Cherish at Central Park

Cherish at Central Park

   
917 Avrill Road, Victoria, British Columbia, V9B 0T2
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Lifestyle options:
Independent Living
Guest stays available, Private home-care allowed
Cost (from):
$2,595
Suites:
130 suites (1-bed, 2-bed)
Capacity:
200 residents

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About Cherish at Central Park

Everyone is provided with the opportunity to do what they can and participate, as little or as much as they like. Cherish is there to help people help themselves, to protect and nurture their independence with kindness and caring. We have everything you would expect from a state of the art community living building: theatre, putting green, woodshop, silversmithing, whole food chef prepared meals and more. Pet friendly. If you're ready to be Cherished, call us today.

Opened in: 2017
Ownership Type: profit
Languages Spoken: English

Insider reviews & perspectives

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This brand new retirement home is just on the edge of Greater Victoria and conveniently close to the Trans-Canada. Cherish promises to provide all the latest in seniors' care, in a fantastic suburban Vancouver Island setting. Situated on the Island flatlands (an ideal location for seniors who need to avoid inclines), this building allows you to choose the exact suite that will suit you.

Just some of the onsite luxuries to be built into the community are: a cheerful little bar, a spa and beauty salon, a putting green for golfers, movie theatre, and shops for woodworking and silversmithing. Other conveniences include a party room, a chapel, and a variety of activity facilities, including a games room, walking paths and more. It's ideal for Victoria and Vancouver Island seniors heading into retirement, or for those from out of the area who have always dreamed of retirement on the Island.

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Interview videos

Cherish at Central Park - Interview with Management: Micky Fleming
  • In this Perspective:
  • Micky Fleming is the president and CEO of Cherish at Central Park, a retirement community in Victoria, B.C. offering independent living services.
  • 0:55 - What are three things you love about your job?
  • 1:22 - Why is this the career for you?
  • 2:22 - What makes Cherish at Central Park unique in the Victoria area?
  • 3:00 - What are the features of the building that appeal to your residents?
  • 5:15 - How do residents request programs or activities to be added to the schedule?
  • 7:29 - Where do your residents typically come from?
  • 8:27 - Is there a shared trait between those who choose to live at Cherish at Central Park?
  • 9:23 - Do you have a favourite menu item?
  • 9:57 - How do you build your menus?
  • 11:19 - Can residents request items or recipes on the menu?
  • 12:13 - How would you describe the lifestyle?
  • 13:09 - What’s your advice for families who disagree about making this move?
  • 16:55 - How does the residence allow for ageing in place?
  • 19:15 - How do you communicate with families outside the residence?
  • 21:13 - Is there an event or occasion you always look forward to?
  • 22:24 - How has Cherish responded to changes in the industry?
  • 24:10 - What’s coming up for Cheris in the next five or ten years?
  • 25:28 - What’s your advice for those in their search now?
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Testimonials and Stories

  • Can I really afford this?

    "When you take into consideration all the bills you pay now,
    this is incredibly affordable. Sure there are cheaper places out there,
    but you pay for what you get."

  • Am I ready to downsize?

    "I never dreamt that at 84, I would be on a new adventure like
    this. I am young and healthy enough to make this decision for me.
    I was able to choose what I items I did and didn't want. I didn't
    wait until someone made the decision for me. The key for myself was
    to surround myself with the things I love the most. Every item here
    has a significance or memory I want to have with me always and I
    get to see it everyday"

  • Am I too young for Senior Living?

    "My biggest fear was moving to a place like this and feeling
    alone - I thought I was too young to be here. The truth is, moving
    here has given me more independence than I had before. I get to do
    the things I want to do worry free! The best part is knowing my
    family doesn't have to worry for me - I am safe here and I'm young
    enough to enjoy it."

Lifestyle

Lifestyle options

Independent Living (definition)
Cost from $2,595

We work under the "Cluster Care" system where individual with care needs are matched with subsidized (if eligible) home care workers resident in our building. The relationship is between the Health Authority and the individual. We have assisted bathing facilities available to all residents.

