Garden Terrace is in the new downtown core of Kanata. The home opened in 2003 and was built to the newest design standards for Long Term Care Homes in Ontario. The home incorporates a courtyard design and captures the essence of home. The main entrance of the building is decorated with a warm, wood trimmed lobby featuring a fireplace surrounded by two storeys of windows looking out onto a lush secured courtyard with outdoor seating, trees, shrubbery and assorted flower gardens. The interior layout of each neighbourhood incorporates a natural path that guides the wandering resident back to destinations and points of interest that will encourage social interaction and help maintain independence and purposeful mobility. The design incorporates extensive use of memory triggers to assist in way finding.
160 residents (40-2 bed basic accommodation 80 private rooms);
Secured living areas for residents with special needs.
Family dining and activity rooms
Sunroom, family room, living room and access to outdoor terraces
Secure home area for cognitively challenged
Accredited by Accreditation Canada
Committed to staff education
Located within minutes of hospitals with acute care services
Supportive Measures Specialist offering on-going support to staff and residents concerning the individualized care of residents with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.
Individualized care of residents with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
Active social and recreation program
This home can be viewed interactively online as a Virtual Tour! Click here, choose "Ottawa", then select "Garden Terrace".
Visit Garden Terrace You are welcome to join us for a tour of our home. To find out more about our Home or to book a tour please contact: Jeff Bedley Resident Services Coordinator Telephone: (613) 254-9702, Ext. 227 E-mail: email@example.com Carolyn Della Foresta Administrator Telephone: (613) 254-9702, Ext. 224 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Garden Terrace 100 Aird Place Kanata, ON K2L 4H8 Telephone: (613) 254-9702 Facsimile: (613) 254-9743
Resident reflects on meeting Marilyn Monroe April 30, 2013 We all have a favourite story from our youth we love to tell, but when you can say you’ve rubbed shoulders with Marilyn Monroe as a high-school student, it’s safe to say you’ve got most people beat. Read more >
Two Garden Terrace nurses bring OMNI motto to NYC hurricane victims December 4, 2012 KANATA, Ont. - It’s not every day, or even once in a lifetime, that most nurses will experience what two staff members at Garden Terrace encountered last month. Read more >
Words of tribute and gratitude at Garden Terrace June 25, 2012 After his wife, Donna, passed away following a battle with a rare and deadly neurological disorder, Alan Ross was compelled to share his gratitude with the team at Garden Terrace for the care they provided during the toughest road Donna had walked in life. Read more >
Garden Terrace adapting services to meet complex-care challenges June 15, 2012 Vanessa Labrecque says Garden Terrace is seeing an increase in residents who are coming from hospital after acute-care professionals have done all they can. Read more >
Garden Terrace team prepared for protocols June 8, 2012 The Garden Terrace team has prepared itself for ministry inspections by working to ensure staff members know the answers to questions that would be asked during an inspection. This, says administrator Carolyn Della Foresta, not only helps ensure people are not scared of the process, it also makes sure better care and quality are being provided in the home. Read more >