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Dear Family and Friends of Veterans Memorial Lodge, As you are aware, Island Health placed Veterans Memorial Lodge under Enhanced Surveillance Measures in response to a positive COVID-19 test for one of our team members. I am delighted to let you know that all the test results we have received for residents and staff who…

Veterans Memorial Lodge (VML) is currently under enhanced surveillance measures after one of our team members tested positive for COVID-19. We are working closely with Island Health’s Medical Health Officer and Public Health team, and will keep you informed on a regular basis. What you need to know On August 30, 2021, Island Health advised…

One of summer’s great culinary joys is crisp, delicious corn on the cob. Thanks to Michells Farm, the people who live at Rest Haven Lodge in Sidney, BC, are enjoying the fresh taste of summer right in their own home. Residents worked with Kitchen and Activity team members to shuck corn. What a great reminder…

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many activities in the past year and a half, and until today, that included the ability for the people who live at Veterans Memorial Lodge to gather for worship services. Today Chaplain Francis joyfully led a gathering of residents in his first service since joining Broadmead Care, and the first…

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…