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Sherwood House
  

Sherwood House

   
280 Government Street
Duncan, British Columbia, V9L 0B5
Sherwood House
 
  

Sherwood House

   
280 Government Street, Duncan, British Columbia, V9L 0B5

Cost (from):
$2,890 per month
Capacity:
62
Total Suites:
62
Overnight Care Staff:
1

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 Laura Griffin


Address:
280 Government Street, Duncan, British Columbia, V9L 0B5
about this community

About this community:

Welcome to Sherwood House, a place where you can hang your hat. A place you can call your own. From tasty home-cooked meals to five-star plated celebrations, fun-filled activities, weekly housekeeping and linen service, 24/7 emergency response–all this in a secured environment we’ve got you covered! Your well-being is our priority. We are sure you’ll be delighted with the surroundings and personalized life style Sherwood House has to offer. We are pet friendly!

Year Founded: 1998
Ownership Type: profit
Languages Spoken: English

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Level of Care

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Health Services:

    Care options available:

    • Private home-care allowed
     Independent Living

    Private home care is available by Vancouver Island Health Authority coordinated and paid for by resident.

    Details
    Cost from$2,890
    Designated dining areaYes
    MealsIncluded (3x/day )
    HousekeepingIncluded (1x/week )


    Amenities & Services

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    Residence Amenities & Services

    • 24-hr concierge
    • Arts and crafts
    • Billiards
    • Emergency call system (pendent)
    • Fitness Studio
    • Games Room
    • Hairdresser
    • Internet
    • Laundry machines
    • Library
    • Mail box
    • Mail to concierge
    • Newspaper delivery available to suite
    • Parking (outdoor)
    • Party room
    • Patio/Courtyard/BBQ
    • Pet friendly
    • Private dining room for family/friends
    • Religious Services & Holiday Celebrations
    • Spa Services
    • Spa tub or shower room
    • Spa/Beauty Salon
    • Wheelchair (electric)
    • Wheelchair (scooter)
    • Wheelchair Accessible


    Programs & Activities

    • Arts and Crafts
    • Billiards/Pool Tables
    • Bingo
    • Brain Fitness
    • Card Games
    • Entertainment
    • Exercise Program
    • Golf
    • Movie Nights
    • Parties
    • Weekly Shopping Trips & Excursions


    Dining

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    dining

    Continental breakfast. Table service at dinner and lunch. 2 choices per meal.

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    Meal Service

    • Buffet
    • Room Service (extra fee)
    • Table service
    • Tray service in suite (extra fee)

    Seating Type

    • Assigned seating
    • Two Seatings

    Special Diets

    • Diabetic
    • Low sodium
    • Vegetarian

    Staffing

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    staffing

    Number of care staff:

    • Daytime: 8
    • Weekends: 6
    • Nights: 1
    Medical Staff
    DoctorNot available
    DentistNot available
    PhysiotherapistNot available
    ChiropodistNot available

    Suites

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    TypeCare TypeOwnershipCost/mth fromSizeCompanion feeAmenitiesContact
    1-bedroomIndependent LivingRent$2,890617sq/ft+$750
    • Cable TV in room (additional fee)
    • Kitchenette
    • Patio/Balcony
    • Personal phone number in room (additional Fee)
    email
    2-bedroomIndependent LivingRent$3,800813sq/ft+$750
    • Cable TV in room (additional fee)
    • Kitchenette
    • Personal phone number in room (additional Fee)
    email
    • Type:
    • Ownership: Rent
    • Cost: $2,890
    • Size: 617sq/ft
    • Cost mth/from: +$750
    • Details:
      • Cable TV in room (additional fee)
      • Kitchenette
      • Patio/Balcony
      • Personal phone number in room (additional Fee)
    • Contact: email

  • Type:
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $3,800
  • Size: 813sq/ft
  • Cost mth/from: +$750
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (additional fee)
    • Kitchenette
    • Personal phone number in room (additional Fee)
  • Contact: email


  • Neighbourhood

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    neighbourhood

    deal location with all the shops, entertainment and services Duncan has to offer a short level walk from your front door. With regularly scheduled bus trips you don’t have to drive if you do not want to. Sherwood House is ideally located with a lush forest as your back yard, gardens all around and a view of the core of town from the lounges on each floor. You can enjoy being centrally located without losing the beauty of nature. But don’t just take our word for it, come on down, have a cup of tea, take a tour and see for yourself why people are lining up to make Sherwood House their new home!

