Peace Portal Seniors Village is a two-storey long-term care community with rooms on two wings per floor.
Our mission: to improve the quality of life for seniors. We fulfill this mission by providing seniors daily care and health monitoring designed with their needs in mind.
Peace Portal Seniors Village is a place where each resident is acknowledged as unique. Acting on this belief enhances their sense of dignity, usefulness and self-respect, fostering both mental and physical health.
We provide choices of services and programs to suit residents’ mobility and interests. Our experienced staff treat the residents like family, and the result of this important value, acted upon daily, improves the quality of life for all.
Our community provides a comfortable surroundings in a home-like setting. Peace Portal Seniors Village was designed as a long-term community and built to support that purpose, being completed in 1986.
The two-storey long-term care community has just over 30,000 square feet with rooms on two floors. The original design and features have served its purpose well since it opened.
A recent $1.6 million renovation project was completed at the end of June 2018 to update and extend the life of the building into the future.
Peace Portal Seniors Village has 84 long-term care beds; 27 publicly subsidized; 70 single occupancy and seven double occupancy rooms.
|Room features||All rooms are equipped with a hospital bed, wardrobe closet, dresser, bedside table and a chair. Housekeeping staff provide fresh linens for the beds and washrooms as required.
We encourage residents and families to personalize their room with pictures and personal items. We promote that their room is the residents’ home and we encourage families to create a home-like environment.
|Accessibility||Both floors are wheelchair accessible to enable the residents to move freely throughout our community. Two sets of elevators permit the residents to get between the first and second floor.|
|Security||Automatic doors, coded entrances, emergency “nurse call” at the entrances and throughout the building. Main entrance doors are double doors as an added safety feature. There are no stairs for residents to climb; elevators are located at the centre of the building’s floor plan. All doors are equipped with magnetic locks. In case of fire emergency, they release automatically.
|Smoking||This is a non-smoking care community.|
|Parking and transportation||Some parking available both in front of our building and in an underground parkade for family members while visiting. Public transit nearby.|
|Additional site features||Peace Portal Seniors Village has a fireside piano lounge, full service dining room with fully equipped kitchen for onsite food preparation, spa room, activity room, in-house laundry service and outdoor patios with beautiful courtyards and walkways.
We are centrally and conveniently located in the White Rock/South Surrey area. Our community is across the street from Peace Arch Hospital and close to farmers markets, restaurants, cinema, grocery stores, medical clinics and numerous churches.
|Social and recreation programs||Therapeutic Recreation program are conducted seven-days-a-week. This process uses recreation as the means to enable individuals to acquire and maintain skills or behaviours which allows them to lead a well and optimal life.
Therapeutic recreation focuses on:
• Functional intervention- improving basic functional abilities (ex. walking, speaking).
• Leisure education- improving skills in leisure- leisure resources, leisure awareness (ex. accessing local community centre, finding interest in certain recreation or leisure activities).
• Recreation participation- participating in organized programs or interventions (ex. participating in a walking/running club or knitting group).
|Spiritual program||Although Peace Portal is not a faith-based community, we do have many relationships within the community with different churches. Several faith-based organizations are involved in conducting services, hymn sings, or just providing championships to our residents.
|Pets||Although we do not allow pets to live with our residents, we do encourage family member and friends to bring pet in for visits. The only restricted area is our dining room.
We also have pet therapy program as part of our therapeutic recreational offerings.
Additional services (additional fees may apply)
|Hairdressing||Hair salon or barber available once a week with associated fee.|
|Foot and nail care||Podiatry service available once a month with associated fee.|
|Additional services||Several other partnerships have been established to enable the residents to receive care onsite. This includes dental services, eye care, hearing care, wheelchair serving and services from our partnered pharmacy.|