Telephone Numbers:

  • 100 Mile District General Hospital – 395-7600
  • South Cariboo Health Centre – 395-7676
  • Hospice Program – 395-7680
  • Mill Site Lodge – 395-7695
  • Fischer Place – 395-7696
Acute Care

100 Mile District General Hospital

The original hospital was opened on July 15, 1966. An extension to the hospital in 1975
added service areas including radiology, laboratory and physiotherapy to the facility.
An Emergency department up-grade was completed in 2005.

The Health Centre in whole employs over 250 full-time, part-time and casual employees.
These staff often work across the facility. Included in this total are over 100 Registered
Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Residential Care Aides and Home Support Workers.

The community supports 12 physicians with a compliment of visiting students, residents and locum tenens.

Acute Care currently operates 16 beds. The Emergency Department has 4 beds, a trauma room,a cast room and an observation room.

Services located in the hospital are:

  • General Medicine
  • Emergency Department
  • Obstetrics
  • Limited Operating Room
  • Outpatient/Day Surgery
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Laboratory
  • Crisis Stabilization
  • Physiotherapy
  • Therapeutic dietician
  • Hospice/palliative services

Long Term Care

Fischer Place & Mill Site Lodge

Fischer Place and Mill Site Lodge provide excellent long term care in a home-like setting on picturesque grounds in 100 Mile House, British Columbia–one of the stops on the historicold Gold Rush Trail! Both Fischer Place and Mill Site Lodge are located in the South Cariboo Health Centre, which also houses an emergency department, diagnostic facilities, acute care beds and Community Care Services.

Our Houses offer a variety of programs designed to maintain health, dignity, enjoyment, and family relationships and to provide sustained care, treatment and realistic goals for the individual.

Residents have ready access to residential administration on a personal one- to-one basis or through their own governing body, the “Residents’ council,” which meets monthly.

Mill Site Lodge/Fischer Place

Fischer Place and Mill Site Lodge support the right to a quality of life which assists
individuals in maintaining their dignity, independence and individuality, and in utilizing
available resources to optimize levels of care by providing

  • Multi-level care
  • Respite Services
  • Adult Day Services
  • Community Health – South Cariboo Health Centre
  • Public Health / Community Health

  • Community Care

    Environmental Health:

    • Inspection of septic disposal systems
    • Inspection of restaurants
    • Safe drinking water
    • Investigation/monitoring of food poisonings/rabies

    Immunization Programs for:

    • Infants
    • School age
    • Adults
    • Information and referral source
    • Needle exchange program
    • Red Cross Loans Cupboard
    • Home & Community Care Nursing

    Case management, assessment and referral of long term care patients in their home
    Family care homes
    Facility wait list, placement and respite
    Palliative care
    Medication and wound care management
    Diabetic care and teaching
    Community physiotherapy and occupational therapy
    Dietician and nutrition services

    Home Support:

    Mental Health:


    Respite Care

    Fischer Place provides assistance to families in the community enabling them to take a break
    from caring for a loved one by providing a bed for a short time (approximately two weeks).
    Respite Care residents participate in the regularly scheduled activities.

    There is a daily charge for Respite Care. Arrangements can be made for this service through the Community
    Care Program located in the Health Centre below Fischer Place.

    Transition Care

    The purpose of Transition Care is to provide clients approved for placement with an
    opportunity to explore their ability to improve functioning and return to live in the

    The estimated length of stay in a Transition bed is 30 to 45 days. There is a daily charge
    for a clients stay. Transition Care clients participate in the regularly scheduled activities as desired and able.

    Convalescent Care

    Convalescent care is a Community Partnership with Fischer Place and 100 Mile District Hospital for providing additional recuperation time for persons who require sub acute/restorative care after surgery or serious illness in order for them to continue living in the community.

    The expectation of the program is to provide an appropriate environment with programs and
    services for the elderly which will enhance their functional abilities so that they may be
    discharged to the community with the highest level of independence possible.

    The average length of stay in a convalescent bed is 2-6 weeks. There is no charge to the
    client for this service. Clients participate in all of the scheduled activities as desired and able.

    Palliative Care

    This program provides an alternative service to admission to acute care through emergency departments and/or continued occupancy in an acute care bed for those individuals requiring palliative care but do not require acute care services. Pain and symptom management are integral parts of this program.

    There is a per diem charge for the client’s stay. The client participates in all the
    scheduled activities as desired and able.