Our Well Trained Staff


The John Howard Society believes in well-trained staff and management with a strong code of ethics and policies. Training includes:

  • nonviolent crisis intervention
  • de-escalating difficult behaviour
  • standard first aid
  • risk assessment
  • risk management instruction
  • working with mental health and cognitive disability populations
  • effective leadership
  • successful supervision

The John Howard Society of the Thompson Region continues to explore professional development for all the staff. The Society’s Bedford Manor staff specializes in personal care, hospitality, housekeeping and recreation for our assisted living seniors in Kamloops. Our agency focuses on:

  • mental health and seniors
  • addictions and seniors
  • providing assisted living services to seniors who have been street entrenched or homeless



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