Hello Family Members & Guildford Seniors Village Community, we cherish and celebrate a healthy community.

For reference to our weekly updates, please read below and find link on Guildford Seniors Village Website here   https://www.retirementconcepts.com/category/guildford-seniors-village/    Please feel free to share with  family members!

 

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This is wonderful way to find inspiration, learn, laugh & stay in the know with our featured tips, events & highlights for successful inspired living.

 

A Message From our Director of Care

Remaining vigilant in infection control, and with flu season approaching, we are preparing for vaccinations for residents.  Nurses will reach out to family decision makers for consents. Our Flu Vaccine Clinic is scheduled for Oct 29th.

Protocols

Strict compliance measures to all protocols remain unchanged 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 sanitize all.  Thank you.

Essential Services include:

 

Designated Visitor protocols continue, please contact as per below to make your arrangement:

One Designated Visitor:             

To Schedule a visit, email: recreation-gsv@retirementconcepts.com  or call 604-582-0808 ext. 203.   Preparation & Visit details will be shared with you.

 

Compassionate Visitation:

If your loved one is transitioning in their life journey, our Clinical Care Team will reach out to you to arrange visitation & specific protocols.

 

Arrange a Social Phone Call or Facetime Visit:

email: recreation-gsv@retirementconcepts.com  or call 604-582-0808 ext. 203

 

To Send A Message or Photos to Your Loved One:

email: recreation-gsv@retirementconcepts.com and we will be pleased to deliver to your loved one.

(feel welcome to send mail via Canada Post- we do sanitize before delivery to resident)

 

Compliments & Queries:

please contact General Manager, Camila Nunes  cnunes@retirementconcepts.com   604-582-0808 ext. 103

 

Family Council Returns Virtually!

Interested in attending a Family Council Meeting? 

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

 

Save The DateWe resume Family Council Meetings “Virtually”, on October 22 at 3:00pm to 3:40pm.  An invitation will soon be emailed to you to register.

We look forward to seeing you!

 

Dining Experiences are Resident’s Choice

 

Our home cooked menu within four Neighborhood Dining Rooms, offers variety and Resident’s Choice favourites.  Last week we enjoyed an Oktoberfest menu.

On Monday October 12, we celebrate Thanksgiving with a delicious dinner menu of:

Roast Turkey with Stuffing

Brussel Sprouts & Squash

Mashed Potato

Cranberry Sauce & Gravy

Ginger Cake

Oh YUM!

#ThisIsRecreation

We wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving!  In celebration of Gratitude, our Gratitude Tree is on display, which will hang resident & community messages.

What are you most grateful for?   Email us your Gratitude, and we will hang on our tree for inspiration and warmth in community   sbarr@retirementconcepts.com

 

In The #RCSpotlight      Connecting You ToTools For Success – It’s Our Specialty!

 

Coping With Pandemic – Resources

Canada Revenue Agency is offering the following webinars in November:

Seniors Benefits and Credits Presentation on November 25, 2020 from 1:30 – 3:00pm

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.

 

Persons with Disabilities Presentation on November 12, 2020 from 1:30 – 2:30pm

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.

 

You can register for any of the above webinars by going to this link:

https://gts-ee.webex.com/gts-ee/onstage/g.php?PRID=e9783f96aaad4ac271c2f69e789604a2

and clicking on the link associated with the date of your choice.

 

Outreach Officer, Assessment, Benefit, and Service Branch

Canada Revenue Agency / Government of Canada

 

 

Gratitude

We thank www.leanneharpsong.com for sharing your talents in serenading our community last week.  Harp Therapy is vital to soothing & lifting community spirits – a gift to us all.

We are thankful for the devoted community of essential staff & essential services team, family support and professional network such as attending physicians Dr. S & Dr. D. Your skill speciality in collaboration of Resident quality of life and wellness is respected and treasured.

 

What a privilege to share the celebration of Shirley & Richard’s 72nd Wedding Anniversary (& Happy Birthday Richard)!

We are humbled by the life lessons and wisdom. We raise our cheers to you both!

Warmest Wishes from All of Us in Guildford Seniors Village!