Share a cup of tea or glass of wine during happy hour. Play a game of scrabble, cribbage, or bridge, or participate in the challenge of putting together puzzles. Join in the spirit of birthday parties, sing-a-longs, music to dance by, ice cream socials, exercise classes, and lots of other special events with our Activity Coordinator. Weekly drives around beautiful Nanaimo with weather permitting. Outings in the summer to have a cold drink on a nice patio include the Crow and Gate pub and Cottonwood Golf Club.
We support your loved one’s nutrition and health from a holistic and preventative perspective, catering to their dietary needs, likes and dislikes, and any special requests.
By working with your loved one’s health history and our accommodating kitchens, we can better prevent malnutrition and other ailments arising from a nutrient-deficient diet.
All linens, including bed sheets, pillowcases and towels are provided for our residents, as are in-house laundry services. If your loved one would prefer to use his or her own linens, the housekeeping team will happily accommodate them.
The Keeping House does all levels of care, from assisted living to residential care. Prior to a resident moving into the facility an assessment will be done either at their home or at the facility to determine what level of care your loved one requires. The monthly cost will reflect on how much care your love one requires.
Respite care is a flat daily rate for short term stays . Please call for more information.
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All of us want to let you know of our appreciation for the care you have given our mother. Not only in the day to day care but in providing her with a sense of family that she would not otherwise have had. We can't properly express just how much it has meant to us for all you have done for our mother. Thanks again Brent-and to Natasha, Julie, Colby and Grace for all your amazing patience and love in dealing with mom. We know just we know just what a difficult task that could be at times and appreciate... Anita Lornie
In June 2014 we brought our 98 year old mother out to Nanaimo from Ontario. She had never lived anywhere else for her first 98 years so it was important to find the right place for her to live. We looked at several places in Nanaimo but found nothing until we found the Keeping House. There are only 10 residents. This is a family run home with all levels of care - from residents that need no assistance with mobility to palliative care. All the meals are homemade and nutritious. If anyone is not able to come to the table,... Ruth Wright