The city of Ottawa gives seniors a collection of care options to select from with six residential care facilities around the city. Public transportation options may be limited, making it difficult to move about the city without a car or family member. According to government funded surveys there are many top rated nursing homes, as well as hospitals in and around the city.
Assisted Living Amenities & Services
Feeling relaxed at a community care facility is mainly about finding the right amenities for the resident that are applicable at a given center. Some of the amenities provided in Ottawa care facilities include:
Dogs & cats allowed
Secure Alzheimer's units
Ottawa has a diverse network of facilities that can meet seniors' unique needs which can go passed the typical level of amenities or services. Some facilities provide kosher meals. They may also allow dogs/cats, arrange outdoor activities, and provide parking. A lot of facilities also have a number of specialists and doctors on staff in the event more advanced care is required, Dentists, Podiatrists, Gerontologists, and Physical Therapists are just some examples. Some elder care facilities offer transportation, giving your loved one the option to move about.
While not necessary, when contacting the facilities you are interested in it can be advantageous to have relevant medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility coordinator might have. This can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might need.
Assisted Living Costs
The cost of residential care facilities is different based on the type of needed services, but on average it costs residents approximately $5,300 each month.