Our Ann Douglas, Board President at Maplewood Care Society and UBC Program Coordinator, will be sharing her perspective and experience working within Residential Care at our upcoming Academic Half Day. Following her session, we will be heading out to Maplewood Care Society to meet with staff and briefly tour the facility:
Thursday, January 24, 2019
8:30-10:00 Board President Ann Douglas and UBC Site Director Dr. Holden Chow
10:00-12:00 Visit at Maplewood Care Society
Maplewood comprises MSA Manor, with 34 complex care beds and Maplewood House, with 76 complex care beds, including 23 special care beds. Maplewood also has 17 spaces for the Older Adult Day Program and has a Care Giver Support Group.
Ann Douglas serves as President on the Board of Directors at Maplewood Care Society, a non-profit society and registered charitable organization. She also works as the Program Coordinator for the UBC Family Practice Residency Program at the Abbotsford-Mission site. Ann started her career in Finance and Business consulting. She then decided her calling was in healthcare and trained as a nurse, working in Home Care, Long-Term Care, and Seniors’ Housing. While employed in Independent and Assisted Living, she received the Innovation Award as part of a team who developed a Private Pay model that provides services to enhance quality of life as well as offer more choices for tenants.