Live Update to Residents-November 24, 2020

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news on COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Windley Gravatt, Vice President Workforce Services; Beverly Beck, Resident; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-November 20, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: November 20, 2020 This has been a difficult week for the Westminster Canterbury Richmond family, but we are confident that our resilient community is on a path to […]

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Live Update to Residents-November 19, 2020

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news on COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Laurie Youndt, Director of Clinical Services; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, November 24. The following updates were shared. John Burns COVID-19 Updates Unfortunately, […]

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Why We’re Introducing Vibrancy! to Westminster Canterbury Richmond

Westminster Canterbury Richmond is one of the area’s top not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). With its gorgeously landscaped 60-acre campus, wellness-focused amenities and extremely friendly residents, it has established itself as an engaging and comfortable destination for senior adults. This is why we are so excited to introduce Vibrancy!,the new expansion coming to Westminster […]

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Memo-Point Prevalence Survey-November 17, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO SUBJECT: Point Prevalence Survey at Westminster Canterbury Richmond This Week DATE: November 17, 2020 This week, all Westminster Canterbury Richmond residents and employees will be tested for COVID-19. On November 19, a Point Prevalence Survey (PPS) will be conducted at Westminster Canterbury in coordination with the National Guard. This […]

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Live Update to Residents-November 17, 2020

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news on COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; Whitney Woodruff, Manager Life Enrichment; Marty Glen Taylor, resident; Jeanette Ucci, Annual Fellowship Fund Specialist; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Thursday, […]

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Current Services and Guidelines-November 16, 2020

While Westminster Canterbury Richmond manages the current outbreak of the coronavirus in our community, we are shifting some of our services to protect the safety and wellbeing of our residents and employees. We are prepared to reopen as soon as we are able and are working to get there in the safest possible ways. • […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-November 15, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: November 15, 2020 Unfortunately, this weekend, Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that one Independent Living resident and three additional residents in Mary Morton Parsons Health Center have tested positive for COVID-19. Those who may have been exposed will be contacted directly and tested. As we shared […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-November 13, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: November 13, 2020 As the coronavirus pandemic impacts our region and nation, Westminster Canterbury Richmond shares our latest updates. An increasing number of cases of COVID-19 are impacting […]

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Live Update to Residents-November 12, 2020

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news on COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Jessica Corbitt, Manager Cultural Arts; Kathleen Pender, Horticulturist; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, November 17. The […]

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Celebrating Our Veterans and Their Stories

Veterans Day is a day to celebrate and pay respect to all who have served our country in the military, including many of Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s residents who helped secure our rights to freedom. Today we share our annual David F. Peters Lecture, featuring author Heath Hardage Lee, and celebrate the unique connections her story […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-November 9, 2020

Watch the Live Update to hear the latest from John Burns, President and CEO. FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update – New Resident and Staff Cases DATE: November 9, 2020 As the coronavirus pandemic continues to […]

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Live Update to Residents-November 9, 2020

Today’s special Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news on COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; and Jenny te Velde, Chaplain. The following updates were shared. John Burns Read today’s memo for updates on COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Power Outage Today around 1 a.m., our […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-November 7, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; and Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update – Independent Living Resident Tests Positive DATE: November 7, 2020 Independent Living This morning, November 7, Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that an Independent Living resident tested positive for COVID-19 after being admitted to the hospital. We are working with the […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-November 6, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: November 6, 2020 We share the following updates about how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting our community. Westminster Canterbury Richmond follows the latest guidance from the Centers for […]

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Live Update to Residents-November 5, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following updates were shared during the update. John Burns Mary Morton Parsons Health Center Yesterday, […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-November 4, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: November 4, 2020 We share the following updates about how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting our community. Westminster Canterbury Richmond follows the latest guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-October 30, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: October 30, 2020 Westminster Canterbury Richmond is committed to regular, transparent communication about our response to the coronavirus pandemic. Beginning next week, our Live Updates that appear on TV970, our blog at www.WCRICHMOND.org […]

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Live Update to Residents-October 29, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the briefing. John Burns Assisted Living Update On Monday, a nurse who works the […]

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Who Knew!

“Who Knew!” is a new Westminster Canterbury Richmond series, coordinated by residents, Ann Archer and Bob Clewell for our in-house TV channel 970. In this program, our first of the series, resident Scott Boyer is interviewed by Ann about his long association with performing arts in Richmond.

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Live Update to Residents-October 27, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Beginning next week, Live Updates will move to Thursdays only at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Logan Augustine, Chaplain; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following updates were shared […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-October 27, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update – Assisted Living Employee Tests Positive DATE: October 27, 2020 Assisted Living Last night Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that a nurse in the Avalon area of Assisted Living tested positive for COVID-19. This employee […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-October 23, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: October 23, 2020 Westminster Canterbury Richmond is pleased to provide the following updates. Mary Morton Parsons Health Center Residents of Parsons Health Center Third Floor came out of quarantine on Thursday, October 22. […]

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Live Update to Residents-October 22, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Lee Switz, resident; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the briefing. John Burns COVID-19 Update Parsons Health Center […]

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During Uncertain Times, Your Steadfast Commitment is Critical!

