Our Team

The Waterford is a vibrant and supportive seniors community with a team of passionate 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.

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.

Rodrigo Prado, Chef

After starting his career as a chef at Walt Disney World in Florida Rodrigo trained with the world-renowned Culinary Institute of America (CIA). He returned to his home country of Brazil and became an award-winning chef, a partner in a prominent restaurant, and created a unique culinary program for Brazilian students in the CIA. Rodrigo has his Worldchefs Chef de Cuisine designation and is also a certified sommelier. He loves the opportunity to create fine dining experiences that are the highlight of our residents' days!

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.