Short Stay Respite Care
Our three beds dedicated to the Respite Program provide temporary relief for caregivers and are also available to provide temporary care in order for an individual to continue to reside in the community - (ON HOLD r/t COVID)
Long Stay Care
We have over 143 beds dedicated to providing community living spaces for residents to be able to participate in long-term care as part of a close community.
Placement at Vision '74's nursing home (short stay respite and long stay) is coordinated through the Erie St. Clair LHIN Home and Community Care. The Ministry of Health sets rates for all types of accommodation. There are 146 beds in our Nursing Home.
A copy of this information is available from the Erie St. Clair LHIN.
REUNIFICATION PRIORITY ACCESS BEDS (RPAB)
There are two beds dedicated for reunification for family members. Find out if you qualify through the Erie St. Clair LHIN.
PRIORITY ACCESS BEDS (PAB) FOR VETERANS
Vision has five beds dedicated for veterans. Find out if you are eligible by contacting Veterans Affairs Canada.
Room rates are reviewed annually and any rate adjustments are made in accordance with the Ministry of Health. Residents/responsible parties are notified sixty (60) days in advance of any change in room rates.
We encourage residents to make their living space as homelike as possible by bringing a comfortable chair, television, radio, photographs and other sentimental items. Space is limited and large furnishings may not be suitable. Discuss options with the Nurse Manager, Director of Care or Maintenance Supervisor. The following items are not allowed for safety reasons: refrigerators, friction type lampshades, swivel/rocking chairs, rug/carpet. All electrical appliances MUST be inspected by the Maintenance Supervisor.
NUTRITION & FOOD SERVICE
Wholesome nutritious meals are provided to residents, staff and volunteers.
Dietitian and Food Service Managers coordinate and supervise all meal preparation.
Three well-balanced meals are served daily to each resident and three nutritious snacks are offered between meals.
We encourage families or friends to share meals with our residents for a minimal charge. 24 hour-notice is required. Tickets can be purchased in advanced, please contact us for more information.
The menu operates on a 4-week cycle, offers resident meal choices, conforms to Canada's Food Guide and is checked by a registered Dietitian. The menu changes seasonally. Click to view our current menu. Please note menu is subject to substitution due to availability.
Our on-site Social Service Worker provides support as residents transition to their new home. Residents are encouraged to attend the monthly Resident Council meetings. A Family Advisory Council plays an important role as advocate for resident welfare and provide recommendations for improvement to the administration.
Administrative Services of the home provides leadership, guidance, assistance and support to residents, clients, team members, volunteers and members of the Board of Directors.
Residents and family members are the centre of the team at Vision '74. The organization's values reflect this attitude and contributes to our decision making. We consider concerns from residents and their families to be a priority and have a procedure for handling any complaints. Please contact us for more information.
It is the mission of the environmental safety service areas that the nursing home is kept safe, clean, in good repair, aesthetically pleasing, and odour free for all residents, staff, family members, volunteers and visitors. Vision provides enhanced housekeeping services to ensure the home is clean and as infection free as possible.
Vision has an ongoing Health and Safety Program for residents, team members, visitors and volunteers. This program includes systems, such as:
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