A team of volunteers from North Langley Community Church were among those in the community to give thanks to the frontline workers at Langley Lodge for all they did during the long-term care centre’s COVID-19 outbreak. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Former Langley Lodge staffer praises seniors facility

Staff worked hard before the pandemic, a former housekepper writes

Dear Editor,

I am a retired housekeeper from Langley Lodge. I worked there from 2007 to 2017 and was never happier at a job site.

I was in housekeeping and also got to spend time with some of the residents. I was always impressed with the level of care from the nurses, care aides, physiotherapists, dietary staff, housekeeping, and the totally competent management.

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I know that in housekeeping, we cleaned hard everyday and that included sanitizing all contact points, so I can only imagine how much harder they are working against this horrific virus, COVID-19.

Wishing them all the best. When I worked at the lodge, my theory was to be a successful worker. One must think with the heart.

Anne Nolan, Langley

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