaayuus reflect the West Coast Native culture. We advocate for priority placement of Aboriginal people in our facility.

We are a non-profit society governed by a Board of Directors.

About Tsawaayuus

Rooms are private. Eight rooms have connecting doors to enable a couple to be together if they so wish. Wheelchair accessible ensuites, with sink and disabled toilets with grab bars. All rooms are wired for telephone and cablevision.

Our Resident kitchenette is self-contained, with fridge, stove, microwave and dinette set to enable our Residents to share a private meal with their families.

The Activity room is designed for games, crafts, and physical therapy. Audio-visual equipment is provided as well.

Our bathing room contains a new state of the art tub with hydraulic lift chair and Jacuzzi. We also have a regular domestic tub with grab bars as well as a shower accessible to wheeled shower chairs.

The Gift Shop is located at the front entrance and is operated by Auxiliary members. Our grounds are large and well maintained with benches and pathways throughout the property. We have a greenhouse for our Resident Horticultural programs.

 

Services Provided

A variety of services are provided in-house:

  • Professional Nursing care – 24 hours/day
  • Housekeeping
  • Direct personal care
  • Hair care
  • Therapeutic nutritional care
  • Gift Shop operated by the Auxiliary
  • Medical supervision
  • Regular newsletters
  • Pharmacy
  • Wheelchair accessible bus
  • Physical Therapy
  • Podiatry Services
  • Recreational therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Laundry
  • Music Therapy