“The feeling of being needed can easily be accomplished by caring for plants and animals”

Farming for Health, 2009.

Ackerview Guesthouse


Respite Care

The short-term temporary relief to those who are caring for family members or loved ones. Respite care help to sustain family care givers health and well-being, keep your loved one longer at home, and reduce stress for care giver and care receiver.

After Hospital Care

A service for individuals who are recuperating and recovering after surgery or illness. They are in need of more time to regain strength and health before they can return to their home to live independently. At Ackerview Guesthouse they will receive all the care they need.

Companion Care

A service for a person in need of some assistance and would like to spend the day or parts of the day at Ackerview Guesthouse. S/he will take part in activities and socialize with other guests.

Permanent Residency

Safe and Secure Environment

You can be assured that your loved ones are safe at Ackerview which is just outside of Salmon Arm. Guests are in the same residence as the care givers 24 hours a day on a private, pastoral area with low traffic volume.  The guesthouse has been newly upgraded with safety features in place as well as wheel chair accessibility.

Individual Support

AVGH is small therefore individual guidance and support is possible to enjoy the activities. At the farm guests can interact with animals and play in the garden or simply walk about the 4.5 acres of lush country farm landscape and take in all the fresh air they need.  This is truly a place for people who love the outdoors to flourish and to be reinvigorated. Other activities include caring for small farm animals, caring for the garden, cooking, baking, canning, enjoying nature walks in the woods, playing games, making crafts and socializing.

Feel at home away from home

Ackerview Guesthouse offers a small home-like setting with individual care and healthy home-cooked meals. Two guest rooms are available with legislative requirements in place.

24 Hour Care

AVGH offers a holistic approach towards health and well-being. Staff is available 24 hours-medication administration-wound care-personal care.  All guests who may need to have medication administered can have that done on site and also be escorted to any medical appointments as necessary.  Ria is an LPN which certifies that she is capable of dealing with all medical situations at a moments notice. Her professional approach and background are solid assurance that you can rest easy knowing your loved ones are in very capable hands.

Nutritious Meals and Snacks

One benefit of being on a green care farm is that many different types of foods are produced on site. Guests will enjoy home cooked meals and baking from scratch. This accompanied with the Holistic healing approach means that one of the four corner stones of creating a high quality of life for guests is nutrition through quality fresh vegetables, fruits and other foods. Guests are provided with 3 healthy meals and snacks in between each day.

Ackerview Guesthouse
A Natural Way of Caring
1531 60th ST SE
Salmon Arm BC V1E 1W5
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