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

 

All previous updates regarding Guildford Seniors Village are located on our Website    https://www.retirementconcepts.com/category/guildford-seniors-village/

 

Guildford Seniors Village, has been declared on outbreak as per health authorities (as of January 8th) regarding two staff members testing positive who are currently isolating at home.

Swab testing done from contact tracing have all come back negative. We are in contact with the health authorities on a daily basis and continue to follow their direction.

For now, we remain under outbreak protocols. The health authorities will determine the time in which we can begin a step down process. That will be communicated thru these emails.

 

Until then, only Virtual Visits are being arranged.  

To schedule or change your scheduled Virtual Visitation (i.e Skype, Zoom, Facetime & phone calls) or email your message to your loved one,

please contact Brittany, Recreation Department:  gsv-familyvisits@retirementconcepts.com   or 604-582-0808 ext 203.

 

*On January 11th, Covid vaccinations arrived and were administered to residents who shared their consent / whose decision makers who have shared their consent.

 

Thank you to everyone for your continued support and diligence in helping us keep everyone safe and well.

It is through combined efforts, vigilance and patience that we will be successful!

 

 

1st Floor Neighborhoods   *Outbreak Protocols implemented in compliance with health authority & Public Health are as follows:

As a precaution:

 

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

General updates or information will be sent out in daily emails.

 

Recreation

‘One-To-One’ Programs continue:

Guided by residents interests, & care plan, activities may include word search & crossword puzzles, knitting, reading, hand massage & Serenity Nail Spa, walking & reading emailed messages from loved ones’.

 

2021 bring exciting option of Wine pairing with lunch!

(consents & Auxiliary Rates apply)

 

Thank you all for your patience & cooperation as we minimize all risk factors, with focus on each resident and the continued high level care and safety of within.

 

Communications:

 

Director of Care, Genevieve Pelaez 

604-580-4282

gpelaez@retirementconcepts.com

 

Or

 

Clinical Lead, Leo Monterola

604-368-1423

lmonterola@wcshm.com

 

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

 

Family Council Zoom & Teleconference Monthly 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 & Stay In The Know: Follow us on Social Media    Tips, joy & highlights for successful inspired living.

If you follow us, ‘like’ or share your comments on our posts, we would like to send you our Gratitude & enter your name into a draw for gift baskets of local vendors!

 

Resources

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions

 

For general information about COVID-19, call 811, or visit HealthLinkBC: https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-feature/coronavirus-covid-19.

 

Your continued safety and health excellence is vital.

 

We wish you continued health excellence,

from All of Us in Guildford Seniors Village