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Elderly Care

Our Care Team

We aim to provide the highest standard of care for all our residents, which in turn builds an outstanding reputation within the care sector. The care we deliver is only made possible by our dedicated and enthusiastic staff. We recruit staff members who share our values, and who are willing to go that extra mile to deliver exceptional care. We look for people who share our vision. These people have to be willing to work hard, while maintaining an enthusiastic and friendly attitude.

We recruit people with previous experience in the health care field as well as new comers to the field. The desire and willingness to pursue lifelong learning must be a personal goal.

Administrator: Cindy Headrick
Director of Care: Karena Marks

 

Medical

Physicians

All residents admitted to our home must be under the care of a Physician who is a member of the College Physicians and Surgeons of BC.

It is the responsibility of the resident’s family and/or guardian to arrange for physician’s appointments and transportation to appointments if a resident is functionally able to manage.

 

Pharmacist

Evergreen and our residents use the services of Campbell River Health and Drug Store exclusively.

 

Nursing

Registered (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • Assesses general care requirements for each resident
  • Develops a personalized care plan and communicates the plan to the other care staff
  • Directs nursing and personal care
  • Medications and treatments
  • Liaison with all other care and support staff
  • Liaison with family and physicians
  • Coordinates all admissions, discharges and transfers

Care Aides

  • Direct resident care under the direction of an RN or LPN
  • Follows the nursing care plan established for each resident
  • Updating the care plan in conjunction with the health care team

Registered Dietician (RD)

  • Provides clinical nutritional support to our residents
  • Each resident is assessed for their level of nutritional risk. The RD develops appropriate nutritional care goals and an individualized nutritional care plan is developed for each resident
  • Collaborates with residents and their families to ensure that individualized nutrition interventions are planned and consistently implemented and evaluated
  • Monitors laboratory data, food and fluid intake records to identify the need for further assessment and revision of the nutritional care plan
  • Provides advice and direction on the interpretation of Regular, Modified & Therapeutic diets and Supplemental feedings, including making recommendations to physicians for diet orders
  • Reviews and approves the home or specific changes or revisions to the core menu
  • Plans therapeutic diets as ordered by the physician

Social Services

  • Provides social support to all residents and families
  • Assesses resident’s cognition and emotional state
  • Liaises with other care staff concerning resident’s care needs

 

Physical Therapies

Physiotherapist

  • Assessing mobility and ambulation needs
  • Assessing ambulation aids
  • Recommending and implementing exercise programs

Occupational Therapist

  • Assessing limitations to activities of daily living (ADL)
  • Assessing for and assisting with acquisition of seating and positioning equipment
  • Determining necessary changes in the new environment
  • Activity Director (in consultation with Occupational Therapy)
  • Assessing resident’s leisure time activities and conducting appropriate programs
  • Obtaining a detailed social history
  • Assessing resident’s leisure skills and abilities
  • Recommending and implementing individual program plan