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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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