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Origin at Longwood Memory Care

Memory Care
in Nanaimo, British Columbia


Vancouver Island’s Premier Memory Care Community

Our memory care services carefully consider every detail of a community member’s personality and care needs to create a specialized program. Our dedicated team members work in conjunction with medical professionals and family members to ensure our memory care residents live a happy and fulfilled life at Origin at Longwood.

Our community is designed to create a safe environment for community members living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. From monitored entrances to specially-trained staff and programs designed to engage community members, you can have peace of mind that your loved one is safe and thriving at Origin at Longwood.


The Origin Way

Our Alzheimer’s and dementia care services come with access to all of Origin at Longwood’s amenities. From private apartments to delicious, chef-prepared meals, assistance with the activities of daily living, and housekeeping, it’s all covered in our all-inclusive pricing.

Assistance

  • Personalized Care Plan
  • Medication Administration
  • Personal Care in Each Activity of Daily Living
  • Three Meals Per Day
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • Transportation to Appointments
  • Laundry Services

Suites

  • Studio Suite Apartments with Wheelchair Accessibility
  • Large Windows and Abundant Natural Light
  • Personal Kitchenettes
  • Private Bathroom
  • Cable Television
  • Individual Climate Control

Safety and Security

  • Safe Building Entrances
  • Personal Emergency Response Systems
  • In-Suite Emergency Response Technology
  • Heat & Smoke Detectors
  • 24-Hr Caregiver Staffing
  • Non-Slip Flooring
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Resources on Memory Care

Origin What Is Memory Care

Origin’s Memory Care Services

Origin memory care communities are designed to offer resort-style amenities and services with the added benefits of around the clock care by trained staff.

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Finding the Right Memory Care Community

Finding the Right Memory and Dementia Care Community in Canada

Alzheimer Society Canada reports that “564,000 Canadians are currently living with dementia, [and] 25,000 new cases of dementia are diagnosed every year.” This equates to 1.1 million Canadians directly or indirectly affected by Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia.

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Home Safety Checklist

As your parents age, it’s important to continually evaluate their safety – especially if they live independently. We’ve put together a home safety checklist to help you assess and identify areas of concern.

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