The British Columbia Seniors Living Association (BCSLA) launched its Seal of Approval program in January 2010, which assesses their member communities for the highest quality of standards within the Senior Living Communities. On February 4, 2010, Berwick Royal Oak and Berwick Comox Valley were awarded their Seal of Approval. Berwick House received their Seal on March 2, 2010, Berwick on the Lake received theirs on March 4, 2010 and Berwick on the Park received theirs on April 12, 2010.
To obtain the BCSLA Seal of Approval, the community must complete both an internal self-assessment and an independent external review. Successful communities meet multiple criteria in five areas: safety measures, infection control, staff training, resident services, and assisted living supports. The Seal of Approval identifies those residences that are committed to providing service standards of Excellence, Integrity, Leadership and True Passion for senior residents of today and tomorrow. For additional information about the BCSLA Seal of Approval, please contact BCSLA at 604-689-5949 or visit their website at www.bcsla.ca.