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Dear Family and Friends, Welcome to the weekly update! The Provincial Health Officer, Bonnie Henry, has recently delivered good news in BC about coronavirus infection rates. At Broadmead Care, we continue to take every careful measure to keep the coronavirus out and to ensure the safety of the people who live and work in our…

Dear Family & Friends, It is two months since COVID-19 arrived on the scene and changed life as we know it. Since that time, following the orders of our Provincial Health Officer, Ministry of Health, and Island Health, together we’ve worked hard to keep the coronavirus out of our Care Homes – and together we’ve…

Dear Family & Friends, We hope you and your families are well, and enjoying our beautiful West Coast Spring weather. This week, we have a slightly different update for you. Thanks to the efforts of staff and with your support, our Care Homes continue to be COVID-19 free! While we really don’t have anything new…

Dear Family & Friends, We are writing with our weekly update to families and friends of residents in Broadmead Care homes about COVID-19, some information around Mother’s Day (May 10), and to share some of our good news stories with you. This Week at Broadmead Care … We’ve been sharing with you for several weeks…

Dear Family & Friends, Family & Friends April 22, 2020 Dear Family & Friends, We are writing with our weekly update to families and friends of residents in Broadmead Care homes to update you about COVID-19 and the ways we are working together to protect the people who live and work in our Care Homes.…

Dear Family & Friends, We are writing so soon after our weekly update because there has been a change we need to notify you about. On Thursday, April 16, 2020, we received a guidance from Island Health that all healthcare workers whose roles require direct contact with residents are advised to wear surgical or procedural masks…

Dear Family & Friends, It was about a month ago that the landscape shifted for all of us. We first communicated with you about the COVID-19 crisis on March 11, and since then, things have changed in ways we might not have imagined. Like us, you are being asked to adapt swiftly in rapidly changing…

April 8, 2020 Dear Family & Friends, Thank you for your continued support during these challenging times. We appreciate your help and cooperation in protecting and ensuring the wellbeing of those who live and work at one of our Broadmead Care homes. While the COVID-19 crisis continues to require us to restrict visitor access to…

April 1, 2020 Dear Family & Friends, We are writing to you this week with updates as a result of steps the Province of BC continues to take to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, and to protect those who live and work in our Care Homes. Our priority continues to be the health and wellbeing…

March 25, 2020 Dear Family & Friends, The purpose of this newsletter is to provide you this week’s COVID-19 update. As you are aware, the Province of BC has been moving quickly to implement steps to reduce transmission of COVID-19. In our Long Term Care Homes we have taken dramatic steps to reduce the risk…

March 18, 2020 In an effort to keep you fully informed, we will be sending out weekly updates. Unless there are extraordinary circumstances, we will provide an update each Wednesday while the COVID-19 situation continues. Together we are facing a new and challenging situation that affects the entire globe, our province, cities, communities, families, and…

March 13, 2020 The world has been confronted with an issue of enormous scale and human impact, and while we have few confirmed cases of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Canada and in Victoria, your safety, and that of our residents, clients, staff, and volunteers, is of the utmost importance to us. We need your…