unique retirement residence specializing in
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
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 offers specially designed program for
residents with Alzheimer's and other related
dementias – the effects of which may be frightening
a new resident comes into Forest Valley, 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
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
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