News & Events

Jun30
12:00AM
We invite you to learn about our year... through the accounts of our Residents! Watch our 2015 Annual Report Video to hear them share about our many achievements this past year at Baptist Housing. ... Are you are or a loved one interested in making a home at Baptist Housing? Visit our Housing & Care Options page to learn more.
Jun3
12:00AM
In the past year, BC Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie met with thousands of seniors and their families in every region of the province to discern their concerns for the future of seniors' housing in the province. The Seniors Advocate sought to undertake a review and identify issues across the continuum of independent housing, assisted living, and residential care settings that might limit seniors' ability to make choices about housing, and paid special attention to questions of affordability,...
Jun2
12:00AM
Kelowna, BC (June 2, 2015) - Baptist Housing is pleased to announce that its three Campuses of Care in Kelowna have been Accredited with Exemplary Standing under Accreditation Canada’s Qmentum accreditation program. Sun Pointe Village, Village at Mill Creek and Village at Smith Creek are all owned and operated by Baptist Housing. Each campus is a leader in enhanced senior’s care and housing, offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Residential Care. The Qmentum accreditation program...
  • Press Release
Apr29
12:00AM
What do you get when you ask 220 Independent & Assisted Living seniors and 496 Team Members to go through their homes and closets for unwanted and unused items? You get three busloads full of items for donation to the new Kelowna Gospel Mission Thrift Store! On April 22, 2015, Baptist Housing Enhanced Living Communities (Village at Mill Creek, Village at Smith Creek and Sun Pointe Village) all eagerly participated in their 3rd annual “Stuff The Bus” event to benefit this year’s recipient,...
  • Press Release
Mar31
12:00AM
CEO Howard Johnson begins our spring newsletter with an Easter greeting: "Spring is a time for blossoming into fullness and I cannot help but think that the freshness and vitality of spring are resonant with the contents of this newsletter! Our teams are flourishing as they serve, and our Residents are coming into their own as they involve themselves in their communities. It is a delight to witness the life happening around our residences. We are so thankful for the partners, families, Team...
Mar24
12:00AM
Music can calm chaotic brain activity, reduce aggressive behaviours and enable a person to regain connection to others. For Residents who suffer from cognitive issues, listening to personalized playlists can be an incredible, restorative practice. Kate Dusik tells the story of her experience with music and memory and Residents in Kelowna: Some of my earliest music memories involve a Mickey Mouse record player shared between myself and my siblings. I listened to the Eagles, KC & the Sunshine...
Dec15
12:00AM
Dean and Charisse bring you a Merry Christmas wish on behalf of the entire Head Office team! Our Winter 2014 newsletter begins with a Christmas message from our CEO: "It is at this time of year that many of us greatly anticipate the Christmas break and the fresh start of a New Year. For most, we know that Christmas will be a time to gather with family and friends over festive meals and the exchange of gifts. However, we also recognize that for some, the holiday season doesn’t bring the...
  • News
Oct30
12:00AM
Seniors in the Greater Victoria area are celebrating a significant achievement with Tuesday’s official opening of The Heights at Mt. View, a new residential care community. The Heights at Mt. View, a 260-bed residential care residence will provide high-quality care in a modern environment, allowing for seniors to live close to their families in the Victoria region. The Heights at Mt. View will replace care suites at Mount Edwards Court Care Home and Central Care Home with Residents set to move...
Oct24
12:00AM
The official opening of The Heights at Mt. View in Saanich is nearly here! The building dedication and ceremonial ribbon cutting will begin at 10:00am on Tuesday, October 28 at 3814 Carey Road in Saanich. The Heights at Mt. View, a 260-bed residential care residence represents a unique partnership between the Capital Regional Hospital District, Island Health and Baptist Housing The Heights will replace two obsolete residential care buildings with a state-of-the-art facility to meet the...
Oct20
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Baptist Housing welcomed a couple of special guests this past week. Mrs. Laureen Harper was in town! She and Vancouver South MP Wai Young visited both Clarendon Court (and greeted each and every Resident who were seated in the living area as well as the Team Members) and also Shannon Oaks in Vancouver. Mrs. Harper was pleased to congratulate Baptist Housing on its 50th anniversary and was greeted by CEO Howard Johnson, who showed her around the buildings. She toured the main floor of Shannnon...