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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Live Update to Residents-September 3, 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; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; Maryanna Stufflebeem, Manager Child Development Center; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following updates were shared […]

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Fall into the Arts!

Westminster Canterbury Richmond is ready to Fall into the Arts! Arts organizations around the world are getting creative about how to fill our cravings for live music and art when getting up close and personal isn’t advisable. Westminster Canterbury residents are soaking up new experiences! Westminster Canterbury’s Sara Belle November Theater is known to local […]

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Live Update to Residents-September 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; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns COVID-19 Updates One of our […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-August 28, 2020

FROM: Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services, and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: August 28, 2020 We are pleased to share good news regarding COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. We are committed to continued transparency about our COVID-19 response and cases in our residents and staff. We are taking many precautions […]

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Live Update to Residents-August 27, 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 Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care; and The Rev. Canon Bob Hetherington, resident. The following […]

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Helping to Forge the Path Towards the “Next Normal” for Senior Living

Westminster Canterbury Richmond joined thought leaders from around North America—providers of housing and services for older adults—to create strategies and tactics to help all segments of the senior living industry as it emerges from being locked down. The strategies are collected in the white paper, “Creating a path towards the next normal in senior living,” […]

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Live Update to Residents-August 25, 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; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The following updates were shared during the live briefing on TV970. John Burns Westminster Canterbury Richmond […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-August 21, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: August 21, 2020 Westminster Canterbury Richmond is committed to continued transparency in our COVID-19 response and cases in our residents and staff. We are taking many precautions and following the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control […]

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The Best! Five Reasons to Celebrate and Thank You!

Thanks to YOU, Westminster Canterbury Richmond was voted “The Best” by Richmond Magazine and Virginia Living magazine.  Winning these awards each year means so much because it lets us know that you see and value the work done here – the work that YOU, our generous donors and supporters make possible. It takes a village. […]

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Live Update to Residents-August 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; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; Jessica Goldberg, Manager Courtesy Services; Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care; Leigh Anne Ring, intern; and Rev. Dr. Rebecca Weaver, resident. The following […]

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Live Update to Residents-August 18, 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 As of today, the COVID-19 […]

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Memo-New Positive COVID-19 Cases and Avalon Quarantine-August 17, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: New Positive COVID-19 Cases and Avalon Quarantine DATE: August 17, 2020 Westminster Canterbury Richmond continues to discover cases of COVID-19 in our residents and employees. We are taking many precautions and following the latest guidance from the […]

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Independent Living Visitation Guidelines

We look forward to welcoming you to our community! Independent Living family may visit in residents’ apartments or homes or in outdoor spaces on a limited basis, Thursday through Sunday. Visitors must arrive between 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitors arriving after 3 p.m. will not be permitted to enter the community. Visitation in public spaces is […]

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Live Update to Residents-August 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; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care; and The Rev. Dr. Vienna Cobb-Anderson, resident. The following updates were shared during the live […]

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Memo-Positive COVID-19 Cases Update-August 13, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: New Positive COVID-19 Cases DATE: August 13, 2020 Westminster Canterbury Richmond continues to discover cases of COVID-19 in our residents and employees. Since the beginning of August, three residents and two employees have been diagnosed with COVID-19. We are taking many […]

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New Spiritual Center Nears Completion

Isn’t it about time for some good news?  Excitement is rising at Westminster Canterbury Richmond as our new Spiritual Center nears completion! The one-year project is living up to our promise to put our mission first, lean into our spiritual roots and prioritize spiritual care for residents, staff, families and guests.  Spacious and beautiful, the […]

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Live Update to Residents-August 11, 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 Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. Today’s Live Update was not available on TV970 due to a technical issue. Watch the update […]

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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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