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.”
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Leadership Care Team
Brenda TomlinsonExecutive Director
Brenda holds a Masters Certificate in Business as well as a Gerontology Recreation Directors Diploma 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.
Brenda is here to help families and Residents find a home away from home at Bevan Village.
Diana GabrielDirector of Care
Diana Gabriel is a Registered Nurse with more than 15 years of leadership experience in Geriatric Care, with a particular interest in Long Term and Assisted Living.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration as well as a Master’s degree in Psychology. She is passionate about caregivers, and completed her thesis on Compassion Fatigue and Care Giver Burn out.
Diana is responsible for developing several key community programs including Harm Reduction and Needle Exchange, Crisis Intervention, and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing in the City of Lethbridge, Alberta.
Ernie ChartierSupport Service Manager
Ernie was born & raised in the hospitality industry. His father was a Cordon-Bleu trained chef for most of his life and has helped Ernie to achieve his Red Seal Chef Certification.
Ernie’s latest accomplishment was obtaining his Diploma in Nutrition and Food Services Management from Langara College.
Healthcare and licensed residential care have been his passion for over 26 years, serving seniors with the care and respect that they truly deserve.
Karen CecilCommunity Relations Manager
Karen began her service in the healthcare sector in 2007 serving the needs of the Abbotsford community in various capacities. As someone who has experienced the impact of Alzheimer’s disease firsthand in her own family, Karen truly understands the challenges and emotional stress families face when dealing with aging and ill loved ones. Our families are the most important aspect of our lives and we all want the best for them. Karen is here to offer the support and assistance families need to navigate the process of finding a new home for their loved one and accessing the services available to them in the community. I am here to ensure that your loved ones move to Trillium Bevan Village is a smooth transition and that all your family’s needs are met. No question or problem is too great. She is here to help you.
Celeste PetersRecreation & Volunteer Coordinator
After discovering a love for Recreation Therapy, Celeste obtained her Diploma in Therapeutic Recreation from Douglas College. While working for a senior’s community in Burnaby as their Recreation Coordinator, she decided to pursue a career dedicated to working with seniors, prompting a return to school where she completed her Bachelor’s Degree and Certification. After graduation, she became the Recreation Manager for a senior care community in Langley before moving to Chilliwack.
Celeste has an easy-going manner and enjoys putting a smile on the faces of people that she meets. She brings a wealth of experience and passion to her role as the Recreation and Volunteer Coordinator at Bevan Village.
Lisa LlanesBusiness Manager
Lisa Llanes is the Business Office Manager at Bevan Village. She comes to us with a degree in Computer Information Systems specializing in Business Admin.
Prior to becoming part of the management team Lisa was the systems administration and office manager for a non-profit society that provided legal aid to a sector of society in need.
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