Comox Valley Seniors Village and Casa Loma

4640 Headquarters Rd.
Courtenay, British Columbia, V9N 7J3 Canada

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This Campus of Care, located in the beautiful Comox Valley is located near downtown Courtenay as well as other shopping centres and services. Comox Valley Seniors Village, opening in spring of 2009 is a complete Campus of Care with Independent/Assisted Living and Residential Care facilities. Casa Loma, well known to long time residents of the area, sits on an adjoining property and has 125 Independent/Assisted Living Suites. The Campus of Care model allows residents to ‘age in place’, and this is an ideal situation for couples who are able to remain in the same facility as their care needs change.
Independent/Assisted Living Suites
These are for residents who wish to maintain their independence, knowing assistance is available when they need it. Independent/Assisted Living residents need to be Self Directing, and they also need to be mobile (they may use a walker and/or wheelchair as long as they are able to transfer). This is ideal for couples as well as singles.
• Independent/Assisted Living suites are studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom suites • All suites are well appointed and pleasingly decorated • Furnishings include: kitchenette with bar fridge, fixtures and curtains • Bathrooms are large and are configured for easy access with higher toilets, walk in showers and plenty of grab bars • One-step emergency call bells in every suite: living area and bathroom • Some suites with mountain views • Some suites with balconies
 

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5 out of 5 stars
"Gilmore Gardens has given our Mother a New Lease of Life"
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    My Parents Live Here
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In January of 2014, our Mother was not doing well. She had a back issue and was trying to manage her medications, but she was getting quite forgetful and taking medications early and out of sequence which affected her ability to cope.My Sister and I discussed the situation with the Home Care Worker and decided to ask Mom to check out Gilmore Gardens. She agreed to a trial visit for 3 nights. After 2 nights, my mom, sister, her husband, my husband and myself all agreed this was the best move for her and we decided to move her into Gilmore Gardens.She has settled in extremely well!!! She is socialising more, walking more, eating better, and has made some great new friends. She is enjoying the great food and the many entertainment options, especially when people come in and play the Baby Grand Piano. The staff at Gilmore Gardens is first class!!! They are always considerate, patient and helpful. The kitchen staff always ensure her food allergies are accommodated.The bottom line is that, in January, we thought our mother had weeks left to live. Since she moved to Gilmore Gardens she has a new lease on life and is doing extremely well and we believe we she has years left which makes us all very happy.
5 out of 5 stars
"Thank you Gilmore Gardens"
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    My Parents Live Here
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Over the past seven and one half years the Gilmore Gardens staff have provided a safe, comfortable, non "nursing home" environment for my 97-year-old mother. She enjoys her own suite with familiar belongings and I have peace of mind knowing she is well cared for. The many amenities available have made daily living something to look forward to and I believe the best in Richmond for both of us.
5 out of 5 stars
"This is the Place!"
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    I Live Here
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My mother has been a resident of Gilmore for about 18 months now, and I also know several other residents. I've always been impressed with the excellent quality of the staff, which I think is unequaled in our community, with respect to their care and service of the residents. They genuinely care about my mom and have demonstrated that devotion constantly, but never more than when my mom was in hospital for about 7 weeks in early 2013. When she returned to Gilmore Gardens, she was hesitant and worried about her transition; the staff were so warm and welcoming, with hugs and exclamations of joy to see her back - it was really the best cure for her concerns and such a relief for me. I have no hesitation in recommending the facility for any family that wants to see their beloved parent or grandparent in a comfortable environment, safe & well looked after.
5 out of 5 stars
"Gilmore Gardens Senior Centre"
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    My Parents Live Here
  • Food 5 out of 5 stars
  • Location 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness 5 out of 5 stars
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My parents have lived in Gilmore Gardens for over 2 years now. They absolutely love it and I am so happy that they chose to live there. The staff is unbelievable, all of them. The food is delicious and there is always quite a selection. Their suite is lovely. My parents have made some wonderful new friends and enjoy many of the activities. As the only relative that lives nearby, I feel quite comfortable going on vacations, etc, knowing that if any emergency occurred, the staff at Gilmore Gardens would take care of everything. It gives our whole family peace of mind knowing that someone is available to help 24 hours a day. I would highly recommend Gilmore Gardens.
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