Our Team

The Waterford is a fully serviced seniors’ community with a team of individuals dedicated to our residents.

Operating Team

Tania Dusevic, CPHR

General Manager
Tania is a highly dedicated, professional, and resident-centred leader. She brings years of experience in seniors' care and human resources to The Waterford, and is committed to excellence in Independent Living and BriaCare™.

Lara Fares, RN

Director of Care
Lara has been a Registered Nurse for over 20 years and has 13 years of experience as a Director of Care and nurse educator. She is the recipient of recognition and appreciation awards from Burnaby MLAs for her commitment to, and service in, hospice and palliative care.

Matthew Jackson

Executive Chef
Matthew creates spectacular dining experiences using unique food pairings and local quality ingredients, with a key focus on resident-centred, healthy dining. Matthew began his culinary arts career in 1996 at resorts and restaurants, and recently received his Red Seal chef certification. Matthew is Bria's area executive chef for both The Waterford and The Wexford.

Brenda Hodson

Recreation Manager
Brenda ensures that our residents always have the opportunity to partake in exciting bus trips, daily fitness programs, attend social hours, and be part of in-house book clubs, gardening clubs and games. She implements recreational opportunities that fit with each persons' mobility and cognitive abilities.

Our Philosophy

Our vision is to be the leader in creating supportive, safe, home-like settings, which enable our residents to lead quality lives.

We want you to have the freedom to live independently in a relaxed and caring family atmosphere, along with like-minded seniors, who share your desire for companionship and an active lifestyle.