Resident Services Update (July 21)

 Dear Residents and Families,  The summer has finally arrived, and we have seen some consistently great weather to enjoy our beautiful scenic terrain. Next week, the forecast calls for above 30 C temperatures for an extended duration. Our leadership team is closely looking at our heat wave protocols that could go into effect. What does […]

Resident Services Update (April 8)

Dear residents and families:  Spring is in full swing, and the cherry blossoms were in full bloom along Southoaks Crescent for the past two weeks. I hope everyone had time to enjoy a scenic walk along the street under the cherry blossom trees. Along with the change in season are many changes to Nikkei Home […]

Resident Services Update (Nov 26)

Dear Residents, Families and Friends,  I hope you are well and safe, especially those who may be affected by the recent flooding in Abbotsford/Chilliwack. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. This year has been challenging between the fires, extreme heat and now the floods. Resilience is the word we think of when […]

November Updates

Dear Residents, Families and Friends, Remembrance Day is quickly approaching, and it’s essential to recognize and commemorate the brave men and women who fought to defend our freedom. In addition, this year is also the 100th anniversary of the poppy, and the Royal Canadian Legion is encouraging all Canadians to mark the anniversary by wearing […]

October Updates at Nimi Nikkei Home

Dear Residents, Families and Friends, We are now well into the fall season, the leaves are changing colour, and the weather and temperature are cooling off. With more rainy days ahead, it means more time inside and bringing out fall sweaters and jackets. Please keep yourself heated, cozy and safe. We have a few new […]

Welcome Hiromi to the Team

Please join us in welcoming our new Manager of Resident Services, Hiromi Hasegawa, MD, PhD.

Updates happening at Nimi Nikkei Home

Dear Residents, Families and Friends, As we have entered the 4th wave with new variants, and the summer is coming to an end. Here are some updates that are happening at Robert Nimi Nikkei Home: 1) Communal Dining experience, we are removing the signs, no cohorts, and no limits to sitting. However, we still need […]

Update to Families and Friends

Dear Families and Friends, As the Delta Variant of Covid-19 continues to circulate in the larger community, we would like to remind everyone to be vigilant. Although Nikkei Home has exceptionally high immunization rates, we must remember that the immune systems of older adults are not as robust as those of younger community members. Studies are showing that even […]

Heatwave Preparedness Plan

In response to the heat wave impacting our region, we have put several measures in place as part of our emergency Heat Wave preparedness plan, to ensure the health and safety of our residents.

Changes to Visitation Guidelines and Single Site Order Effective July 19

Dear Families and Residents, We are pleased to inform you that the BC Ministry of Health and Public Health Office announced it will be easing restrictions in relation to visitation guidelines and single site order, effective July 19, 2021. While we will continue to follow all Public Health guidelines and directives – including hand hygiene, […]

Update to Families & Friends

Dear Families and Friends, I hope you are enjoying the first few days of June! Summer will be here in no time, and we are all looking forward to spending more time outdoors with our loved ones. We are beginning to see some easing of restrictions in some areas and a downward trend in case […]

Social Visits Update: Effective April 1

Dear Families and Friends, With Dr. Bonnie Henry announcing last week new guidelines to visitation at Long Term and Assisted Living in BC. Nikkei home is working extremely hard in putting in place these changes to ensure the Health and Safety of our residents and staff. Furthermore, our community cases are climbing rapidly, and we must continue to […]

Update to Families

Dear Families of Nimi Nikkei Home: We are encouraged to hear about the potential loosening of visitation restriction from Dr. Bonnie Henry heading into spring break. Also, BC has begun Phase 2 vaccination rollout and should have 400,000 people immunized by mid-April. However, COVID-19 and the new mutated variants are still very much a threat […]

Letter to Families of Nimi Nikkei Home

Originally sent to families on February 24, 2021 Dear Families of Nimi Nikkei Home: Thank you for looking after yourselves so well and for your ongoing support of all of us at Nimi Nikkei Home. As you probably heard, Dr. Bonnie Henry and Minister Adrian Dix announced a new order effective at 10:00PM November 7, […]

Update to Families

Update to Families: January 29, 2021

Update to Families

Dear Families of Nimi Nikkei Home: Thank you for looking after yourselves so well and for your ongoing support of all of us at Nimi Nikkei Home. You may have seen on the news that Health Canada has approved the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. We are not sure how Fraser Health will be rolling out the […]

Update to Families

Week of November 9, 2020 [Updated: November 30] Dear Families of Nimi Nikkei Home: Thank you for looking after yourselves so well and for your ongoing support of all of us at Nimi Nikkei Home. Please help me in welcoming Jay Haraga, Executive Director.  He started work on Monday, November 2.  As you probably heard, Dr. […]

Letter to Families, Friends & Supporters

To: Family Members, Friends & Supporters of Nikkei Seniors Health Care & Housing Society 2020 has been a very unusual year due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has occurred.  As a Society that provides care to residents at Robert Nimi Nikkei Home (RNNH), New Sakura-so (NSS), and offering Outreach Programs, we along with everyone throughout the world […]

Letter to Families

Dear Families of Residents at Robert Nimi Nikkei Home, Many weeks have gone by since the restrictions brought on by the outbreak of the coronavirus began. We have all lost the personal visits with friends and relatives,  and it is a very sad and frustrating experience not to be able to see our loved ones. For the […]

COVID-19 Prevention (Update): New Changes to Meals & Activities

Dear Community, Thank you for your kind thoughts and support over the last few weeks. This is a brief update. Our Home continues to operate in a Prevention Phase to promote infection control for COVID-19. All the restrictions from past updates are still in effect. Please consider this a continuation of last week’s update.  If there has […]

COVID-19 Prevention at Nimi Nikkei Home (Updated)

Dear Families of Nimi Nikkei Home, Our Home is currently in a Prevention Phase to promote infection control for COVID-19 and we have expanded infection control steps since the week of April 6, 2020.  Please consider this a continuation of last week’s update. Nimi Nikkei Home has implemented new measures to meet the CLASS ORDER […]

Letter to Families: Update on COVID-19 Prevention at Nimi Nikkei Home

Dear Families of Nimi Nikkei Home, Our Home is currently in a Prevention Phase to promote infection control for COVID-19 and we have expanded infection control steps since the week of March 30, 2020.  Please consider this a continuation of last week’s update.  If there has been a change it will be indicated as NEW. […]

COVID-19 and Visiting Nimi Nikkei Home

Nimi Nikkei Home is monitoring closely for any sign of the COVID-19 virus and has implemented preventative measures.  The number one priority at Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society is the health and wellbeing of our seniors, staff, volunteers, and community. We are vigilantly monitoring COVID-19 developments, and have implemented preventative measures. We ask […]