Meet Our Comfort Care Providers in Victoria, BC

Our Comfort Care Providers are here to enrich the lives of our seniors by assisting them to live safely and happily in the comfort of their own homes.

As the face of our company, we only choose the very best Comfort Keepers providers to represent our company which is why we have an extensive hiring and placement process. Each Comfort Keeper goes through a strenuous screening process which includes a series of interviews, background checks and educational courses to ensure that they can provide the very best care and attention to our seniors. In addition to our screening process, all of our Comfort Keepers are also bonded, insured and provided Workers’ Compensation Insurance to protect our clients. Not only do we take extreme care in selecting our comfort care providers but we also work tirelessly to identify the best comfort keeper for your elder.

When determining which our comfort keepers will be matched with our seniors we take a variety of different factors into consideration including their individual personalities, interests and your seniors’ specific needs. By selecting the very best comfort care providers and matching them accurately to our seniors we are able to provide your senior with the care and attention they deserve. Our Comfort Keepers are the very best at assisting elders and allowing them to live happily and comfortably in their own home. Become part of our family today and learn more about our incredible Comfort Keepers.

Meet the Team

Brecon Gage
Owner

Brecon Gage is the owner of Comfort Keepers Victoria. Due to his family’s personal experience with the industry, Brecon decided to open Comfort Keepers in 2013 to better support seniors in our community. During Brecon’s career in management, his companies have won the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce Awards for “Outstanding Customer Service” and “Business of the Year”, as well as the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Business Ethics & Integrity on multiple occasions. Brecon spends his free time with his wife (Jen) and two daughters (Emily and Nyah). His hobbies include fitness, tennis, reading and playing bridge.

Alex Irwin
General Manager 

Alex is the General Manager for our Comfort Keepers team. She brings 40 years’ of experience in Human Resources from her background in retail management as a multiple store manager (District Manager) or big box General Manager. Alex joined Comfort Keepers in 2015 and is loving every minute! She specializes in hiring, coaching, training and building awesome TEAMS. In her spare time, Alex is all about caring for aging parents and brother with Parkinson’s. She loves to read, cook, garden, and make jewelry.

Suzanne Tonna
Client Care Manager – LPN 

Suzanne Tonna is our Client Care Manager and LPN at Comfort Keepers. She has worked as an LPN for the past 38 years. During that time Suzanne has also worked as a Physiotherapy Assistant, developed and ran a specialized program in Non-Dominant hand training and was a Senior Rehabilitation Consultant. She has specialties in Geriatric, Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation. Suzanne holds certifications in Asepsis, CPR, First Aid Instructor, Physical Assessment, Management Training, and Phlebotomy. She enjoys hiking, painting, volunteering, fishing, camping and spending time with her husband and family.

Chloe Hale
Operations Manager 

Chloe joined our team as our Operations Manager. Over the past five years, she has worked in administration, museums and retail providing the best customer service possible. Chloe enjoys problem-solving which is a key component of scheduling at Comfort Keepers. She graduated from the University of Victoria with a BA in Humanities. In her spare time, Chloe enjoys socializing with friends and going to escape rooms, board game cafes and going to the cinema. While at home, she enjoys cooking and experimenting with different ingredients and recipes, playing video games and watching Netflix.

Patricia Egresits
Client Care Coordinator 

Patricia joined the team in November 2018. She is originally from Switzerland and has experience in working as an RN in a private home care company for over 10 years. Patricia specializes in leading teams, care provision, standards-setting and customer service. Patricia enjoys working with people from different backgrounds and is driven to be efficient but also to provide client care services with her heart and soul. In her free time, Patricia enjoys being with her son and her husband. They love going for picnics to the beach, working in their garden and cooking for their friends.

Joy Hendrickson
Client Services Manager 

Joy Kirstin Hendrickson brings over 30 years of Communications and Management experience to her role as Client Services Manager. After 15 years in the Washington DC area, she feels blessed to be living once again on Vancouver Island in the traditional territories of the Lkwungen peoples. When she’s not working behind the scenes at Comfort Keepers, she enjoys beach walking, camping, contemplation, writing, and hanging out with friends in the garden.

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