retirement residence specializing in dementia care
Senior Living's Moments Manor Orléans
is a retirement residence unlike any other in
Ottawa, providing specialized care to individuals
living with Alzheimers and dementia in a compassionate,
warm and fully supportive environment.
members suffering from Alzheimers or related
conditions require special care and attention.
With fully-trained professional caregivers on
duty around the clock and a doctor on call,
your loved one is always in good hands at Moments
Moments Neighbourhood program provides residents
with a home-like environment utilizing small
multiple lounge areas, lots of wandering space,
life skill stations, tactile stimulation and
program is provided by a specially-trained,
dedicated team of caregivers with one main care
manager designated to each resident and family.
This provides continuity of service and the
ability of the care manager to understand the
resident and his or her needs intimately and
respond to changes in condition and symptoms
the path of Alzheimer's disease the resident
will begin to live more and more in the moment.
Short term memories begin to fade at such a
rate that to live in any other manner is conflicting,
confusing and will create frustration and aggression.
are often more comfortable "in the moment"
as that is the most accessible memory they have.
Symphony team members actively assist residents
with memory impairment to live fully in the
also 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.
Manor Orléans 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
help residents stay active, the staff provide
a wide variety of activities tailored to the
resident's abilities. Among the many activity
areas is a nursery with dolls which help some
of the female residents connect with their experience
the heart of Monents Manor Orléans is
a beautiful chapel with a high wood-beamed ceiling
and stainglass 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.
Moments Manor Orléans they realize that
safety and security is a primary concern of
family members. To that end you should take
comfort in knowing that the Manor's grounds
are completely secured and monitored. All outer
doors require access codes to open.
Manor Orléans has rooms available for
respite care as well as day programs for seniors
dealing with Alzheimers and dementia. Your loved
one can also stay at Moments Manor for a trial
period to see if it is the right fit for them
and your family.
Manor Orléans 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 MomentsOrleans@SymphonySeniorLiving.com.
more information about Symphony Senior Living
Orléans and the many other Symphony Senior
Living retirement communities in Ottawa and
elsewhere in Ontario visit www.symphonyseniorliving.ca/senior-living/on/orleans/4/.
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