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Blackburn Seniors Retirement Home Inc.

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(866) 333-2174

2412 Cleroux Crescent
Ottawa, ON K1W 1A3

Facility License: N0013
Caretypes Provided: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Published Pricing

Pricing is available for the following rooms:

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

About Blackburn Seniors Retirement Home Inc.

Blackburn Lodge Seniors Residence is a locally-owned, single-building, full-service retirement residence which provides accommodation and care for middle and lower income seniors. The current owners have operated the residence for 16 years.

Although the Lodge is cleaned and maintained to a high standard, it is an older building (completed in 1986) that is not full of the marble, brass, and hardwood that usually put the newer buildings in the city far out of reach for seniors with more modest incomes.

Our Experienced and Knowledgeable Staff:

We encourage prospective residents and their families to realize, however, that moving to a retirement home involves far more than acquiring new real estate. Over time, the care and services offered by the facility are likely to impact the comfort and well-being of the resident far more than the physical surroundings. The five senior staff of Blackburn Lodge (Executive Director, Director of Care, Dining Room Manager, Head Housekeeper and Activity Director) have a total of 75 years of experience behind them serving seniors in retirement homes. In addition, our core group of front-line staff have been been with us for more than 6 years on average. Three of our nursing department staff are MD's having received their medical training in Russia, the Philippines, and India. But for the backward policies of the Canadian Medical Association, they would be practising medicine. We are proud that their expertise and experience is available to our residents.

Our Reputation

Most of our clients come through word of mouth. We are a highly respected resource for seniors in our community. In 2010 we received Honour Roll Status with the Better Business Bureau for achieving 10 years without a complaint and that number is rapidly approaching 15 years.

Our Community

Blackburn Lodge is located on a quiet street across from a picturesque little park in the residential community of Blackburn Hamlet. Blackburn Hamlet combines the convenience of a location which is only 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa and next door to the bustling east end business centre of Orleans, with the tranquility of a setting in the heart of the Greenbelt. Within the Hamlet itself residents will find 2 banks, a pharmacy, a supermarket, a dollar store and other businesses for their immediate shopping needs. Larger plazas are a short distance away by bus or in the Blackburn Lodge van.

Our Building and Grounds

As a small retirement community of only 54 units, the Lodge offers the close family atmosphere that is often missing from the larger and more impersonal buildings. Yet despite its small sizeand moderate pricing you will find most of the essential services of the larger buildings. Outside there are convenient sitting areas, a patio, stand-up gardening boxes, quiet streets for walking, a nice park, and ample parking. Within the building you will find a pleasant dining room, front lounge, multi-purpose activity room, chapel, hairdressing salon, library, shuffleboard table, and several small lounges. Rooms and apartments in five different size categories offer as little or as much space as you chose, all at prices below the competition.
Our standard prices include accommodation, 3 meals and snacks, daily and weekly housekeeping, personal laundry service, activities and the basic level of nursing care. The basic level of nursing care includes emergency response, temporary illness care, medication ordering, and consultation with our visiting physician or Director of Care as needed. As your care needs progress, you can add (at moderate prices) full medication service, bathing assistance or various kinds of personal assistance.
Our senior staff team (Dave, Sanjee, Shawna, Lorraine and Jude) look forward to meeting you.

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Community Details

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Amenities Available

  • Raised gardening beds
  • Main Street Common Areas
  • Library
  • Meeting room
  • Arts and crafts center
  • Free cable satellite tv
  • Outside patio garden
  • Free parking
  • Piano / Organ
  • Beauty Salon
  • Fireplaces in common areas
  • TV Lounge
  • Game room
  • Outdoor Common Areas
  • Meals Provided
  • Activities Onsite
  • Devotional Services Onsite
  • Devotional Services Offsite
  • Indoor Common Areas
  • Activities Offsite
  • Vegetarian
  • Beautician Onsite
  • Laundry service / drycleaning
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Housekeeping provided
  • Religious Services: Protestant
  • Religious Services: Catholic
  • Visiting Chaplain
  • Skilled nursing


  • Medical Director: MD
  • On-Site RNs / LPNs
  • ADL Assistance
  • Full time activity director
  • Medication care managers / Medication Technicians
  • Visiting Occupational Therapist
  • Homecare Onsite
  • 24-Hour Awake Staff
  • Visiting Dentist
  • Doctor on Call
  • Visiting Nurse
  • Visiting Podiatrist
  • Nurses on Staff
  • Visiting Physical Therapist

Other Services

  • Full Tubs
  • Respite Offered
  • Aging in Place
  • Wheelchair Accessible Showers
  • International cuisine
  • Special Diets: Low / No sodium
  • Guest meals
  • Special Diets: Low / No Sugar
  • Resident Parking Available
  • Property Convenient to Busline
  • Complimentary Transportation
  • Transportation at Cost

Accepts Pets

  • Dogs
  • Cats


  • Allowed Outdoors
The features and amenities that are displayed on this page contain marketing information provided by the community. A Place for Mom has not confirmed the completeness of the provided information, and cannot guarantee its accuracy. To conduct a complete investigation, seniors and their families should:
  1. tour any listed location to confirm the accuracy of the community description;
  2. confirm that the community offers services that are required for the senior’s specific needs and budget; and
  3. check additional licensing and state audit information.
If you become aware of any information that should be updated or noted, please contact A Place for Mom .

We Love Helping Families Find the Right Senior Care

"I've never heard my mom say how good she feels and how loved she feels as she has with this new place. She is very happy there and her health is great! She is eating great tasting food, her sugar levels are in control and her legs are looking the best I've ever seen them. I cannot thank you enough for all that you did."

JoAnn C., Found Assisted Living in Baltimore, MD

"I just visited Mom today and she looks 110% better. So far she loves the new place. I think it reminds her of college days. The staff has been wonderful and prompt to any concerns I have had. She even told me she doesn't remember her old house and never wants to go back there! You were just wonderful and helpful to us and I could not have asked for anything more to be done. Thank you so much."

Melissa L., Found Assisted Living in Grand Prairie, TX

Community Reviews

Mums suite in her Lodge

reviewed on: 4/23/2016 by Jacqueline

The lodge is a little tired and needs some tlc. Staff for the most part exceptional. The elevator was broken for 3 weeks hopefully that will not happen again. Meals are plentiful but lack fresh veg... more...

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