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Joanne Egan and Anna Gowriluk are two friends from Sidney, BC, who have a passion for sewing, an eye for design, and a heart for giving back to their community. During the pandemic, they teamed up to create and sell handmade items to friends and family, in support of different charities across the city. Their…

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…

When Jerry received a call from Broadmead Care, he never imagined it was because he’d just won the first ‘Worth a Shot’ 50/50 jackpot. “I was so surprised. I wasn’t expecting anything. I am blessed — I work, and I receive something, so I like to give anything extra to help someone else. Sometimes it’s…

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…

Victoria Pickles is completing her master’s degree in nursing while working with Broadmead Care, a non-profit long term care organization. For her final practicum, she worked with UVic’s School of Nursing faculty and Island Health’s Professional Practice office to plan third and fourth year undergraduate student involvement in BC’s vaccination program and COVID-19 response for…

Wendy O’Dwyer hadn’t seen her mother in the flesh for more than year. It’s the first time in her life that she’s gone a whole year without seeing or hugging her, and Thursday as she headed into Veterans Memorial lodge in Saanich, she could hardly contain her excitement. Watch the news clip, or read the…