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Care & Support Options at Chartwell Empress Kanata in Kanata

We offer multiple care levels at Chartwell Empress Kanata, a trusted part of the community for more than 20 years with a reputation for our caring and dedicated staff. Independent and active seniors are a good fit for independent living, which allows you to customize the care services you’d like to have—if any—either paying à la carte or in a care package. We also offer a Memory Living program, which provides specialized support and care in a dedicated neighbourhood within our residence that’s designed to promote the safety and well-being of seniors living with dementia. We have a nurse on site and on call too.

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    Independent living

    Care Services available

    Consider independent living at Chartwell Empress Kanata when you’re looking for a low-maintenance lifestyle that removes the headaches of home maintenance and allows you to have more time for what truly matters to you. With our Care Assist Program, you can customize a plan around your care requirements, whether you’d like an escort to meals and activities, assistance with your day-to-day routines, or someone to ensure you’re on time taking medications. Depending on your health and mobility, you can request wellness services either à la carte or bundled into an all-inclusive package. You might wish to add services in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, esthetics, or towel service. Convenient services included in this lifestyle include three delicious daily meals, snacks, housekeeping every week, all activities and amenities, and a call-bell system to use if you need assistance from our staff.

  • Memory care

    Our Memory Living program at Chartwell Empress Kanata is designed to help your loved one live a good day, every day. Overseen by a professional on-site management team, our program starts with building relationships with you and your loved one so we can get to know their needs and support their identity. We build trust and familiarity with consistent staffing assignments and a high staff-to-resident ratio. Residents are offered a comforting, yet flexible routine of specialized daily activities that promote self-expression, independence, and fulfillment. Staff and residents enjoy family-style meals together where everyone assists and practices life skills, which contributes to a sense of community and self-worth. The Memory Living neighbourhood at Chartwell Empress Kanata provides 24/7 supervision and is designed to allow residents to move freely without compromising their safety, including secure outdoor space. Our family support services help you and your loved one navigate the transition to memory care. Enhanced care services in Memory Living include health monitoring, medication administration, cueing, and personal care per day. Your loved one will also have three daily meals in the dining room, 24-hour access to refreshments, weekly housekeeping and laundry, dedicated recreation and activities, in-suite meal delivery service during illness, and scheduled transportation for local outings.

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We’re here to help you or a loved one understand your options and which service level will be the right fit for you. Our Health & Wellness Manager will also conduct an assessment before you move in to ensure you’re receiving the right level of care for your unique needs and preferences.

Care Assist in Kanata at Chartwell Empress Kanata

Wondering what types of care services are available at Chartwell Empress Kanata? Chartwell’s Care Assist Program is designed to help you or a loved one achieve the comfort and quality of life you desire in your retirement residence. We collaborate with you or your loved one to provide a customized care experience that reflects your unique healthcare needs, from light to moderate to heavy care. Visit our Care Assist page to explore our various à la carte services and care options.

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Chartwell's Respite Program

is designed for individuals requiring short-term accommodation for respite, recovery, or as a trial stay in our residence.

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Chartwell's Respite Program

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Compare the benefits of retirement living vs. private homecare

Are you trying to evaluate whether to choose retirement living or aging at home with homecare services for yourself or a loved one? There are many senior care options available, and understanding the benefits of each will help you to make a decision that you feel confident in. Download our infographic for a checklist of services and benefits for each living option and decide for yourself which will be the best fit for you or a loved one!

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