Live Update to Residents-August 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; Lucy Negus, Bill Blake and Nancy Bain, residents; Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care; and Rev. Dr. Art Thomas, resident. The following updates were shared during the live […]

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Music is Good for the Soul

Our Summer Nights series of live outdoor performances has been a welcome chance for our residents to enjoy great music, socialize with neighbors and live life well, all while staying socially distant. The series at Westminster Canterbury Richmond has featured Quatro na Bossa, Brass 5, Matt Daniel Band, Bellevue Rhythmaires, The Jangling Reinharts and Georgia […]

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Live Update to Residents-August 4, 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 Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns Globally, there have been 18 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 […]

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Memo-Positive COVID-19 Cases Update-July 31, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO, and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: Avalon Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 DATE: July 31, 2020 On Friday, July 31, Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that a Certified Nursing Assistant-Medication Aide (CNA-MA) who worked the day shift in the Avalon area of Assisted Living has tested positive for COVID-19. […]

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Live Update to Residents-July 30, 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; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; Sherry Grady, Vice President Facilities Management; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Lynn McClintock, Director […]

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Memo-Westminster Canterbury’s Next Steps-July 30, 2020

TO: Westminster Canterbury Residents, Employees, Family, Trustees and Friends FROM: John Burns, President and CEO SUBJECT: Our Next Steps to Restart, Reengage and Reopen DATE: July 30, 2020 Download a copy of the memo here. Westminster Canterbury Richmond is pleased to share updates on our recent Point Prevalence Survey and Outbreak Plan implementation. Thanks to […]

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Live Update to Residents-July 28, 2020

Today we celebrate Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s 45th Anniversary! 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 Jennings, The Gables; Verline Carter-Banks, Dining; Miles Young, Pastry Cook; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following […]

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Memo-Point Prevalence Survey Results and COVID-19 Outbreak Plan-July 28, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO SUBJECT: Point Prevalence Survey Results and COVID-19 Outbreak Plan DATE: July 28, 2020 Point Prevalence Survey On July 20 and 21, Westminster Canterbury partnered with Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the National Guard to conduct a Point Prevalence Survey (PPS), testing all residents and staff within two days. […]

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Live Update to Residents-July 23, 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; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; Marty Kane, Director of Finance; Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care; and Rev. Canon J. Fletcher Lowe, Jr., resident. Due to technical difficulties, […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Weekly Update-July 23, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO, and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update DATE: July 23, 2020 Throughout July, Westminster Canterbury Richmond, as with the rest of the country, is seeing an increase in cases of COVID-19 on our campus. We know that this can be a scary and confusing time, […]

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Live Update to Residents-July 21, 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; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; and Jenny te Velde, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns As of today, the […]

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Memo-Positive COVID-19 Cases Update-July 17, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO, and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: Positive COVID-19 Cases Update DATE: July 17, 2020 Throughout July, Westminster Canterbury Richmond, as with the rest of the country, is seeing an increase in cases of COVID-19 on our campus. We know that this can be a scary and confusing […]

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Live Update to Residents-July 16, 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; Kathleen Pender, Horticulturist; Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care; and The Rev. Rainey Dankel, resident. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns […]

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Memo-Point Prevalence Survey and Testing Updates-July 16, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO, and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: Update on Positive COVID-19 Cases and Point Prevalence Survey DATE: July 16, 2020 Point Prevalence Survey On July 20 and 21, a Point Prevalence Survey, or PPS, will be conducted at Westminster Canterbury in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health […]

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Innovation in Times of Crisis

The new coronavirus has forced us to become innovative as we strive to find some normalcy. Innovation is a long held value of Westminster Canterbury Richmond – the creative pursuit of excellence. We are finding new ways to bring our residents the services they need to live life well. We hope a few of our […]

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Live Update-July 14, 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; Windley Gravatt, Vice President Workforce Services; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on […]

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LIVE UPDATE SUMMARY – JULY 9, 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; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator; and The Rev. Canon Bob Hetherington, resident. The following updates were shared during the live briefing […]

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LIVE UPDATE SUMMARY – JULY 7, 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; Bev Beck, Resident; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; Jessica Corbitt, Manager Cultural Arts; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on […]

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Staying Well During Challenging Times!

The coronavirus pandemic has changed everyone’s life in so many ways. Stressful times like these challenge us to adhere to health-promoting routines and habits. Nourishing our body, mind and spirit to stay strong and healthy is exactly what we need to combat the stress while learning and improving! At Westminster Canterbury Richmond, the coronavirus pandemic […]

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Live Update to Residents-July 2, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Melissa Markey, Manager Wellness; Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care; and The Rev. O. Benjamin Sparks, resident. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns Nationally, the Centers for Disease […]

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Memo-Point Prevalence Survey at Westminster Canterbury Richmond-July 2, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO SUBJECT: Point Prevalence Survey at Westminster Canterbury Richmond DATE: July 2, 2020 On July 20 and 21, a Point Prevalence Survey will be conducted at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Per the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), “Due to the large impact COVID-19 is having on Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCFs) and […]

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Giving Thanks for our Roots in Faith

Join us as we give glory to God for the R. Cary Montague Memorial Chapel and remember the many special moments held in this beloved chapel since 1975.  We also give thanks for our lovely Memorial Garden—a final resting place for loved ones.   A virtual Service of Thanksgiving will air via our closed circuit television […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 30, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; Jessica Goldberg, Manager Courtesy Services; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns Nationally, there have been 2,545,250 […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-June 30, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO, and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: Mary Morton Parsons Health Center Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 DATE: June 30, 2020 On Tuesday, June 30, Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that an employee of Mary Morton Parsons Health Center tested positive for COVID-19 after traveling out of state. This […]

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Let’s Have Some Fun!

