Surrounded by sweeping, groomed grounds and outdoor dwellings, Bevan Village is ideal for a daily dose of fresh air.
Our only home off Vancouver Island, Bevan Village is conveniently located in Abbotsford, the heart of the Fraser Valley, a 35-kilometre drive east of Vancouver and minutes from the communities of Chilliwack, Langley and Surrey. The 141-suite home is fully furnished with high-end finishes and ample space to support your loved one’s mobility.
“The Bevan Village team are qualified, competent, dedicated, caring and committed to providing a good quality of life for the residents – and it shows in everything they do.”
Leadership Care Team
Denise BedardExecutive Director
Denise has 40 years of long term care practical experience in rehabilitation and dietary practice, and has extensive Leadership experience where she distinguished herself as a leader focused on continuous improvement initiatives and benchmarking for success, targeted training, and development programs as evidenced by: Past President/CEO: Excellence in Aging: Research, Rehabilitation, Resources Inc; Director/Administrator roles for a number of Long Term Care and Retirement homes. Denise is dynamic, engaging, and committed to personal coaching and quality outcomes measurement through a framework of personal decision making and accountability.
She completed her Master’s degree in Health Studies the Leadership Stream through Athabasca and completing her PhD(s) coursework at the University of Western Ontario in Health Rehabilitation Science, Health & Aging in 2015 with a strong focus on People Centred Care and Intellectual Inabilities. Denise is a strong advocate for abuse and neglect for those most vulnerable in our society. She has been a guest speaker for many healthcare, academic, political and senior /rotarian events. She has recently completed her first book entitled, “W.R.A.F.T” Wounds, Restraints, Abuse and Falls Training Leadership Compendium for All Healthcare workers.
Kristine MedinaDirector of Care
Cordel PullarResidential Lifestyle Manager
As Bevan Village’s Residential Lifestyle Manager, Cordel is committed to providing her residents with an exceptional care experience. With more than 20 years of dedicated management experience in the health care industry, she believes teamwork and collaboration are the keys to excellent customer service.
As a Certified Senior Advisor, Cordel prides herself in providing genuine elder care with a deep understanding of the age-related changes and challenges experienced by seniors. With that knowledge, she is dedicated to providing the ideal environment for your loved one. Her dedication and contribution to the community grow everyday, and she can’t wait to welcome you at Bevan Village.
Farah BadhanBusiness Office Manager
With a wealth of experience in healthcare and management, Farah brings expertise in accounting to her role with the highest standards for time management, efficiency and confidentiality.
With a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of the Fraser Valley, Farah has received several awards for her academic accomplishments and is also an accomplished linguist, speaking several languages, including Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and Swahili, in addition to English. She serves Bevan Village’s residents with an exceptional level of professionalism and genuine care.
Christy KeillorSupport Services Manager
Brenda TomlinsonRecreation Manager
Brenda holds a Director of Recreation Diploma with Honours, specializing in person-centred care and gentle care, coupled with more than 12 years experience in the health care industry. As Recreation and Community Liaison Manager, Brenda has written a number of recreational programs for Bevan Village’s residents, from daily activities to monthly outings, as well as developing an adult day program and community bathing program.
After owning and operating a medical day spa for several years, Brenda’s experience within the medical community runs the gamut. She is an essential asset of our team and the contentment of Bevan Village’s residents.