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Trustworthy and safe
My dad passed away on [date removed] this year in his room at the Guildford Seniors Village. Dad received warm and professional care during his short but comfortable stay (five months) in this nursing home. The daily communication between the nursing staff to keep me abreast of dad’s medical needs and condition was excellent. I live on Vancouver Island and unable to visit as often as I would have liked but my morning phone call to the second floor nursing station was answered immediately and his nurse gave me an update on his physical, mental and emotional state. I know how many residents the nurses and aids are looking after but they always made me feel that my concerns and dad were important. When I did visit, I felt welcome and included. There were many organized gatherings (Halloween, Remembrance Day, New Years, St Patrick’s Day) and a private dining area where our family had a Christmas party with dad. Involvement in the recreational activities is encouraged but residents’ choices to be alone are respected. In our situation, the palliative care provided was professional and personal. I appreciated the guidance and sincere concern I received from the administration and caregivers at the Guildford.
A Homey Atmosphere.
My mother passed away on May 4, this year. Her residence lasted almost 7 years and during that time, care was given to her and respect shown. Like all care homes, the need for more help is evident and the quality of general housekeeping did lack in some areas. But upgrades to painting the halls and rooms and trying to maintain all the required elements is evident with such a short staff. Meanwhile, under trying conditions at times for the staff, they remained happy and jovial with the residents. Holidays were treated with fun and decorations hung to brighten the mood. I would recommend Guildford Seniors Village to others, but be prepared to lend a hand and be there for your loved ones as well.
When you first meet them say how great it will be, making it sound amazing. Totally snowing you, to get you signed up.
The staff provides good service treat loved ones with respect, management so - so. Sometime you leave a voice mail and they don't call back, very frustrating as you are trusting them to care for your loved one. I sure do not want to back there.
A great community for memory care
I have eaten here and I think the soup is fantastic as it is made from scratch. They offer daily activities and the hairdresser is really sweet. Mom says the caregivers treat her like a queen. They take good care of her they will bring her food to her room when needed. They encourage her to be active. They have a nice bathtub with a lift. This community is worth every penny and I would recommend this community for residents with memory issues.
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