Hello Families, Friends, Resident Decision-Makers & Loved Ones,

Welcoming Resident Visitors by appointment since April 1st,  we thank you all for ensuring complete compliance with wearing masks during

the entirety of your visit (no food nor drink), as these are extremely sensitive & unpredictable times in infection control and Covid 19 prevention.

We remain vigilant in managing all risks and continue infection control, as the health & safety of all our residents & our community is our top priority.

Thank you for your continued support in following all the guidelines and helping us continue to keep CoVid out.

 

Dr. Bonnie Henry has advised people not to travel outside their community or health authority, for people to be mindful when planning to come to Guildford Seniors Village

To Arrange Your On-Site Visits:

  1. Visits with residents must be booked in advanced. Email gsv-familyvisits@retirementconcepts.com to plan a visit (or virtual visit).
  2. Please be mindful of social distancing to other residents.
  3. Visitors must keep mask on all of the time while in the building. For this reason, visitors are not permitted to eat or drink with residents at this time.

Planning A Resident Outing with an Approved Visitor:

    1. Only visitors who are on the “Resident Access List” are permitted to remove residents from the secured building.
    2. A minimum of 24 hours advance notice is required by contacting Nurse on Duty before removing resident from building: 604-582-0808 ext 250  Nurses or email Nurses-GSV@retirementconcepts.com
    3. Please provide photo identification to Lobby Reception/Screening if you are an approved Visitor who is taking resident for an outing from Guildford Seniors Village; after nurse approval, signature is required to sign out.

DO

DO NOT

X Do not drink or eat during your visit

X Please do not touch your mask (sanitize hands if so)

X Remove your mask at any time

 

We want to thank the kindness of Visitors bringing food to staff as a thank you – however at this time, food cannot be shared due to infection control. Consider writing a google review to share your appreciation & support!  Your appreciation is respected and valued.

It is wonderful to see you and welcome you back. Thank YOU!

Springtime Blooms in the Maple & Dogwood Gardens

Compassionate Or Essential Visits:  Support in Care

Protocols

Strict compliance to all protocols in place corporately as well as directives of the health authorities, continues at Guildford Seniors Village. This includes preventative & enhanced infection control, monitoring residents’ & essential staffs’ health closely, and visitor designations.

Deliveries at Lobby Entrance:

 

Essential Services include:

(Please note that Volunteers are not approved yet by local health authority. For interested Volunteer Applicants, please feel welcome to apply via  recreation-gsv@retirementconcepts.com and we will inform you when Volunteering is possible in the future. Thank you for your interest!)

Nature’s Miracles are found in Guildford Seniors Village’s gardens

Dining

We look forward to launching our Spring Summer Menu next week.

 

Family Council Zoom & Teleconference Monthly Meetings featuring Aging Well Education 

Join us by Zoom to discover knowledge, support & understanding at our monthly Family Council Meeting.

Don’t miss excellent Grief Education, “Living Life is Living Grief”, presented by BCBereavement.

April 22, 2021   3:30 – 4:30pm   Bring a ‘Zoom’ Guest!

To RSVP, please email sbarr@retirementconcepts.com or call 604-582-0808 ext 125. A Zoom invite will be emailed to you.

Do you know that April is Mental Health Awareness month?

Mental Wellness deserves respect & nurturing daily, and a vital aspect of optimal living.

Especially valuable for loved ones & caregivers.  Guests Welcome!  

Resources Tools For Your Success

Canada Revenue Agency is pleased to host the following live webinars in May and June:

Seniors Benefits and Credits Presentation on May 18, 2021 and June 1, 2021 from 1:30PM – 3:00PM PST

Doing your taxes has its benefits! Benefits, credits and deductions you could be eligible for are the Disability Tax Credit, GST/HST credit, medical expenses, Canada caregiver credit and pension income splitting. Other government departments also use your tax information to calculate your payments, such as the guaranteed income supplement. If you do your taxes after the filing deadline, your payments could be delayed. During the webinar we will be able to answer your questions live.

Persons with Disabilities Presentation on May 20, 2021 and June 3, 2021 from 1:30PM – 3:00PM PST

Benefits and credits available to you! If you live with a disability or have a dependent with a disability, there are benefits and tax credits available to you and the people who support you. Some of the benefits and credits to which you may be eligible for are the Disability tax credit, medical expenses, Canada caregiver credit, and the Child disability benefit. During the webinar we will be able to answer your questions live.

Benefits & Credits for Caregivers Presentation on May 13, 2021 and June 24, 2021 from 1:30PM – 3:00PM PST and May 25, 2021 from  10:00AM – 11:30AM PST

As a caregiver for an individual with a physical or mental impairment there may be benefits and tax credits available to you! Join our webinar to obtain more information about the following topics. Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB), Canada Caregiver Credit, Medical Expenses, Slam the scam. During the webinar we will be able to answer your questions live.

You can register for any of the above webinars by going to the below link and clicking on the link associated with the date of your choice.

https://canada.webex.com/canada/onstage/g.php?PRID=4f1473dfdd206ba0967b78ce55fe4326 (English presentations)

Outreach Officer, Assessment, Benefit, and Service Branch Agence du revenu du Canada / Gouvernement du Canada  

Agente de la visibilité, Direction générale de cotisation, de prestation et de service

Canada Revenue Agency / Government of Canada

Tools for Your Success

Are you taking time to increase self-care & create joy and purpose in your day?

It’s ok to rest, recharge & rejuvenate!

 

Learn & Stay In The Know: Follow us on Social Media    Tips, joy & highlights for successful inspired living.

 

Your continued safety and health excellence is vital.

We wish you continued health excellence,

from All of Us in Guildford Seniors Village

Spring & Summer = Balcony Time!