What Is Greenridge Place & Eagle Rock Heights?
Greenridge Place and Eagle Rock Heights are licensed care facilities for young adults recovering from a mental illness, substance abuse, or both. There is a strong focus on recovery and psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR). The facilities are two adjacent houses near Swan Lake.
The facilities and services at Greenridge Place and Eagle Rock Heights are intended for young adults (19-30) who are recovering from mental illness and/or substance abuse, and require support with medication, routine, meals, and activities of daily living. The residents of these homes vary from individuals needing full-time support, to those who are in a transition period, to those who just need a bit of extra support for a short period of time.
Greenridge Place and Eagle Rock Heights provide Psychosocial Rehabilitation (or PSR) services designed to promote personal recovery, successful community integration, and maintenance of a satisfactory quality of life. PSR focuses on helping individuals develop skills, access resources and improve their quality of life by building on their strengths. Residents set their own goals, and choose how to achieve them, with or without support from staff.
Greenridge and Eagle Rock’s multidisciplinary teams continuously encourage individuals to become increasingly independent. Staff uphold each individual’s right to privacy, dignity, self-determination, and are committed to helping individuals achieve their highest level of functioning and quality of life.
Individuals at Greenridge and Eagle Rock can expect to develop their own recovery plan, with the support of staff. Each resident has a key worker who will support the resident and connect them to required resources.
Recreational, social, and vocational activities are formulated through resident input. Staff offer support with meals, medication, money management, and hygiene, depending on each resident’s needs and level of independence. Residents are also encouraged to engage in the community and in physical activities.
Greenridge Place and Eagle Rock heights are staffed by a mental health support worker 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In addition, residents have nursing support, an on-site manager, and access to employment and education coaches.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
Referrals are made in conjunction with the applicants’ case-manager and psychiatrist through the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) only.
To learn more please contact:
Director of Licensed Care
125 Skinner Street
Victoria, BC V9A 6X4
Tel: (250) 389-1211 ext.
Fax: (250) 389-1263