Includes

  • Designated dining area
  • Meals (3x/day)
  • Daily tidy (Extra fee)
  • Housekeeping (1x/week)
  • Medication administration (Extra fee)

Assistance with

  • Bathing (Extra fee)

Suites

Type Size
(sq ft)
Lifestyle CostCompanion fee Includes Contact
1-bed 585 $2,595 (Rent) +$645 per month
  • Cable TV in room (additional fee)
  • Call Bell System
  • Kitchenette
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Personal phone number in room (additional Fee)
2-bed 775 $3,895 (Rent) +$645 per month
  • Cable TV in room (additional fee)
  • Call Bell System
  • Kitchenette
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Personal phone number in room (additional Fee)
  • Type: 1-bed
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $2,595
  • Size: 585sq/ft
  • Companion fee: +$645
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (additional fee)
    • Call Bell System
    • Kitchenette
    • Patio/Balcony
    • Personal phone number in room (additional Fee)
  • Contact: email

  • Type: 2-bed
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $3,895
  • Size: 775sq/ft
  • Companion fee: +$645
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (additional fee)
    • Call Bell System
    • Kitchenette
    • Patio/Balcony
    • Personal phone number in room (additional Fee)
  • Contact: email

Dining

Red Seal Chefs prepared whole foods. No packages, powders or preservatives. All meals prepared "home-made" style on site. Simple and savory.

Meal service : Bistro: Resident & family (24 hours), Bistro: Resident and family (daytime), Room Service (extra fee), Table service, Tray service in suite (extra fee)

Seating type : Open seating

Amenities & Services

Residence Amenities & Services

24-hr concierge
Arts and crafts
Billiards
Chapel
Community Garden
Computers
Emergency call system (pendent)
Fitness Studio
Games Room
Gift Shop
Hairdresser
Hobby kitchen
Internet
Laundry machines
Library
Mail box
Movie theatre
Newspaper delivery available to suite
Onsite foot care
Parking (indoor)
Parking (outdoor)
Party room
Patio/Courtyard/BBQ
Pet friendly
Private bus for outings, regular trips
Private dining room for family/friends
Pub/Bar
Putting Green
Recreation facilities onsite
Religious Services & Holiday Celebrations
Spa Services
Spa tub or shower room
Spa/Beauty Salon
Storage lockers
Walking Path

Programs & Activities

Arts and Crafts
Assisted Walks/Trails
Bible Classes
Billiards/Pool Tables
Bingo
Bocce Ball
Brain Fitness
Card Games
Day Trips
Entertainment
Excursions
Exercise Program
Gardening
Golf
Movie Nights
Parties
Religious & Holiday Services
Sewing
Table Tennis
Theatre
Volunteering
Weekly Shopping Trips & Excursions
Woodshop

Staff & Care

Care services

Care options available:

  • Guest stays available
  • Private home-care allowed

Move-in requirements

• Medical form completed by family doctor
• Personal Interview

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Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood

We are directly across the street from the largest shopping area in Greater Victoria with all the desired amenities. We are three blocks from Victoria's largest entertainment area with a new YMCA and Victoria Conservatory of Music. Wheel chair accessible fishing pier on Langford Lake 750 meters from the building. Flat quiet residential walking to the west.

Cherish at Central Park is located at 917 Avrill Road, Victoria, British Columbia, V9B 0T2.


What's nearby:

Attached to our residence
Superstore Langford Walk-in Medical Clinic
West Shore Dental Clinic
Shoppers Drug Mart
Superstore Pharmacy
Walmart Pharmacy
City Bus Stop

Compare Cherish at Central Park with nearby communities

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Arbutus Ridge by the SeaCobble Hill, British Columbia 28.13km
Wedgwood HouseIndependent LivingDuncan, British Columbia 40.39km
Sherwood HouseIndependent LivingDuncan, British Columbia 40.40km

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