Dania Campus of Care is a development built with trust, respect, care and diversity for seniors who need assistance with living as they age. Our “Campus of Care” includes Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Complex Care located on 7 ½ beautifully landscaped acres, and nestled amongst the trees. Dania’s Campus of Care can be found at the corner of Norland Avenue and Canada Way in Burnaby, BC.
Dania Home operates under the auspices of the Fraser Health Authority with 102 residential beds.
Dania Manor also operates in partnership with the Fraser Health Authority and offers 40 Assisted Living residences and Dania offers 10 private.
Carl Mortensen Manor provides independent, subsidized living for individuals 55 and over.
As early as 1938 the thought of a retirement home for senior citizens, similar to the ones in Denmark, was brought forward, and in 1940 a sick, lonely old gentleman on a visit to Vancouver from Ponoka, Alberta, expressed his wish that there should be a place for old Danes, like himself, to find comfort. The dream became a reality when in February, 1941, a committee was elected at the Danish Church Annual Meeting. The official opening of the Home, was on July 23, 1944.
In 1947, the new West Wing was built.
The official opening of the extension of the West Wing and the duplex was held on March 3, 1957
The new Dania Home, located at 4175 Norland Avenue in Burnaby is now open! Please call (604) 299-2414 to arrange a tour of this state of the art facility.
Ms. Vena Chopra, President
Mr. Kjeld Christensen, Vice President
Ms. Michelle Madsen, Secretary
Ms. Anne Christiansen, Treasurer
Mr. Paul Christensen, Director
Mrs. Else Vea, Director
Mr. Charlie Young, Director
Mr. Jack Larsen, Director
Ms. Janny Marie L Peterslund, Director
Ms. Sussanne Hoiberg, Director
Mr. Torben Hansen, Director
Mr. Archibald Rodrigues, Director
Mrs. Else Rollke, President of Ladies Auxiliary
Pastor Susanne Ivalo Rasmussen, Burnaby Church
Penny Hill – Executive Director
Juby Sprake – Executive Assistant
Ruben Goinden – Director of Clinical Care
Chantal Morris – Director of Residential Care and Assisted Living
Stella Buttner – Director of Environment
Helen Bongo – Director of Corporate Services
Shannyn Douglas – Manager of Properties and Corporate Services
Leslie Torresan – Recreation Manager
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.
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