Marrwood is a one-storey residential care facility is located on the same site as Langley Memorial Hospital.
We are a caring place to live… a great place to work. We support, honour and celebrate the wisdom and diversity of our residents in a person-focused, caring environment.
Our philosophy of care encompasses the following residential principles:
- Caring practice: Every moment matters;
- Trust: Everything about me with me;
- Community: It takes a village;
- Environment: The place that helps me be all I can be;
- Outcomes: Driving innovative changes and,
- Together we can: We celebrate holidays, cultural events and birthdays.
Marrwood is one of four residential care facilities at Langley Memorial Hospital including Cedar Hill, Maple Hill and Rosewood. Combined, these four facilities have 220 beds with 200 publicly subsidized residential care beds, 20 convalescent beds and 54 single occupancy rooms, 33 double occupancy rooms and 25 multiple occupancy rooms. There are 50 beds at Marrwood that are split split between Marrwood South and Marrwood Centre. Rooms are both single and double occupancy.
|Room features and personalization||Rooms feature a bed, built-in dresser, small closet and over-bed table.
Residents are encouraged to bring in their own television and wall mount, radio, laptop, cellphone and pictures. Laundry services are available.
|Accessibility||The residence is a one level. building All areas are wheelchair accessible. Washrooms are equipped with lifts and equipment.|
|Security||Marrwood is fitted with a keypadded main door and video monitoring. A hospital security team is on site.|
|Smoking||Smoking is not permitted.|
|Location information||The residence is near a shopping centre, restaurants, recreation centre, pub and public transportation.|
|Additional site features||There is a large, bright dining area with offering food service delivery. A communal phone is available.|
|Parking and transportation||Each resident receives two complimentary parking passes. Public transportation is nearby.|
|Social and recreation programs||Marrwood offers a variety of individual and group programs and events with a focus is on the resident’s abilities and expressed desires. Monthly activity calendars show upcoming events and activities. Special bus trips and events are available. A small fee may apply.|
|Spiritual program||An on-site spiritual health coordinator is available as needed. A variety of inclusive religious services are offered through partnerships with community faith groups. Trained spiritual care volunteers are also available to listen or offer support with devotional practices.|
|Pets||Healthy, immunized, well-behaved pets on leash and supervised by their owners are welcome to visit at all times. Animals are not permitted in kitchen or dining areas.|
|Medical assistance in dying|
|Hairdressing||An on-site hairdresser is available weekly by appointment. Services are available for a fee.|
|Foot and nail care||Family members may arrange for on-site foot care services for a fee.|
|Additional services||Volunteers support residents by participating in the snack shop, bingo, one-to-one visits, pet visits and card games.|
Clients must meet Home and Community Care requirements and criteria for admission. A health care needs assessment will be completed to confirm eligibility. See website for more information.
Referral by case manager at a Home and Community Care office is required. To access service call the Home Health Service Line for more information; do not contact the care home directly.
There is a monthly accommodation fee; additional fees may apply for incidental services.