Care & Support Options at Chartwell Bankside in Kitchener

At Chartwell Bankside, we offer independent living suites and seniors’ apartments for older adults who want a low-maintenance and socially active lifestyle. If you do need some day-to-day support, our flexible care program gives you the opportunity to choose from a menu of personalized services to build a package that suits your unique health needs. This option is designed to provide you with the lifestyle services and assistance you actually need so you can enjoy the benefits of retirement living without having to worry about household maintenance or repairs, or driving in challenging weather conditions. Rest assured that our longstanding, friendly staff are here to assist, so you can spend your energy and time on what’s most important to you.

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    Independent living

    Care Services available

    You and your loved ones can enjoy peace of mind in independent living suites at our pet-friendly main residence at Chartwell Bankside. Our caring and skilled team is available 24/7 with a call bell system and an on-site nurse. Your lifestyle includes conveniences such as daily meals, weekly housekeeping and laundry, and a wide range of voluntary social and recreational programs. Plus, you can opt to take advantage of care services when you need them, such as if you’re recovering from a recent surgery or injury and need a bit of extra help, or if you wish to have assistance with your morning or evening routines, medication management, oxygen service, monitoring of vitals, and much more.

  • Seniors’ apartments

    For independent and active older adults, Chartwell Bankside seniors’ apartments offer you a vibrant social life with access to the optional amenities, activities, and services. Contemporary apartments are located near the main residence: each one features a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a balcony or walkout patio, ensuite laundry and plenty of storage. Depending on your priorities, you can choose to take advantage of additional conveniences such as meals, housekeeping, laundry, or parking.

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.

Understand Chartwell’s variety of care services

Wondering what types of care services are available in retirement residences? Whether you or a loved one require light, moderate or heavy care to support your independence and quality of life, we have the personalized support you need, delivered by friendly staff you’ll come to know and trust. The best part? You can adjust your unique plan of care at any time, adding or removing services as you wish. Download our Care Assist brochure to explore our à la carte services and care options for seniors.

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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.

Talk with our Retirement Living Consultant today to learn more.

Chartwell Retirement Residences Respite Program

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