Accreditation Update: Accredited with Exemplary Standing!

Accreditation Celebration

In March 2017, a team from Accreditation Canada visited Columbus Residence to conduct an on-site survey and we are proud to announce that as a result, Columbus Residence has been Accredited with Exemplary Standing.

Our organization has attained the highest level of performance, achieving excellence in meeting the requirements of the accreditation program.

In their written report, the surveyors from Accreditation Canada commented that:
"Family members, residents and community partners commented on the compassionate and quality care being delivered at Columbus Residence. Family members are welcomed as partners in care and are encouraged to participate in decisions making. The music therapy and recreational therapy programs provides residents with quality of life and independence. The cleanliness of the facility and the warmth that is felt on entering makes the vision come alive that this is a home for the residents."

We gratefully thank everyone who has supported us on the journey of accreditation.

June Highlight Events

Indulge in some sweet treats at our Cafe Corner on Thursday May 4th at 3:00 p.m. in the Dining Room. Family and friends welcome to join us!

We celebrate Dad at a special Father's Day Pub on Thursday June 15th in the Dining Room at 2:45 p.m. Brian Coghlan will be here to provide the music and song. Family and friends are welcome to join us as we raise a glass in honour of Dad!

The Metro Seniors Swing Band will be here to play those oldies but goodies on Wednesday June 21st at 2:00 p.m. in the Main Lounge.

It's party time again as we celebrate our June birthdays and our country's 150th at our combined Canada Day and Birthday Party on Thursday June 29th. Entertainment will be provided by Brian Zalo. Join the fun in the Dining Room at 2:45 p.m.

Special Father's Day Dinner
Sunday June 18th.

Father's Day Dinner

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A special Father's Day Dinner will be served on Sunday June 18th..

Guest meals are $15 per person and includes a choice of red or white wine with your meal.

Advance reservations are highly recommended as guest seating space is very limited. Reservation may be made with our Front Office staff: 604.321.4405 (Ext 100) Monday-Friday.


Mark Your Calendars: Summer Social & BBQ is July 20th.

Mark Your Calendars!

Our Annual Summer Social & BBQ will be held on Thursday July 20th. The fun kicks off with a BBQ dinner at 5:30 p.m. followed by musical entertainment by "The Suede Dogs". Family and friends are welcome.

Please RSVP by Friday July 14th if you plan to attend.


Stay Sun Safe!

Summer Safety!

We all enjoy the summer but we need to keep in mind that our residents are particularly vulnerable to the effects of excessive heat.

You can help us keep your loved one "sun safe" during the hot summer weather with the following precautions:




Every Tuesday at 3pm

June Calendar

For more information about all programs and events in June please click on the calendar below.

June 2017

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Our Latest Newsletter

Summer Newsletter

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Previous Newsletters: CLICK HERE

Family Council News

The next Family Council Meeting is scheduled for Monday June 26th at 4:00 p.m.

Note: There will be no Family Council meetings held in July or August. Regular meetings will resume in September.

If you would like more information about our Family Council please contact Paloma Leon in our Recreation Department (Ext 124) or visit our FAMILY COUNCIL webpage.



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