Homemaking and medical care personalized to the needs of each resident.
Birchview Residences Seniors Home in Prince George
Birchview Residences in Prince George is a 20 Bed Long Term Care Facility. We are Licensed under Community Care & Assisted Living Act with the Northern Health Authority. You can reach us at 778-415-9790
Every day our care home operates with the support of highly qualified and specially trained nursing and professional staff who strive to ensure each of our residents continues to reach their highest level of functioning, in their Physical, Emotional and Social well being with the skill and gentle care we provide.
The Staff at Birchview Residences are committed to providing a safe, caring, home-like environment for residents using the concept of Ageing in Place which follows the Eden Alternative Philosophy. Our goal is to enable each resident to achieve their optimal level of functional ability by providing care services appropriate for that individual. For example, we’ll try to cook their favorite recipes, or tailor outings to their personal interests and activity level – little things that can make a significant difference to an individual’s quality of life.
Dr Vik Desai
Dr. Desai complete his B.Sc. (Hons) in Biochemistry magna cum laude prior to entering Medical School at University of Ottawa. He graduated as valedictorian and proceeded to complete a Family Medicine residency at the University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Hospital. He has subsequently also completed his Emergency Medicine certi?cation at UBC.
Dr. Desai has over 25 years’ clinical experience practicing family and emergency medicine including institutional geriatric care, in British Columbia, Ontario and New Zealand. He was staff physician at the Phoenix Centre Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre in Kamloops for over 10 years. He is a member of good standing of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC and the College of Family Physicians of Canada as well as the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians.
He also volunteers in numerous activities in his community in sports, youth activities as well as teaching health in schools. He is married with 2 children Dr. Desai is committed to dedicating his experience and compassion to the care of the community of Birchview Residences.