Welcome to the
Retirement You Deserve

White Heather Manor provides 24 hour staffed Residential and Mental Health Services to Interior Health. Our focus continues to be excellence in the provision of care to our residents.

Our goal is to provide the best quality of life possible by enabling each resident to experience as full and rich life as possible.

Welcome. Home.

Sean Rathwell

Sean has been a Registered Psychiatric nurse for nearly 30 years, starting his career in Saskatchewan prior to relocating to Kelowna in 1992. Sean has worked in a variety of settings From Vernon to Osoyoos, including all 3 regional hospitals in the Okanagan, community mental health and various residential psycho-social rehabilitation and long-term care settings.

Sean assumed the role of Manager of Care of White Heather Manor in May of 2016, and is very passionate about the importance of supporting White Heather Manor’s residents to maximize their potential through active participation in their own care, promoting independence and encouraging pursuit of life-enriching goals.

Sean is an avid gardener, traveller and enjoys most outdoor activities Kelowna has to offer as well as spending time with family.

Debbie Tiley

Debbie is our wonderful client services facilitator. She loves to make a difference in our residents lives by empowering them to build stronger skill sets.

Debbie has been in the health care field since 1992 working with a variety of people with diverse needs. Her patient and kind heart shows the tremendous amount of love she pours into her job.

In 2005, Debbie received the Linda Worms Rose Bowl award for recognition of outstanding volunteer work.

Debbie’s position helps the residents with financials needs, budgets and saving, promoting life skills and so much more. She also provides constant emotional support for the residents

Optima Living

  • Our Mission

    We provide intimate “home style” living for our Seniors.

    Our goal is to provide the Best Quality of Life Possible by enabling each Resident to experience a full and independent lifestyle as much as possible.

  • Our Vision

    For every person to feel at home.

    This is truly supported by our credo is “Let Us Welcome You Home.” All of us here feel it is an honour to work with our guests and we advocate a resident-centred approach where you, the resident, is the focus of all our endeavours.

  • Our Values

    We promise to:

    Respect You

    We actively listen to provide a dignified and welcoming home where you can live your life as you see fit.

    Uphold Your Dignity

    We respect what you say and support your right to make choices for yourself.

    Work Together

    We work with you and your persons of choice to create a resident focused community.

    Do the Right Thing

    We are passionate about doing “right by you” every day.

Why choose White Heather

White Heather Manor has achieved a program that respects the residents and advocates for their well being on a daily basis. 

White Heather Manor is unique in that it provides residential care services while maintaining a family environment and client-focused care.

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