Rules and Regulations

Alcohol Use

In order to minimize the risk of alcohol interacting with other medications, the use of alcohol must be ordered by the Physician. The alcohol will be securely kept in the Medication Room and will be dispensed by the Nurse.


Residents able to smoke safely and independently will be allowed to smoke in the outside designated smoking area.

Staff, volunteers, contractors and visitors are prohibited to smoke on organization owned premises.

Money, Valuables and Insurance

  • Personal items are not insured by the facility. This includes items such as hearing aids, dentures, watches, wheelchairs and eyeglasses.
  • The resident or their family must obtain insurance for precious items if they wish to do so.
  • Due to risk of loss please do not bring valuables such as expensive jewelry, family heirlooms or keep large sums of cash on your person or in your room

Personal Belongings:

Assistive Devices

  • You or your family is responsible for purchasing and maintaining required equipment such as wheelchair, walker, hip protectors and others.
  • Dania Home provides education for you and/or your family members on the use of equipment as required.
  • Care Staff provide education for you on the safe and effective use of Calls Bells.

Personal Items Welcome

  • Pictures, ornaments
  • All electrical items Must be CSA approved and checked by Maintenance prior to use

Personal Items Required – Chargeable

  • Walker
  • Cane
  • Wheelchair
  • Hip Protectors
  • Pull-ups
  • Other items used in daily care (i.e. oxygen)
  • Facial tissues
  • Toiletries (i.e. toothbrush, toothpaste, electric razor etc)


The clothing of each Resident is labeled with the Resident’s name and room number. This is done in a way that does not detract from the attractive appearance of the clothing and the Resident. Dania Home provides labels and will label clothing.

Due to Fire Regulations the Following Items are Not Allowed:

  • Personal refrigerators
  • Air conditioners
  • Personal beds
  • Scooters
  • Small kitchen appliances

Hygiene Products:

We provide the incontinence products to meet your needs; however, if you prefer a different product, you are welcome to get your own.

Electric Wheelchairs:

Wheelchairs are permitted depending on the area in the dining rooms. There may be a restriction on how many electric wheelchairs we can accommodate at any given time.

Lost or Broken Articles

Repair or replacement of lost or broken articles are the responsibility of the

Resident/responsible person. Substitute decision maker

Perishable Foods

All perishables including candies and nuts must be stored in a sealed container, clearly

labelled with the residents name and, if necessary, properly refrigerated in the

Resident Kitchen.

Dania Home
4175 Norland Avenue,
Burnaby, BC V5G 3S7

Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F
Closed: Between 12 Noon - 1 p.m. & All Statuary Holidays
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Dania is one of a few care facilities in Canada to have earned Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada for 2018 - 2022. Accreditation Canada certifies that Dania and its contractors meet the national standards of quality for health services set by the Council.