Exemplary care for the aging
population in our community

Friends & Family Group

LANGLEY LODGE FAMILY & FRIENDS SHARING AND CARING GROUP

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Langley Care Society Mission Statement

To Provide Exemplary Care for the Aging Population in our Community.

Purpose Statement - Family and Friends Sharing and Caring Group

To promote a supportive and collaborative forum where family members and friends of residents of Langley Lodge can share their stories, learn from each other, and discuss successes and opportunities for improvement.  To work together with staff to provide a respectful, collaborative, caring environment for the residents, families and staff, that promotes quality of life and living.

Introducing our Volunteer Leads:

  • Catherine Kidd – Chairperson & family member

Goals and Objectives

To welcome families of new residents of Langley Lodge and offer information, assistance,  and support consistent with the Mission of the Family and Friends Sharing and Caring Group.

To promote information sharing on activities at Langley Lodge and answer questions and/or provide direction as to who to speak with about specific questions or concerns.  This includes:

  1. Welcome and information sessions offered to Family and Friends of newly admitted Residents.
  2. Opportunity for Family and Friends to get together to share and support one another.
  3. Provide a website where relevant materials can be viewed by Family and Friends.

To assist and improve communication between the residents, family members, friends, staff, and management  in order to work together and provide understanding that will promote quality of life and living at Langley Lodge.

To improve opportunities for unit and/or site staff to work together with family on matters affecting the resident’s day-to-day living including:

  1. Issue identification and discussion; and
  2. Recommendations for change at Langley Lodge; and
  3. When appropriate, being heard on proposed changes in policy and practice affecting the well-being of residents.

 

Can I join? Well yes, yes you can. See "Membership Requirements" below.

 

Residents and Family Handbook:

This handbook is helpful tool for navigating through Langley Lodge for both the residents and the family members.


Terms of Reference:

This section gives thorough details of the goals/objectives. organization structure, membership details and the group positions/roles.


Frequency Asked Questions (FAQ):

Your source for the most frequently asked questions at Langley Lodge. Before calling, maybe your answer is here?

 

Resource links:

Visit the city's seniors resources page.

Residential Care Legal Issues: http://wiki.clicklaw.bc.ca/index.php/Introduction_and_Forward_to_Legal_Issues_in_Residential_Care

Elder Abuse Awareness: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/law-crime-and-justice/criminal-justice/victims-of-crime/vs-info-for-professionals/info-resources/elder-abuse.pdf

Gov’t Benefits, Gov’t Services: and forward planning: http://bcceas.ca/resources/education-training-material/ebook-when-im-64/

Membership Qualifications

Family members, and/or health care representative of a resident living within the facility. Family and friends of a deceased resident of Langley Lodge are welcome to continue their involvement with Family and Friends Sharing and Caring Group but would no longer be eligible to vote.

  1. Any Family Member or Friend of a Resident at Langley Lodge is welcome to join, but they must do the following:
    • Participate in discussion and share with and support other group members
    • Adhere to the Code of Conduct
    • Respect the confidentiality of each member and maintain, in confidence, any information shared of a personal or private nature.

Questions

For any inquiries, please contact reception.

  • phone: 604-530-2305

We invite your input. Please click here for our Compliments & Complaints Form.

I can’t even begin to describe the level of care, and attention, and love that my mom is receiving.

- S.  Rue