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We are pleased to provide you with an update about visitation based on new information received from Island Health this afternoon, as well as the schedule for booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine for the people who live in our Care Homes. VISITORS TO OUR CARE HOMES On October 6, 2021, the Provincial Health Officer…

Broadmead Care’s 18th Annual Charity Golf Tournament held on September 23, 2021, was a great success! We could not have asked for better weather and better company as we enjoyed 18 holes of championship golf on the beautiful Royal Colwood Golf Course. We would like to thank all of our sponsors, donors, golfers, volunteers, and…

Two weeks ago, Island Health placed Beckley Farm Lodge (BFL) and Veterans Memorial Lodge (VML) under Enhanced Surveillance Measures in response to a positive COVID-19 test for one team member in each Care Home. During the following two weeks, testing was conducted of anyone who might have been in contact with the positive team member…

It’s Fall in Victoria, and with that in mind, we would like to provide some information about COVID-19 booster shots for people who live in long term care homes, and about the upcoming flu season. COVID-19 Booster Shots You may have heard in the news that the province is preparing to offer COVID-19 booster shots…

Dear Family & Friends of Broadmead Care, I have been at Broadmead Care for two weeks now — and it has been a wonderful time of getting to know team members and settling in to my role as President and CEO. I look forward to meeting as many residents and family members as I can…

We are delighted to let you know that on July 8, 2021, Health Minister Adrian Dix and Dr. Bonnie Henry announced easing restrictions for long term care homes, effective July 19, 2021. What has changed As of July 19, 2021, the following changes will be made for social visitors to our Care Homes: You will…

In order to keep our grounds as safe as possible, the parking lot at Veterans Memorial Lodge is scheduled for repairs beginning Monday, June 7, 2021 at 8:00 am. Work will continue through Thursday, June 10, 2021.This will include areas in visitor parking, including: The handicapped parking spot by the VHC entrance The catch basin…

Meet Samantha, one of Broadmead Care’s Kms4Care team members! Samantha has been a vital member of the recreation team at Beckley Farm Lodge for almost five years! Samantha is clocking kilometres in this year’s Royal Victoria Marathon in support of the veterans, seniors, and adults with disabilities she works with every day. She will run…

Over the past few weeks, we have watched you and your loved ones reconnect in person, in response to the province’s easing of visitor restrictions on long term care homes. The smiles on their faces lift our spirits, and we hope yours have been similarly lifted during your visits. Second-dose COVID-19 Vaccinations We are delighted…

While so many things have changed since March of 2020, resident and family satisfaction remain an extremely important part of ensuring that our community is one “where people of all ages and abilities can experience wellbeing and happiness.”  In 2018, we completed an online survey that received 217 responses.  We repeated this survey in October…