Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Be Prepared! Upcoming Earthquake Preparedness Workshops at Cavell Gardens

Cavell Gardens will be hosting their annual Earthquake Preparedness Workshop on Saturday June 14th and this year we want to extend an invite to family and friends to join in on this valuable information session. 

This year our workshop will be presented by Chris Oliver - General Manager of Krasicki & Ward http://www.krasickiandward.com/about.html

For your convenience we will hold a morning session from 10-11AM and an afternoon session from 2-3 PM. Both sessions will follow an identical format and will be no longer than one hour duration.
In addition to the information sessions, Krasicki & Ward will be onsite with a selection of Emergency Kits and Equipment. They will be here to answer your questions and for your convenience (should you wish) you will be able to purchase or order items onsite.

We hope you will join us. 

Please email cgdirector@cavellgardens.com or call reception 604 637 1207 to register.

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Cavell Gardens' Amenities

Our Community offers a number of additional on-site amenities for our Resident's comfort and convenience. These include a Hairdressing Salon, Theatre, Fitness Room, Spa Bath, Private Dining Room, Locker Room, Parkade (scooter & car), Library/Computer room, Fireside Lounge & Chapel.

Hairdressing Salon

Our hairdresser, Veena provides an onsite service  every Friday 8AM - 5PM and extends her services to both our ladies and gentlemen.

 Salon Services and Charges:

Mustache & Beard Trim ($6.00)                                          
Men's Haircut  ($13.00)                                                      
Ladies Haircut ($15.00)                                                        
Shampoo & Blow-dry ($16.00)                                             
Shampoo & Cut ($19.00)                                                    
Shampoo Cut & Set ($26.00)                                               
Perm & Set ($49.00)                                                         
Shampoo, Colour & Set ($49.00)                


Our modern theatre offers High Definition Film & TV, with a choice of different shows throughout the week (matinee & evening) ranging from New Release , Foreign Film, Silver Screen favourites, Sports and Documentaries. The room  also offers the perfect venue for regular Health & Wellness workshops and clinics, Karaoke & Wii Sports.
 A 360 view of our Theatre

Fitness Room:

We provide 6 exercise classes over a 5 day period that cover Sit & Fit, Fall Prevention & Tia-Chi. On a Thursday we offer a 2nd class that provides more of a one to one for those residents who have complex mobility issues.
Our  program is delivered by trained  exercise instructors with extensive experience working with a diverse group of seniors and is designed to maintain mobility and keep our residents fit and active.
There is no additional charge for our exercise classes and our residents are encouraged to utilise this beneficial wellness program.

Sit & Fit Class

Spa Bath:

All suites have an en-suite sit-down shower; however we also have our Spa bath available on 3rd Floor (South) for those who prefer a relaxing soak. The powerful air jets can be activated to provide you with the added benefit of a caressing massage.

The Spa Bath is offered as a 'full service' experience and is charged at $5 per 1 hour session.

Our spa bath is a 'full service' experience meaning we provide towels, toiletries and cleanup.

Private Dining Room:

Seating 12 people comfortably; this additional dining area offers the perfect venue for private family functions & meetings.

 There is a rental space charge of $25.00 for a period of up to 3 hours. For an additional charge we are also able to offer a choice of catering options.

Library & Computer Room:

Our Cavell Gardens library located on the ground floor of our  North Building  offers an extensive selection of accessible reading material. In addition, we have a regular outreach service from the Vancouver Public Library where residents are able to pre-order
books, talking books or DVD's or choose from the selection they deliver to us twice a month.

For our computer savvy residents we have available to them, a computer with Skype access and free WiFi internet service (North floor ground floor only)

360 view of our library and computer room.

Fireside Lounge:

Located off the North Building lobby, this comfortable and homey environment offers the perfect place to read the paper, socialise with friends or catch up with our 2 resident Budgie's Chico & Buddy.

A panoramic view of our fireside lounge

The Chapel:

Our Chapel located on the Ground Floor of our South building provides a peaceful space for quiet contemplation. St. Patrick's Catholic Church provides an outreach mass every Tuesday morning at 10AM and in addition we host a inter-denomination service once a month.

Parkade & Storage charges:

Residents are able to rent car and scooter parking bays in our secure underground parkade. The cost as listed below:

Car Parking ($40 per month)

Scooter Bay including electrical outlet ($15 per month)