Seniors-in-need in greater Richmond face unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic – threats to their physical and emotional health and the devastating effects of social isolation. Some of them lacked basic necessities even prior to the pandemic. Imagine their situations now. In the midst of hardship, YOU can change the lives of low-income seniors. Consider […]

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Live Update to Residents-October 20, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Dr. Andrew Heck, geropsychologist; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. The following updates were shared during the briefing. John Burns COVID-19 Update […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-October 16, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Windley Gravatt, Vice President Workforce Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: October 16, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the Westminster Canterbury Richmond community in different ways. Child Development Center Update On Thursday, October 15, Westminster Canterbury learned that a teacher who is […]

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Live Update to Residents-October 15, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the briefing. John Burns COVID-19 Update Today we learned that […]

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Live Update to Residents – October 13, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the briefing. John Burns COVID-19 Update On Friday, October 9, Westminster Canterbury Richmond […]

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Cat Walk for the Dogs!

Many Westminster Canterbury Richmond residents have adorable, furry companions who enjoy the spotlight from time to time. Their fifteen (or more) minutes of fame comes once a year at the well-attended Westminster Kennelbury! Residents and their dogs are assigned numbers and have fun strolling our outdoor “cat walk” while their audience of friends and neighbors […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-October 9, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; and Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: October 9, 2020 Employee Update On Tuesday, October 6, Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that a Security employee tested positive for COVID-19. We expect that the risk of exposure is low, and anyone who […]

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Independent Living Overnight Visitation Guidelines

Beginning Monday, October 12, overnight visitors will be permitted in Independent Living residences. The process for overnight visitation is different from the daily visitation occurring between 10 a.m.-9 p.m. This new process applies to all overnight visitation moving forward. A maximum of two overnight visitors per resident or resident couple is allowed at a time. […]

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Live Update to Residents-October 8, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Pat Kawana, President of Residents Association; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following updates were shared during the briefing. John Burns COVID-19 Update On Tuesday, October […]

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Live Update to Residents-October 6, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Tina Slate, Clinical Educator; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the briefing. John Burns COVID-19 Update In Parsons Health Center, we continue to […]

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Live Update to Residents-October 1, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Jeanette Ucci, Annual Fellowship Fund Specialist; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the briefing. John Burns COVID-19 Updates […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-October 1, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: October 1, 2020 Mary Morton Parsons Health Center Today Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) on Mary Morton Parsons Health Center First Floor tested positive for COVID-19. The employee is asymptomatic. Westminster Canterbury follows […]

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Live Update to Residents-September 29, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following updates were shared during the briefing. John Burns COVID-19 Updates We have good news to share from The Gables […]

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Live Update to Residents-September 24, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today we shared details of Family Visitation beginning Monday, September 28. The update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The following […]

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Memo – Next Steps-New Family Visitation Guidelines and COVID-19 Update – September 24, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO SUBJECT: Next Steps-New Visitation Guidelines and COVID-19 Update DATE: September 24, 2020 On Thursday, September 17, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released new guidance on nursing home visitation during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Westminster Canterbury Richmond follows the latest guidance from CMS, the Centers for […]

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Family Visitation Guidelines-beginning September 28, 2020

Download a copy of the Visitation Guidelines and Map here. Beginning Monday, September 28, Westminster Canterbury Richmond is open to visitation in all areas of living from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. Seniors are among the populations most vulnerable to the coronavirus, so we must continue with an abundance of caution when making decisions about how […]

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Live Update to Residents-September 22, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today we shared news about changes coming on Monday, September 28. The update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Kendra Spencer, Recreation Therapist; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-September 18, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: September 18, 2020 Westminster Canterbury Richmond is grateful for your support and understanding as we navigate the ever-evolving coronavirus pandemic. The Gables and Monticello This week Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that two residents of […]

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Live Update to Residents-September 17, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Barton Campbell, resident; Sara Merchant, Recreation Coordinator; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following updates were shared during the briefing. John Burns COVID-19 Update Testing is […]

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Welcome Home

Westminster Canterbury Richmond has openings for deserving seniors-in-need from the Richmond area to apply to live on our campus and receive financial aid that provides housing, meals, medical care and enriching programming. Read on to learn more! Westminster Canterbury Richmond, a life plan community on the north side of Richmond, Virginia, is a very special […]

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Live Update to Residents-September 15, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns On Friday and Monday, we […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-September 14, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update – The Gables and Monticello DATE: September 14, 2020 Today Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that a resident of The Gables tested positive for COVID-19. On Friday a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) who worked in The […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-September 11, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: September 11, 2020 This morning, our Security team led us in commemorating the 19th anniversary of 9/11, paying tribute to the victims and honoring the survivors of that day. As we enter a […]

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Live Update to Residents-September 10, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Whitney Woodruff, Manager Life Enrichment; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns […]

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Live Update to Residents-September 8, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Jessica Corbitt, Manager Cultural Arts; Anita Adkins, Development Officer-Strategic Gifts & Special Projects; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following updates were shared during the live […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-August 4, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: September 4, 2020 We are pleased to share good news regarding COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond! There have been no confirmed new cases of COVID-19 among our residents and staff since August 19. No areas of the community […]

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