Overlander Residential Care

City/Town:
Kamloops

Site Address:

953 Southill Street
Kamloops, BC V2B 7Z9

Placement Category:

Northern or Rural Site?

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Kamloops is centrally located in the BC interior, with easy access to Vancouver, Kelowna and all the stops in between. Kamloops is known as “The Tournament Capital,” as the city offers a wide variety of summer and winter sports. Our city is large enough to offer all the amenities of a larger centre, but small enough to make it easy to get around. There is a world of recreation right at your doorstep, including hiking, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, golfing and swimming. You can also enjoy live theatre or “Music in the Park” during the summer months. Come enjoy with us!

Site Details

Placement Category: 

Chronic Disease Management

Facility Type:

Long-Term Care/Residential

Patient population description:

ORC is a 183-bed residential care facility, and as such has a wide variety of complex care residents. The conditions range from orthopedic to neurological to cardiovascular conditions. We have a large population of dementia residents with two secure units on site. Many residents have multiple co-morbidities.

Physiotherapist expertise on site (special interests, degrees, certificates, etc.):

The PT department consists of 1 Rehab Assistant and 1 Physiotherapist with a combined 50 years of experience in a variety of settings.

These types of learning opportunities may be available at this site:

ORC offers regular in-services on a variety of topics, which all of our students are encouraged to attend. Students are welcome to attend any education being offered at the hospital . We also ask each student to pick a topic and teach our team a short in-service.

Possible Interprofessional opportunities at this site:

ORC offers many multidisciplinary opportunities. Working on a strong team consisting of Nurses, PT, OT, Social workers, Dietitians, Physicians and Pharmacists, combined with the residents and their families, is absolutely necessary to succeed in residential care.


For information on pre-placement requirements and orientation please refer to the specific health authority listing, found here.

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