Symphony Senior Living's Forest Valley Terrace is a retirement
residence unlike any other in Ottawa, providing value oriented
assisted living and memory care for those living with Alzheimer’s
and dementia. in a compassionate, warm and fully supportive
those who need help in the day, Forest Valley Terrace offers
Assisted Living in a gracious and homelike surrounding.
As your needs change, you may increase the amount of support
needed to maintain your independence. The Wellness Coordinator
and the Wellness Team will complete a full assessment to
establish how to optimally meet your needs and deliver services
to you. Their first priority is to assist you in maintaining
your maximum level of wellness and independence.
also enjoy a full schedule of events. Their activities program
has been created to provide a balanced approach to well-being
– keeping body, soul and spirit active and healthy!.
families struggling with memory loss, Forest Valley Terrace
offers specially designed program for residents with Alzheimer's
and other related dementias – the effects of which may be
frightening and confusing.
a new resident comes into Forest Valley Terrace, the staff
work with both residents and families to ensure they are
supported throughout this journey. As the disease process
progresses, time and place no longer have the same meaning
they once did. Caregivers seek to be in the Resident's world,
in their "moment" providing a comfortable and enjoyable
place for them to feel safe, in control and appreciated.
Members are specially trained and partner with organizations
that study and support the care of people with dementia. Their
approach is to minimize disruptions, confrontations and agitation. They
unstructure the routine tasks of care and provide fluid supportive
services that fit with the resident's needs and wants.
also important to help families understand the disease and
how they can continue to make meaningful connections with
their loved ones, without frustration, and they assist families
in understanding and accepting their grief while joining their
loved one on their journey.
is currently developing innovative programs to train all staff
in choice driven, residential dementia care. Innovative programs
in development also include "The Night Owl Club", and the
"Symphony Circle of Friends", a dementia specific community
outreach program to support residents and families with the
transition to communal based care.
Valley Terrace recently underwent a $5 million makeover including
all new furnishings and wall-to-wall carpeting. Both private
and semi-private suites are available in a home-like setting,
a full dining room featuring delicious well-balanced meals
and snacks, staff assisted personal care, full housekeeping
and laundry services..
the heart of Forest Valley Terrace is a beautiful chapel with
a high wood-beamed ceiling and stained glass windows where
multi-denominational services are held. The back of the chapel
also serves as a bistro with a modern kitchenette, comfortable
sofas and a large screen television.
Valley Terrace has rooms available for respite care as well
as day programs for seniors dealing with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Your loved one can also stay at Forest Valley for a trial
period to see if it is the right fit for them and your family.
Valley Terrace staff are available at any time to address
your questions and assist you in any matters concerning the
services provided. If you require additional information or
if you would like a personal tour, please drop in or call
613-830-4000. You can also e-mail us at CRCForestValley@SymphonySeniorLiving.com.
more information about Forest Valley Terrace and the many
other Symphony Senior Living retirement communities in Ottawa
and elsewhere in Ontario visit www.SymphonySeniorLiving.com.
to Business Directory
to Front Page