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
Barbara DarbyExecutive Director
Barbara began her nursing career in the UK, working in acute care hospitals before moving on to the senior sector. After moving to Canada, she spent eight years working for a large seniors home in Edmonton. Barbara has since worked for a number of seniors homes in B.C., holding the positions of Director of Care, Executive Director and Director for Quality and Clinical Practice.
With her years of experience in dementia care, Barbara is an advocate for ensuring both residents and their families are involved with their loved one’s care. She believes in supporting families through a holistic approach to seniors care.
Raymond BaylissDirector of Care
Raymond has been a Registered Nurse with over 35 years of experience. He relocated to Canada from New Zealand with a purposed desire to work in the community as a Health Care Nurse. Prior to joining the team at Trillium Bevan Village, Raymond worked for Fraser Health for 17 years as a Home Care Nurse. He specialized in IV Therapy, Wound Care, Palliative Care and Long Term Care.
Throughout his career, he has enjoyed the privilege of finding and providing the resources to help seniors stay at home longer.
He found that he was thriving in a teaching and a coaching role in Health Care and ventured into education and training on the InterRAI health assessment tool that is now used in all Long Term Care Facilities and in Community Health Care Settings.
He made a successful transition from Home Health and education into the private sector, working in a number of large Campuses that provide Independent living, Assisted Living and Complex care. His General Manager and Director of Care experience has afforded him the opportunity to continue making a difference for seniors and the care they so richly deserve. Raymond is honoured to be part of the Trillium Family and is looking forward to the good success and prosperity for all that we serve and care for.
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.