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Blenheim Lodge details

Operator

Calling Foundation

Website

www.callingfoundation.org

Building amenities

Home-cooked meals are prepared by our staff on site. Variations are made to accommodate preferences and medical requirements.

Language, culture, religious affiliations

Residents speak predominantly English, although all languages and cultures are accommodated. The facility is owned and operated by members of the Plymouth Brethren. 

Accreditation status

Not accredited

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services health care organizations provide to their residents, based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada

Philosophy of care

“Be kind one to another, tenderhearted…” Ephesians 4:32.  The Lodge motto is “Quality Care in a Christian Setting”.

Type of accommodation

62 beds in single rooms and 34 beds in double rooms. Rooms are various sizes. Sinks in each bedroom. Most washrooms are shared between two residents; some rooms have private washrooms.

Cost

 Residents pay 80% of their after tax income which covers the cost of food and accommodation. Minimum and maximum rates apply. There may be other costs not included in the resident contribution. Visit our Costs page for more information.

Special recreation opportunities

Weekly bus trips. Snoezlen program for dementia residents.

Accessibility

All floors have ground-level entrances. Three ramps connect varying levels on the first floor. Wheelchairs are accommodated. Most toilets are not wheelchair accessible.

Motorized scooter policy

Permitted with conditions.

Pet policy

The Lodge has a fish tank. A dog visits weekly. Visiting pets are permitted on leashes.

Smoking policy

A smoking room accommodates residents who smoke. (Use of this room is subject to enforcement of the city bylaws.)

Safety & security features

All doors are locked to protect residents who may wander. Certain residents wear bracelets that protect them from exiting.

Neighbourhood & community amenities

A paved path winds through the attractive gardens on the Lodge property. A bus stop is directly outside the Lodge, and a community corner store is across the street. 

Facility-specific restrictions

Smoking or consumption of alcohol is not encouraged. Alcohol requires a physician’s order due to potential drug interactions.  Perimeter is secured, but no locked units.

Information last updated June 2016

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