A Registered Nurse, Registered Practical Nurses, and nursing attendant staff are on site 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The nursing department, in conjunction with dietary, activation, social work, and environmental service staff provide for varying levels of personal care and accessibility, including:
Meals are prepared on site and in strict accordance with both the Canadian Food Guide Standards and Long Term Care Standards. Food and Nutritional services are under the direction of the Lodge and managed by Aramark Canada’s team of qualified Operations staff, and a Registered Dietitian.
Optional services are available for a fee. Services include:
Services available through local vendors include:
The Lodge provides for 24 hour access to medical care. Our Medical Director is currently available on site 3 mornings per week. Medical coverage can be by a resident’s own family physician if 24 hour coverage is provided. If not, the Lodge’s Medical Director will provide this service. A resident’s plan of care is developed with input from the resident’s physician; our nursing, pastoral, activation, and dietary staff to meet each resident’s physical, social, spiritual, and emotional needs.
The pastoral care team is coordinated by the Activation Department and consists of members of the Brockville Ministerial Association and volunteers trained in the provision of pastoral care. The pastoral care coordinator attends all care conferences, and is available to meet with residents and their family.
A recreation and leisure program of organized activities is available to each resident. Held on each unit, the programs offered have been designed to stimulate sensory, physical, intellectual, and social abilities.
A variety of special events is held throughout the year to provide entertainment and socialization. Each month a daily calendar of program activities is created and mapped out providing our residents with a broad selection of activities from which to choose.
A Physical Therapy Service Program, contracted by the Lodge to a qualified vendor, is also available on site for our residents who require rehabilitation and mobility. The Activation Therapy staff work closely with the onsite Physiotherapist to help residents regain or maintain functional abilities.
Administration services includes senior administration, resident care administration, business office, staff development, occupational health and safety, and continuous quality improvement management.
Administration encompasses day-to-day management of the Lodge. The staff are responsible for the overall organization, direction and supervision of the Home’s operation, including ensuring quality of care, fiscal management, and human resource management.
Support Services includes maintenance, environmental services, laundry, and supplies distribution.
The primary function of maintenance and environmental services is to provide a safe, comfortable, clean, and well-maintained environment for residents, their families, visitors, and staff.