Governor's Walk Retirement Residence

150 Stanley Ave Ottawa ON K1M2J7

866-465-5993

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Summary of Governor's Walk Retirement Residence conveniently located in Ottawa, Ontario

At Governor's Walk Retirement Residence, we have a host of community amenities. Regularly scheduled off-site adventures and trips are very popular with our occupants. Cats and dogs are permitted in private rooms. Our campus is conveniently located near accessible public transit. Free wi-fi and high speed internet is offered to all our residents. Free resident parking is available at our location.

Dining Amenities

We provide residents with meals throughout the day. It's our joy to entertain visiting guests, meals included. Dining options include restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining options such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical abilities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time director of activities. We offer different exercise programs such as ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program, stretching classes, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, and Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. We offer inter-generational programs that have many benefits for both children and seniors - that emphasize the joys of human connectivity and propagate longer and happier. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Residents may engage in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and frequent wine-tasting nights consisting of a wide-spectrum of vintages and flavor palettes to sample and then compare notes on with friends and fellow residents. 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 raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, a bistro, a computer room, and our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations.

Languages Spoken at Governor's Walk Retirement Residence

Staff members who speak Spanish, French, Russian, Italian, and Japanese are employed by the community.

Community Characteristics at Governor's Walk Retirement Residence

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents seeking a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure 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. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident quarters featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. Units containing full bathtubs are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Available Amenities at Governor's Walk Retirement Residence

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well.

Religious Services

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

Medical Care Services

Our 24-hour awake staff is available to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners present 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. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to guarantee all healthcare needs are accounted for. We offer skilled nursing care by licensed nurses, fully equipped to handle responsibilities such as wound care, tube feedings, and monitoring. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. 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, administered injections, insulin injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours.

What to expect at Governor's Walk Retirement Residence

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 85 residents. The building was constructed in 1956, and last renovated in 2002. We accept residents from the age of 55 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 Governor's Walk Retirement Residence

Room Type
Monthly Range* (CAD)

Studio
$ See Pricing
1 Bedroom
$ See Pricing
2 Bedrooms
$ 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 Governor's Walk Retirement Residence

  • My mother and I had a lovely visit of Governor's Walk. [name removed] was very friendly and informative. My mother liked the feeling of the residence, more specifically the dining room, common areas and...

  • It is a very clean facility with friendly staff. It has an activity program, a visiting doctor and takes guests to medical appointments. My mother is well cared for.

  • A Unique Retirement Residence in Ottawa

    My Mom is 89 years old and lived in her apartment until early this year. She was doing well but it was obvious that she needed not only some care but company throughout her day. She had family visits but...

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Community Details at Governor's Walk Retirement Residence

  • Governor's Walk Retirement Residence Amenities

    • Devotional Services Offsite
    • Activities Onsite
    • Outdoor Common Areas
    • Vegetarian
    • Activities Offsite
    • Beautician Onsite
    • Indoor Common Areas
    • Devotional Services Onsite
    • Meals Provided

Senior Housing Types Provided at Governor's Walk Retirement Residence

  • Assisted Living
  • Independent Living
  • Memory Care
  • Nursing Home
  • Care Homes
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments