Billings Lodge Retirement Community

1180 Belanger Avenue Ottawa ON K1H8A2

866-465-5993

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Overview of Billings Lodge Retirement Community located in Ottawa, Ontario

At Billings Lodge Retirement Community, we provide an assortment of community features. Our facility is located nearby public transportation. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking, guest parking, and covered parking. Our purpose-built community provides the advantage of individualized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents.

Dining Amenities

We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. We love to entertain visiting company, meals provided. Dining options are comprised of restaurant-style dining and room service. We offer specified dining choices such as low/no sodium options and low/no sugar options.

On-Site Activities

We have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical abilities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. Included in our exercise program are stretching classes. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents.Our community activities include trivia nights. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of an outside patio garden accessible to all residents and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a jacuzzi available for residents to relax, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, and a movie room.

Location Features at Billings Lodge Retirement Community

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor quarters are available. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Units featuring full bathtubs are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Featured Amenities at Billings Lodge Retirement Community

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services.

Personal Services

Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

Religious Services

We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. We offer skilled nursing care by licensed nurses, fully equipped to handle responsibilities such as wound care, tube feedings, and monitoring. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed and receive support in living a healthy lifestyle, and that no one's needs are neglected. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Restless residents may wander to cope with the anxiety caused by Alzheimer's disease and dementia - our facility features a locked and secured neighborhood to ensure the safety of all. Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors. Our staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.

What to expect at Billings Lodge Retirement Community

Community Certifications

The building was built in 1984, and last renovated in 2018. We accept residents from the age of 65 and above.

Local Emergency Services

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood.

Pricing at Billings Lodge Retirement Community

Room Type
Monthly Range* (CAD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
$ See Pricing

*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.

Reviews of Billings Lodge Retirement Community

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(1) A Place For Mom
  • Activities

    A little bit more activities. They need to keep themselves occupied everyday. Otherwise I would not take my mother anywhere else. We are and... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Activities

    A little bit more activities. They need to keep themselves occupied everyday. Otherwise I would not take my mother anywhere else. We are and my mom is happy now :)

Community Details at Billings Lodge Retirement Community

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    • Billings Lodge Retirement Community Amenities

      • Indoor Common Areas
      • Devotional Services Onsite
      • Outdoor Common Areas
      • Activities Onsite
      • Meals Provided

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Billings Lodge Retirement Community

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