As quarantine restrictions begin to lift, our residents are enjoying going outside and having some fun! You can find them strolling the sidewalks, sprucing up their garden plots and just soaking up some much-needed Vitamin D.  All while wearing masks and socially distancing, of course! Thanks to the VCU Jazz Student Ensemble, every Tuesday, residents […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 25, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living; Logan Augustine, Chaplain; and The Rev. Dr. Vienna Cobb-Anderson, resident. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 23, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Russell Gardner, Vice President and CFO; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The next update will be Thursday, June 25. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. […]

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Memo-Assisted Living Visitation

TO: Assisted Living Residents and Families FROM: Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: Assisted Living Visitation Policies DATE: June 22, 2020 Download a copy of the memo here. After consulting with our Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) Licensing Inspector and VDSS Licensing Administrator, we are able to announce scheduled family/guest visits for Assisted Living […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 19, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Barton Campbell, resident; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns As of today, the […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 18, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care; and Rev. Irving Stubbs, resident. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns As of today, the […]

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Memo-Westminster Canterbury’s Next Steps-June 18, 2020

TO: Westminster Canterbury Richmond Residents, Employees, Family, Trustees and Friends FROM: John Burns, President and CEO SUBJECT: Our Next Steps to Restart, Reengage and Reopen DATE: Updated June 18, 2020 Download a copy of the memo here. Westminster Canterbury Richmond is grateful for your support and understanding as we carefully navigate our next steps in response […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 17, 2020

Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; Jessica Goldberg, Manager Courtesy Services; Sherry Grady, Vice President Facilities Management; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 16, 2020

Daily Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Whitney Woodruff, Manager Life Enrichment; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns In the United States, there have been nearly 2,086,000 cases of […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 15, 2020

Daily Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Tracy De Vera, Recreation Therapist; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. Debra Jacobsen As of today, […]

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Live Update to Residents – June 12, 2020

The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. Debra Jacobsen As of this morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reports: • 448,172 people have been tested for COVID-19. • Positive cases total 53,211. • Total hospitalizations are 5,445. • 1,534 deaths associated with COVID-19. Absentee Ballot Applications Absentee Ballot Applications for […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 11, 2020

Daily Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Sarah Abernathie, Visual Arts and Program Coordinator; Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care; and Rev. Canon J. Fletcher Lowe, Jr., resident. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns […]

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Memo-Changes to Deliveries from Family and Friends

TO: All Residents and Family Members FROM: Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services SUBJECT: Changes to Deliveries from Family and Friends DATE: June 11, 2020 As part of our next steps to restart, reengage and reopen the Westminster Canterbury Richmond campus, we are pleased to announce changes to our current process for family and friends to […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 10, 2020

Daily Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Pat Kawana, President of Residents Association; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Whitney Woodruff, Manager Life Enrichment; and Jenny te Velde, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 9, 2020

Daily Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Laurie Youndt, Director of Clinical Services; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns Thank you for attending Tunes […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 8, 2020

Daily Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Windley Gravatt, Vice President Workforce Services; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns In the United States, there are 1,920,904 cases […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 5, 2020

Daily Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns As of today, the COVID-19 data for Virginia includes: • 361,519 […]

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Westminster Canterbury’s Next Steps-Live Update to Residents-June 4, 2020

Today’s update included Westminster Canterbury’s next steps toward restarting, reengaging and reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns Yesterday we shared […]

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Our Roots in Faith Call Us to Love…

Love, however, is often not easy – and infinitely difficult to know how it should look in community, in our homes and in the broader marketplace.  We acknowledge with deep humility that mere words cannot convey the pain and sorrow experienced in our country now, nor how that pain has been experienced for centuries.  We […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 3, 2020

Daily Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Stacey Nannery, Vice President Sales and Marketing; Jessica Corbitt, Manager Cultural Arts; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns On Tuesday, […]

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Memo: COVID-19 Update-June 3, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: Parsons Health Center Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19 DATE: June 3, 2020 On Tuesday, June 2, Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that a resident of Mary Morton Parsons Health Center has tested positive for COVID-19. This resident was hospitalized in mid-May and […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 2, 2020

Daily Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Melissa Markey, Manager Wellness; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns As of today, the COVID-19 data for Virginia includes: • 328,889 people […]

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Memo: COVID-19 Update-June 2, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO SUBJECT: Assisted Living Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 DATE: June 2, 2020 On Tuesday, June 2, Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that an employee tested positive for COVID-19. In the past week, this employee worked in The Gables, Monticello and Avalon areas of Assisted Living during multiple shifts. Her symptoms […]

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Live Update to Residents-June 1, 2020

Daily Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns Nationally, there are 1.76 million cases of COVID-19 and […]

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Live Update to Residents-May 29, 2020

Daily Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Sherry Grady, Vice President Facilities Management; Pat Kawana, President of Residents Association; Beth Travis, Director of Rehab, Genesis Rehab Services; Anita Adkins, Development Officer-Strategic Gifts and Special Projects; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The […]

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Live Update to Residents-May 28, 2020

Daily Live updates to residents on our in-house TV970 keep us informed and connected. Today’s update featured John Burns, President and CEO; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; Logan Augustine, Chaplain; and Rev. Dr. Rebecca Weaver, resident. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns Beginning last week, Westminster Canterbury Richmond […]

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