Wellness Services at The Hamlets at Penticton

The Hamlets at Penticton is a revolutionary accommodation model for senior long-term care that promotes a focus on resident-centered living and activities that inspire and support personal choice. The Hamlets at Penticton are designed to imbue residents with a sense of home, hope, comfort, and community by providing compassionate, holistic support and service programs.

The Hamlets at Penticton provides the best in professional support and medical care while maintaining an optimum lifestyle for residents who require 24-hour nursing care. Extended family members are always welcome, and they are encouraged to choose their own level of involvement.

We understand that individuals living at The Hamlets at Penticton can come with or develop complex physical and psychological needs that we best address through interdisciplinary teamwork. To this end, evidence-based best practices are utilized and our staff actively seek learning opportunities. Our philosophy ensures that the best possible care and services are provided with dignity and respect to each resident.

The Hamlets at Penticton have publicly funded and private pay beds and work with various funding partners, including the Interior Health Authority, Community Living BC, Ministry of Housing and Social Development, WorkSafeBC, ICBC, and private insurers to meet the varied needs of persons. An interest in a funded bed would begin with a referral from your local representative of the funding body. Private pay beds can be accessed directly by contacting the site.

Our Wellness Services

At The Hamlets at Penticton, we know that enabling people to continue living where they feel most comfortable can help them enjoy healthier, more fulfilling lives. From a few hours a day up to 24 hours 7 days a week, we provide a full care service to match the needs of the individual, including:

Companionship Services:

• Offer companionship or conversation
• Arrange appointments
• Help with travel arrangements
• Stimulate mental awareness
• Escort to appointments
• Assist with clothing selection
• Assist with entertaining
• Help with reading
• Monitor diet and eating
• Buy magazines, papers, and books
• Rent and play films
• Plan visits, outings, and trips
• Visit neighbours and friends
• Accompany to lunch or dinner
• Attend plays or concerts
• Attend club meetings and sporting events
• Record family history
• Discuss current/historical events
• Reminisce about the past

Home Help Services:

• Collect prescriptions
• Provide light housekeeping
• Dusting and vacuuming
• Help with washing and ironing
• Make beds and change bed linen
• Answer the door
• Organize wardrobes and cupboards
• Take out rubbish
• Meal preparation and tidy
• Check food expiry dates
• Supervise home maintenance
• Oversee home deliveries
• Care for houseplants
• Assist with pet care
• Prepare shopping lists
• Help with general shopping
• Drop off and collect dry cleaning

Personal Care Services:

• Help with bathing
• Assist with dressing
• Provide grooming
• Help with incontinence care
• Assist with eating
• Dementia care
• Alzheimer’s care
• Provide respite care
• Provide convalescence care
• Provide medication reminders
• Assist with morning/wake up
• Assist with evening/tuck in