    Nearby:

    Valley Seniors Organization of Duncan

    Move-in Requirements

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    • Personal Interview

    General Manager's Message

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    News

    Hello,

    My name is Laura Griffin and I have the privilege of managing Sherwood House.

    Our web-site and brochure provide information including comprehensive services, suite information and convenient location.  What has struck me utmost since I have come on board here and would like to share with you are provisions that are difficult to capture in words or pictures. 

    Sherwood House staff care; know everyone including our four-legged tenants by name.  Random acts of kindness occur daily, with no need or want of recognition.

    People “move-in” and over days and months friendships between residents develop and grow.  Loved ones and friends are soon enjoying meals, tea and clapping along during entertainment socials. 

    “Sherwood House” becomes “Sherwood Home”. 

    Everyone contributes to our “quote of the day” board.  A favorite is “Every house where love abides, and friendship is a guest, is surely home, and home sweet home for there the heart can rest.”  ~Henry Van Dyke

    If you move to Sherwood House, you’ll be moving Home. 


    Stories & Testimonials

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    stories

    I certainly say you should move in hereexpand

    I love it here at Sherwood House. I have no regrets at all for moving here.  Everyone is really nice and treats you really good. I certainly say you should move in here….   

    ...



    Clean building, delicious food and everyone is so very helpfulexpand

    A little more than a year ago, my step-father passed away and my husband and I began the difficult process of helping my mother adjust to a new life. The most challenging part of this journey was helping my mother realize that her home was now too large and remote for her to continue to live there safely. My husband and I were determined to find accommodation for my mother that was safe, friendly and allowed her the independence she so keenly wanted to preserve. It only took us a couple of minutes during our first tour of Sherwood House to realize we had found that place. Managers Bev and Roz Wilson are attentive, understanding and professional: it was clear they had helped many families make this transition and we felt in great hands. We had a few tours, including lunches and dinners in the dining room with the other residents, all of whom were welcoming and happy, and with every visit my mother felt more comfortable.

    Now a year and a half later, I can say that our first impressions were spot on. All the staff, from the front desk, to the kitchen, to the cleaners, are kind and caring. My mother, homemaker and cook extraordinaire, tells everyone how nice and clean the building is, how delicious the food tastes, and how everyone is so very helpful. A year and a half ago, we worried that she’d never say that about anywhere. Today, although she’s begun repeating herself a little more often, every time we hear those words, we are so very glad.

    ...



    Care, support and true friendlinessexpand

    Thank you for making dad’s stay with you so enjoyable. He always had many nice
    Things to say and do. We can’t say enough about the care, support and true
    Friendliness of all that work and live there.
    It takes the staff to create that and that will always be remembered.

    Warm Wishes

    Hubert Colbourne & Family

    ...



    You are extraordinary peopleexpand

    Thank You so much for caring for our mom is such a kind way. We appreciate all you do for her and all the other residents too. May God bless you today and always! You are extraordinary people with such warm hearts for the elderly.

    Sincerely,

    Jeanette Jackson & Jenny Cnossen’s family

    ...



    Thank you for keeping my Mom safeexpand

    Thank you for keeping my Mom safe both generally and yesterday during the fire alarm. It was obvious to me that you had a plan and even if plans can be fine tuned, everyone from what I could see was safe. Thanks so much. I also want to thank you for that lovely letter that you sent Mom last week. She has been feeling kind of useless as many of her roles in the family and elsewhere are not possible for her to do anymore. She is very pleased to know that she has a role as an encourager.

    ...



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    Read Our Review

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    stories

    Sherwood House is a homey, cozy place focused on community-building. For seniors in Duncan and area, this provides a unique combination of reasonably priced independent living with some very refined features. Some of the unexpected advanced features here include five-star chef-prepared meals, a spa, and beautifully designed suites.

    Personalized, active lifestyle is part of the core values here. You'll leave behind housework and laundry, and jump into a lifestyle of good friends having fun together. Things to do range from movie nights to golf, to regular parties, to billiards and card games, and so much more. For all that, you can also enjoy private time in one of the well-appointed suites, which range from one bedroom to two bedrooms, starting at less than $3,000 per month all-inclusive.

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