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
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.
Kristine MedinaDirector of Care
Kristine obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in the Philippines. She worked as an emergency department nurse and had trained for other specialty like maternity, pediatrics, medical and surgical areas. She also involved herself in the academe by teaching nursing students in their clinical practicum. She also studied her Master of Arts in Nursing, Major in Nursing Administration. In 2012, Kristine and her family migrated to Canada. She initially worked as a Registered Care Aide and gained her first hand experience of Residential Care in Canada. While working as a RCA, she updated and upgraded her professional skill by undergoing the credential requirements of CRNBC. She studied in Kwantlen Polytechnic University for 1 year and earned her certificate of Graduate Nurse, Internationally Educated with distinction. She initially joined Bevan Village as a Registered Nurse in 2015 and had progressed to her career and profession overtime and had contributed to the changes that have evolved in 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.
Timothy LallSupport Service Manager
Timothy will be joining the Bevan Village team mid-February. Here is a little bit about Timothy:
When human beings experience trauma or severe life stressors, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. My great passion is bringing great support service to a care home were people who have been through a traumatic /stressful experience can have the support they need to live life to the abundance.
My name is Timothy Lall, and I have been a Support Service Manager over 10 years. It all started out for me at 14 years old, when I receive my first job as a dishwasher, in a retirement home.
Coming into work ,and hearing residents life stories brought wisdom, and a sense of urgency to educate myself on human aging!
After having experience as a dietary aide and a food service supervisor. I was able to land my first job as a Support Service Manager in a home in Sault Ste Marie, and my resume and experiences as a manager grew from there.
My main focus has always remained the same,” it all about the residents.“
My educational background includes: a diploma for food and Nutrition Management, at Centennial College. TrainCan Certified, Whimis certified, and food safe level 2.
Brittney BileskyResidential Lifestyle Manager
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.