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Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Facility
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Facility
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Facility Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Facility Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Facility

Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Facility

Elora, Ontario

Client

County of Wellington

Architect

Dunlop Architects Inc.

Project Completion Date

April, 2006

Type of Contract

Lump Sum

Project Value

$20,500,000

Description

Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Facility relocated from a 90,000 sq. ft. facility to a new 140,000 sq. ft. building on land owned by the County of Wellington (right next to the Museum and Library).  This two story building features a welcoming and spacious front lobby with a fireplace.  Two elevators, staircases, and wide hallways allow easy access.  There are six neighbourhoods (resident home areas), housing between 28 and 30 residents in each.  Private accommodation also includes a private two piece washroom.  Basic accommodations have increased privacy, boasting a full height privacy wall in the bedroom, with a shared two piece washroom.  Each bedroom is equipped with furniture (including a bed and dresser, bedside table and lounge chair), features a large picture window, and has access to telephone and satellite TV.  In each neighbourhood there is a bathing room, dining room, sitting room with fireplace, recreation room, as well as utility rooms.  The open concept food serveries in each neighbourhood enhances the dining experience with the sights, sounds and smells of the "at home kitchen".  Other spaces worth mentioning include the chapel, Snoezelen room, volunteer lounge, hair salon, palliative care suite, a special events room where families dine and host special events with a resident, a games room and a smoking room.  The outdoor space has been well thought out.  There are paved walking paths, a courtyard, plenty of shaded areas, roof top gardens, a tree nursery, and a paved laneway to the County Library and Museum where residents and guests visit.