Dear Residents’ Family, Friends, Decision-Makers and Guildford Community,

 

I am writing to provide today’s update on a Covid-19 exposure.

One of our staff has been contact-traced for Covid-19 exposure.  Upon notifying us, the employee was requested to have a Covid-19 test done and to self-isolate.  We currently await results regarding the staff in question.

We immediately informed Public Health and it was decided that enhanced monitoring is effective immediately in the 1st Floor Neighborhoods, Maple & Dogwood, in Guildford Seniors Village.

1st Floor Neighborhood Protocols implemented in compliance with health authority are as follows:

Furthermore,

If your family member becomes symptomatic or requires testing, you will be contacted by phone.

Any general updates or information will be sent out in these emails.

Our focus is on each resident and the continued high level care and safety of our community.

 

All inquiries in regards to virtual visitation (i.e Skype, Zoom, Facetime & phone calls) or to email your message to your loved one, please contact the Recreation Department:

gsv-familyvisits@retirementconcepts.com  or 604-582-0808 ext 203.

 

If you have any questions regards to the health of your family member, please call our RNs @ 604-582 0808 ext. 250.

 

If any other assistance, please contact our social worker: Veronica Agberotimi  gloriousliving2020@yahoo.com or 604-582- 0808 ext 104.

 

Thank you for your patience and understanding during these unprecedented times.

Camila Nunes, General Manager &  Genevieve Pelaez, Director of Care

 

Covid Vaccinations are being administered in January to both residents & staff by consent, and supply roll out & directives from local health authorities.

 

Protocols

Strict compliance measures to all protocols remain in Guildford Seniors Village, following the direction of our public health officials, including preventative & enhanced infection control, monitoring residents’ & staffs’ health closely, and visitor designations.

Deliveries: kindly press the button at the speaker (to your left) to inform our team if you’ve delivered an item in the lobby vestibule. Please label your delivery with resident name, and we will ensure sanitizing and delivery to loved one.  For resident safety, kindly refrain from passing items via windows as we must carefully sanitize all.  Thank you.

Essential Services include:

 

Dining

Rosewood & Arbutus Neighborhood Dining Rooms welcoming full service home cooked dining & Snack Trolley.

Please note Dogwood & Maple Neighborhood Dining Rooms are currently closed, and room service of home cooked Winter Menu & Snacks Trolley is in effect.

Oh #YUM Spinach & Cheese Cannelloni with German Potato Soup, Chickpea Salad and Banana Loaf with strawberries as garnish. 

 

Family Council Zoom & Teleconference Meetings   Save The Date!

January 21, 2021   3:30 – 4:30pm & February 18, 2021   3:30 – 4:30pm

Featuring Aging Well Education presented by educators from BC Alzheimers Society: 

Part 1 & 2 “Understanding Dementia & Behaviour Tips / Resources”.  We are honoured to welcome their expertise, and especially valuable for loved ones & caregivers.

To RSVP, please email sbarr@retirementconcepts.com or call 604-582-0808 ext 125, and we will send you a direct invite.

 

A Family Council provides families and friends of residents with a way to support one another as caregivers.

It’s a place to gather, share information, while being involved in helping to improve quality of life of the residents living within Guildford Seniors Village.

 

Learn, Laugh & Stay In The Know: Tips, joy & highlights for successful inspired living.

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 Registered Care Aides Team & Social Worker Veronica are passionate about care, compassion & community

 

Your continued safety and health excellence is vital, please continue to take great care,

 from All of Us in Guildford Seniors Village!