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Wheelchair Swing Evokes Childhood Memories

One-of- a-kind swing benefits sufferers of dementia A favourite childhood apparatus is being used to evoke happy memories for dementia sufferers at a Burnaby long-term care facility. Dania Home is proud to be one of the first long-term care homes to provide a WhisperGLIDE wheelchair swing for residents’ use. “The familiar rocking motion evokes childhood […]

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Dania hosts 105th birthday to one of B.C.’s first tai chi masters

“Chung, a widely regarded tai chi master in B.C., was honoured by his family and even some of the students he has taught over the decades. He even helped teach a class at the care home he now lives in.” CBC article about Raymond CTV segment on Raymond Chung (there will be a short ad […]

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Dania Wedding Week featured on CKNW’s Steele & Drex

So this is the best story of the day. A elderly couple who are both dealing with the effects of dementia are having their wedding re-created by their care home as they celebrate 62 years of marriage. Sid and Edith will be able to walk down the aisle, say “I do,” have a first dance, […]

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Dania Home Ladies Auxiliary Celebrate their 75th Anniversary

To commemorate 75 years of service to the residents of the Dania Home, the Dania Ladies Auxiliary, in true form, hosted a Country Fair Fund Raising Event on Sunday 25th June. 100% of the funds raised go back to enhancing the lives of the residents. Over the years the Ladies Auxiliary have raised funds for […]

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Celebrating 75 Years at Dania

It was in 1938 when the first recorded minutes were taken by a group of Danes, they had gathered to discuss the establishment of a retirement home for their aging community.  In 1941 a committee was elected and hence purchased an old farm property with a 50 year old house that sat of 4.3 acres […]

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Mission Statement

To provide quality housing and residential healthcare for seniors in our community, reflecting our Danish history.


To be leaders in providing comprehensive care through innovations and outreach ensuring we are the first choice for clients in need of service and to expand and enhance our Homes and Manors in response to the changing needs of our community.

Values Statement

Throughout all care and services provided to the seniors we support, we believe in the values of:

  • Trust
  • Respect
  • Caring
  • Diversity
  • Commitment

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4175 Norland Avenue,
Burnaby, BC V5G 3S7

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Dania is one of a few care facilities in Canada to have earned Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada for 2014 - 2018. Accreditation Canada certifies that Dania and its contractors meet the national standards of quality for health services set by the Council.