The Need

Details

Project Details:

  • Over 14,000 square metres of renovation and new development
  • Four-story complex with 157 new long-term care beds with resident amenities and support spaces
  • New central kitchen, laundry, materials handling and multi-purpose room; and renovated rehabilitation area and lint to existing personal care home
  • Renovations to the existing facilities including front entrance, main floor, staff education room, and central staff locker area
  • A new 10-bed special needs unit for residents with severe dementia and disruptive or aggressive behaviours
  • Establishment of family accommodations and family dining
  • Compliance with Manitoba Hyrdo PowerSmart Program
  • Geo-thermal energy
  • Sustainable Green Building design

The Benefits:

  • A more appropriate and attractive home-like environment (including for those with special needs)
  • Significantly more space for programming and socialization
  • Better quality of life for residents overall
  • More suitable space for small group and individual programs
  • Private space for family visits
  • Less agitation, aggressiveness and wandering
  • More proactive interaction with residents in a more quiet, secure, and comfortable setting
  • More natural light