Cokely Manor

Cokely Manor is a 30-suite residence offering assisted living in a warm home-like atmosphere. Outside, are beautifully landscaped ornamental gardens and a spacious lawn, set amongst mature fruit trees and evergreens. There are wheelchair-friendly paths for short strolls and benches conveniently located throughout. Arrowsmith Lodge, our long-term care facility, is just a short walk away.

Our Commitment

Cokely Manor is dedicated to providing an Assisted Living atmosphere that represents quality and care for all who enter the doors. Our residents will receive a level of service that recognizes their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

A home-like space in a community to call home

One Bedroom & Bachelor Suites

The one bedroom and bachelor suites all have large windows which provide views of the landscaped property. Each suite has a patio, window blinds, microwave oven, fridge, safe for valuables, cable TV and telephone connections.

Residents are required to provide their own furnishings (e.g. sofa, end tables, dresser, etc.). Keep in mind that space is limited.

We provide light weekly housekeeping services, this includes laundering of bed linens. Washers and dryers are on site for personal laundry needs.

Cokely Bistro

At Cokely Bistro, we recognize the cultural, physical and social importance of food. Food not only feeds the body but feeds the heart and spirit as well.

Utilizing a restaurant type setting, we are committed to serving appetizing, nutritious meals, prepared in an immaculate kitchen and served in a warm, homelike setting. We provide lunch and dinner to each resident.

We also have a private family dining area that can be reserved to celebrate special occasions with your loved one. Our staff can assist you with preparations.


Activities are scheduled weekly for residents, monthly calendars are posted and daily programs are displayed on the activity board in the lobby area. In addition, musical entertainment is regularly scheduled; every month we have a special outing and celebrate residents’ birthdays.

See our Cokely Manor Resident Handbook (2021) for more details and guidelines on living at Cokely Manor.

Weekly Happy Hour!

Welcoming residents and their family members to join in…

Musical Guests

Songs to feed your soul and liven up the everyday


The first step for moving into Cokely Manor is to determine your eligibility.

A Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) Long Term Care Case Manager will determine if a person qualifies for subsidized assisted living.

You may be eligible if you are:

  • a Home & Community Care client and have a Long Term Care Case Manager, and are;
  • able to make your decisions on your own behalf, and are;
  • able to live independently, but require help with day-to-day activities, and are;
  • not managing well in your home with available services.

If you do not currently have a VIHA Long Term Care Case Manager, you can get more information by phoning the Vancouver Island Health Authority — 250-951-9550.

Day-to-Day at Cokely

  • The Bistro is open daily and we are happy to cater to some specialized diets. Guests may join you for a meal and order from our excellent menu!
  • Lunch: 11:30
  • Dinner: 4:30
  • Guests are required to make a reservation.

We provide light weekly housekeeping services. This includes laundering of bed linens. Other housekeeping services such as personal laundry, dusting, window cleaning, carpets, moving furniture and seasonal cleaning are available on a fee for service basis.

Large Media room with fireplace. Activities are scheduled and posted throughout the week.

NOTE: You can view the latest Activities calendars for Cokely Manor and Arrowsmith Lodge by visiting our Downloads section

Smoking is not permitted on the property. You must be off property limits to smoke.

OT assessment is required for tenant use of scooters. There is a designated parking area for scooters in the basement, accessed from Molliet Street. Scooters are not allowed in suites or common rooms.

The front doors are locked at 6:30 pm. You must attend your guests after that time. We have a security company who patrols the Manor on a regular basis during the evening.

Cable TV is available at an extra cost. If you wish to have this service, please contact the Manager.

Hydro – There is a hydro surcharge of $18.00 per month per suite.

Heat is included in your rent. Telephone services are your responsibility. Please contact the phone company.

A small storage locker is provided for you in the basement. It is your responsibility to provide a lock. Please ensure that you keep your storage area locked.

  • Each suite has a mailbox located inside the Manor, located directly across from the Manager’s office. Mail is delivered to your box by Canada Post, and an outgoing mailslot is provided.
  • The postal code of the Manor is: V9P 1M9.

This is your home and family & friends are welcome at any time. Please remember that small children must be supervised at all times. Ask us about the use of one of our rooms for family get-togethers or parties!

Overnight guests are allowed for three nights. There are rules regarding how long guests can stay. Please discuss this with the Manager.

Visitor parking available. 

There is a residents’ store that is operated by volunteers. It is open during posted hours. At the store, you may purchase milk, snacks, stamps and a few other grocery items. Let us know if you would like us to stock something or if you would like to volunteer to help with the store.

  • There is a hair salon/barber shop located at Arrowsmith Lodge (directly behind the Manor). Appointments may be made by calling (250) 248-4331, extension 113
  • Foot Care
  • Dental Services
Contact the Manager at 250-947-9777 ext. 5 for further information and/or explanations.