The Hamlets at Penticton Team
The Hamlets at Penticton Team
Our team of highly trained and experienced residential staff and healthcare personnel understand the needs of seniors and young adults and are hand-picked to ensure our residents are always treated with the utmost dignity and respect. Our team and our philosophy for health and happiness are reasons our residential care and assisted living communities are the preferred places to be. Contact us to find out which residential care, assisted living or independent living community is right for your or your loved one.
Vic Klassen, General Manager
Vic Klassen has provided company wide oversight for support services for H&H, as well as his past role as general manager of The Hamlets at Cedarwood Station. He has been involved in the seniors industry for almost 36 years in a variety of capacities, from Chef through to corporate positions.
He has a diploma from the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management in addition to multiple other continuous learnings. Vic’s experience and knowledge have allowed him to become a valued member of The Hamlets Team as well as an effective mentor to all support service departments and locations.
Vic has successfully opened three communities over the course of his career, which included planning and implementing of staffing, operational set up of the communities and delivering of grand opening events and celebrations.
Vic has held the title of Vice President of the Alberta Manager’s Society Senior Citizens Housing (AMSSCH), which supports managers involved in seniors housing in the Province of Alberta by providing continued education opportunities for members and their staff at workshops and other meetings.
Being able to care and provide for seniors is his passion day after day. Vic lives in 3D: (Desire, Determination, Dedication) This approach has made him respected and valued among residents and staff throughout H&H Total Care Services.
Vic has recently moved to the Okanagan and taken on the position as General Manager of the Hamlets at Penticton. He will be an asset to the team members, and the Penticton Community.
Chris Browning: Director of Care
Hello, my name is Chris Browning. I am a registered nurse (RN) who is passionate about people, education, culture, technology and leadership. I also love problem solving and building relationships. I am proud to be the Director of Care at the Hamlets at Penticton and look forward to re-starting my Masters program in the coming months. I am a proud father of 3 children, enjoy camping and general travel adventures with family. I am a self proclaimed Apple and Tesla fan and enjoy outdoor hobbies as well as anything Sci Fi related. My healthcare career has spanned many avenues over the last 15 years where most recently, I have been the Regional Educator and Clinician for The Hamlets. Prior to this, healthcare and safety have taken me to outpost nursing, emergency, oilfields and acute care giving myself a wide array of tools to improve or at least influence Long Term Care as it experiences changes. Please reach out to me anytime, I enjoy a great conversation and look forward to helping in any way I can.
Robert: Food Services Manager
We would like to welcome Robert to our Hamlets team here in Penticton as our new Food Services Manager. Robert has been a Chef for his whole adult life and is very passionate about what he does. He is looking forward to serving the residents at the Hamlets at Penticton and working with his fellow team members. Welcome to the Hamlets at Penticton Robert!