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

 

Hot Topics

 

 

         Meet Dietitian Rob, “My Specialty, Your Loved One’s Collaborative Care- Your Questions Answered”.  Guests Welcome!

 

 

Visitor Safety Plan:

Designated Visitor – a social visitor

The Health Authority mandates ONE family designate who can visit a resident in person (with mask / protocol requirements).

 

Contact Us to Arrange!   Visitations & Messages to Loved One     

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

 

Compassionate Visits:  support in Care

If your loved one is transitioning in their Life Journey, the Care Team will reach out to Resident Decision Maker in collaboration, to notify and arrange visit.

 

Essential Visitor: 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!)

 

Family Council Zoom & Teleconference Monthly Meetings

Have you wondered what a Dietitian’s role is in your loved one’s care, nutrition & safety?   

Don’t miss March’s Family Council Zoom Meeting featuring Aging Well Education:

Meet Dietitian Rob, “My Specialty,  Your Loved One’s Collaborative Care- Your Questions Answered”

March 18, 2021   3:30 – 4:30pm    Bring a Virtual Guest!

Especially valuable for loved ones & caregivers.

To RSVP, please email sbarr@retirementconcepts.com or call 604-582-0808 ext 125. 

 

A Message from Administrative Coordinator

A reminder to file your taxes for 2020.  For subsidized / Fraser Health clients,  mandatory filing is required.

Please refer to Fraser Health filing tax 2020 information here  https://www.fraserhealth.ca/health-topics-a-to-z/home-and-community-care/costs-for-home-and-community-care#.YFEEOCVfMlQ

For Billing, Trust Account, and Contact Info updates

Administration  Coordinator,  Cassio   ctoscano@retirementconcepts.com      604-582-0808 ext 120

 

A Message from Social Worker

If you have not arranged a Power Of Attorney for your loved one, please do so & provide a copy to Guildford Seniors Village.

Veronica will be reaching out to you if your loved one is missing documentation.

If you would like to know how your loved one is adjusting to life in GSV, consented services update, in need of resources, or request for healthcare equipment?

Registered Social Worker, Veronica   gloriousliving2020@yahoo.com      604-580-4516

 

Dining

Spring Summer Menu is anticipated to launch in early April!  #OhYUM

Recent dining experiences featured  Cheese tortellini with Tomato sauce, Green Salad, Berry Crumble cake

Is it lunchtime yet?

Food Photo of the Day

 

 

Therapeutic Recreation

On March 17th, in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, we armchair travel to Ireland and look forward to green beer on Wine Wednesdays!

Have you tasted green beer?

Monthly Resident Council & Silver Spoons Meetingis on Friday, March 19th at 10:00am.

This week, we look forward to life enriching activities inspired by individuals living in Guildford Seniors Village

 

Resources – Tools For Your Success – Looking Ahead

May is Caregiver Awareness month in British Columbia and Canada Revenue Agency is offering live webinars on Benefits and Credits for Caregivers:

Thursday, May 13, 2021 from 1:30 – 3:00pm Pacific time

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from 10:00 – 11:30am Pacific time

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.

You can register for one 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

 

Quality of Life Planning- Finding The Support You Need, When You Need It!

You may know someone who may benefit from more support, less isolation, and greater access to support, nutrition and joy.

Feel welcome to reach out, as we can provide insight, resources and navigation, or arrange a Respite Reservation in a studio apartment, in Guildford Seniors Village.

A Respite experience supports personalized care plan, joys & access to multidisciplinary care, vital for one’s well-being & safety.

*Please know that should an individual move into Guildford Seniors Village based on your recommendation, we like to ThankYou. *Ask about our Gratitude Referral Program*.

 

How Can We Assist You?

Would you like to know how your loved one is doing with their care, attending physician visits or medical update?  

Our nurses specialize in clinical care, charting and ensuring medical support in personalized care for your loved one.

Please know if there is a concern, our nurses will reach out to resident contacts.

Neighborhood Care Teamsemail your questions to:  Nurses-GSV@retirementconcepts.com  or Call Us at

Lead Nurse        604-582-0808 ext 250

1st Floor Dogwood & Maple Neighborhood              604-582-0808  ext 150

2nd Floor Rosewood & Arbutus Neighborhood         604-582-0808  ext 205

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

 

Keeping healthy is our top priority.  Infection Control Education for all staff continues, working with compliance with Health Authority & overseeing Resident Care Plans.

Director of Care, Genevieve

gpelaez@retirementconcepts.com    604-582-0808 ext 207

 

To answer your questions regarding Therapeutic Recreation Programs, Resident participation, Volunteering, Entertainers, Family Council & Resident Council questions :

Manager of Therapeutic Recreation and Volunteers, Tracy

tferchoff@retirementconcepts.com 604-582-0808 ext. 203

 

Do you have questions or feedback regarding meals, cleanliness, laundry, or laundry labelling?

Support Services Manager, Aman

adhol@retirementconcepts.com     604-582-0808 ext 108

 

How Can We Help You? 

I welcome you to reach out with feedback, compliments, concerns and questions about our daily operations. 

I am responsible for physical compliances and liaison between Fraser Health, residents, and families for our Community.

General Manager, Camila

cnunes@retirementconcepts.com

 

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