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B.C. Reg. 217/2004
O.C. 476/2004
Deposited May 14, 2004
This consolidation is current to November 26, 2019.
See “Amendments Not in Force” for amendments
effective after November 26, 2019.
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Community Care and Assisted Living Act

Community Care and
Assisted Living Regulation

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 130/2018, September 1, 2018]

2Prescribed services
2.1Prescribed provinces and territories
3Exemptions not permitted
4Appeals to the board
6Publishing information on official website


1   In this regulation, "Act" means the Community Care and Assisted Living Act.

Prescribed services

2   For the purpose of the definition of "prescribed services" in section 1 [definitions] and section 34 (4) (a) [power to make regulations] of the Act, "prescribed services" mean the following:

(a) regular assistance with activities of daily living, including eating, mobility, dressing, grooming, bathing or personal hygiene;

(b) central storage of medication, distribution of medication, administering medication or monitoring the taking of medication;

(c) maintenance or management of the cash resources or other property of a resident or person in care;

(d) monitoring of food intake or of adherence to therapeutic diets;

(e) structured behaviour management and intervention;

(f) psychosocial rehabilitative therapy or intensive physical rehabilitative therapy.

Prescribed provinces and territories

2.1   The following provinces and territories of Canada are prescribed for the purposes of section 11 (2) (b) (i) [powers of medical health officer] of the Act:

(a) Alberta;

(b) Manitoba;

(c) New Brunswick;

(d) Newfoundland and Labrador;

(e) Northwest Territories;

(f) Nova Scotia;

(g) Ontario;

(h) Prince Edward Island;

(i) Québec;

(j) Saskatchewan;

(k) Yukon.

[en. B.C. Reg. 178/2016, Sch. 2.]

Exemptions not permitted

3   A medical health officer must not, under section 16 of the Act, exempt the delivery of any service described in section 2 from the definition of a prescribed service.

Appeals to the board

4   An appeal to the board must be in writing, in the form specified by the board.


5   For the purposes of section 9 of the Act, the director of licensing or a medical health officer may request, by telephone or other means of telecommunication, a warrant authorizing entry into a private single family dwelling.

[en. B.C. Reg. 6/2006.]

Publishing information on official website

6   The prescribed period within which information must be published for the purposes of the following is 30 days:

(a) sections 15.2 (1), 15.3 (1) and (2), 25.5 (1) and 25.6 (1) and (2) of the Act;

(b) sections 7 (1) (a) and 8 (1) (a) of the Community Care and Assisted Living Amendment Act, 2018.

[en. B.C. Reg. 130/2018, s. (b).]

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Community Care and Assisted Living Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 75, sections 11 (2) and 34]