Virden is an Age Friendly Community which supports people of all ages. This committee ensures all its residents age safely, enjoy good health and to continue to participate fully in their community. For more information visit www.agefriendlymanitoba.ca
Virden Health Center
The Virden Health Center provides a wide variety of services to the immediate community and to the much broader region. Services within the center include diagnostic services, part-time emergency services (open Saturdays at 8:00 a.m. until Tuesday at 8:00 a.m.), public and mental health services. Other services includes a palliative care program, occupational and physiotherapy services, dietician services, in house pharmacy services and a seniors adult day program.
Personal Care Homes
Virden and area are served by 2 personal care homes, each having 50 long term beds. The West-man Nursing Home and the Sherwood Home also offer respite care.
Virden offers many of its elderly resident's homes where they can feel comfortable and get the care they need. The West-Man Nursing home is located at the Hospital and is equipped to help those that require extensive care.
Other homes, such as the Sherwood and Evergreen, are located only blocks away from the Hospital, but offer a little less extensive care.
Association For Community Living
This organization has many dwellings within the community and offers 24 hour care for those with mental disabilities.
This organization also occupies many homes in Virden, which are set-up and available for individuals with mental disabilities. It also offers 24 hour care.