Highview Residences

20 Reichert Dr Kitchener ON N2P0G9

866-465-5993

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Overview of Highview Residences in Kitchener, Ontario

At Highview Residences, we offer a host of community amenities. Residents can enjoy regular off-site experiences and excursions. Dogs and cats are welcome in private rooms. Free resident parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community offers the advantage of specialized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the special needs of its residents.

Dining Amenities

All meals are provided to residents. It's our delight to entertain visiting guests, meals included. Dining options cover room service and specialized dining programs available to meet the needs of residents.Food service is available to residents at any time, day or night. We offer specified dining options such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical health. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time activities director. We offer different exercise programs such as ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program, stretching classes, and chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Our community offers a healthy living program spanning cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Residents may participate 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 dances and "Senior Proms". Care-givers at our community use the Montessori Method(add TM) to provide the most effective care possible for residents with dementia and/or anxiety.

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.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or to just relax. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a fully-stocked arts and crafts center and a bistro.

Community Attributes at Highview Residences

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Eastern and Western-exposure and ground floor quarters are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Resident units featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available.

Featured Services at Highview Residences

Transportation

All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

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 hair care and beauty treatments. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Pet Care Options

Pet care is available for our residents' beloved pets.

Medical Care Services

Our 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they 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. We are not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. 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. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. 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, administered injections, 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. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. 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 (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. 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.

Find your home at Highview Residences

Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 30 residents. The building was constructed in 2017. We do not have age restrictions and accept residents of all ages.

Local Emergency Assistance

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. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.

Pricing at Highview Residences

Room Type
Monthly Range* (CAD)

Studio
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*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 Highview Residences

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    The staff is fantastic

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    The staff is fantastic

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Community Details at Highview Residences

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    • Highview Residences Amenities

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

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Highview Residences

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