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Residents at Broadmead Care’s care homes in Sidney, Saanich, and Victoria have once again been enjoying visits with family members. Cora’s husband moved in to Veterans Memorial Lodge in February of this year. She hasn’t seen him in person since mid-March. Today, wearing a dress purchased for the occasion, she said, “This visit means everything…

Earlier this year, we were given $30,000 from the Rapid Relief Fund (Victoria Foundation, the Jawl Family, and the Times Colonist), to help keep loved ones and residents connected and engaged during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are so grateful for this generous donation. With it, we were able to increase communication between families and residents…

We are delighted to welcome you back into our Broadmead Care Homes. On June 30, the Minister of Health, Adrian Dix and the Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry announced that long term care homes may open their doors for social visits, allowing residents to have in-person visits with one single designated visitor. Visits will…

One woman. Five marathons. In five days. To raise $5,000. To say we’re amazed by Tracy Marshall’s offer to run five marathons in five days to raise $5,000 for the seniors who live at Beckley Farm Lodge would be an understatement. We’re blown away! Tracy’s mom, Carol, lived at Beckley Farm Lodge until she passed…

Dear Family and Friends, Welcome to our bi-weekly newsletter. This letter includes important information about Father’s Day, a story about generous neighbours in Saanich, and information about a physically ambitious fundraiser for Beckley Farm Lodge! Father’s Day Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 21, and we want to assure you that we are going to…

Dear Family and Friends, We are writing to you today with an update about the Province’s recently released guidelines that expanded the definition of essential visitor. As you all know, keeping COVID out of our Care Homes has required that only essential visitors are able to visit residents. We understand how difficult this has been…

Dear Family and Friends, These past few weeks have shown us the tremendous resilience and strength of the people who live and work in our Care Homes. We recently shared this quote with our staff: Tough times never last, but tough people do. We believe progress is being made in our communities, cities, and province,…