Duke of Devonshire

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The senior age demographic is growing as the Baby Boomer generation starts to retire. As a family member gets older, it might be time to downsize from the larger family home to either an apartment or a retirement living facility. There are many options for moving into a retirement residence or assisted living facility in the Ottawa area, but if you are looking for the best retirement residence in the area, you must take a tour of Duke of Devonshire or Lord Lansdowne. Dymon is proud to own and operate two of Ottawa’s most prestigious assisted retirement homes in the Duke of Devonshire and Lord Lansdowne retirement residences in Ottawa. Duke of Devonshire  is located on at 1095 Carling Avenue, near the Civic Hospital. The Duke of Devonshire has views of the Experimental Farm and Gatineau Hills and is within walking distance to Little Italy, shopping and restaurants. The Duke of Devonshire Retirement Residence is built to provide the best in comfort and wellness in a safe and secure environment. The facility offers studio apartments to penthouse suites with kitchenette, fireplaces, individual climate control and an emergency call system. Each suite is elegantly designed for the residents comfort. The Duke of Devonshire offers many activities from yoga to computer classes to pub or movie nights. There is an exercise room, activity room, beauty shop and movie theater at the facility as well.  There are scheduled shopping excursions and activities throughout each week. The food service is second to none! The Duke of Devonshire Executive Chef prepares extensive food menus for 3 meals a day. The menus maintain a healthy balance between taste and nutrition. The meals are served in the elegantly detailed main dining room by professional trained service staff.

The Duke of Devonshire offers the best in retirement living, but it  also has individualized residential services such as weekly housekeeping, daily bed making, towel and linen service and freshly prepared meals for those who need additional care. The facility is set up with the eMeds Network, which is real-time access to residents full and current medication profile. There is a Nurse Alerts System in each room that is easily accessible to the residents. There is specialized care for those residents that are cognitively challenged or who are aging in place. These patients can receive personal care assistance with every day activities such as meals, dressing and grooming. These patients will also have medical assistance to check with blood pressure, blood sugar and dietary needs. For our special care residents, there is 1 staff member to every 12 residents 24 hours a day.

If a decision is being made to move a family member from a long time home to a retirement facility, Duke of Devonshire offers the services of a FREE Transition Coordinator who can help with everything from selling and staging the current home to financial discussions to adjustments once a loved one has moved into the facility. This is a comforting and extremely helpful service at a time of great transition. Stop in take a tour of all that the Duke of Devonshire has to offer your family member. It is retirement living at its best!

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