MISSISSAUGA, Canada – March 2, 2018
– Revera is pleased that the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care announced the allocation of 128 new Long Term Care bed licenses for its Baywoods Place Long Term Care home in Hamilton.
“Today’s announcement will allow us to build a new, modern 256-bed long term care home in Hamilton – twice the number of beds we currently offer at Baywoods Place,” said Wendy Gilmour, Revera’s Senior Vice President, Long Term Care. “We look forward to opening a specially-designed home which will meet the increasingly complex care needs of our residents and future generations of local seniors, and which offers a more modern work environment for our team of caring and compassionate healthcare workers.”
Revera looks forward to the redevelopment of Baywoods Place, which has 128 long term care beds in downtown Hamilton. Revera is working closely with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, the City of Hamilton and the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN to find an appropriate parcel of land on which to build a new 256-bed home.
“Our government is committed to supporting Ontario residents who rely on long-term care homes for their ongoing health and personal care needs. By adding 128 new long-care beds to the redevelopment of Baywoods Place in Hamilton, we are helping more seniors access the care they need in their community, close to family and friends,” said Hon. Dr. Helena Jaczek, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.
“I am pleased with the Ontario government’s investment in long-term care in our community. The addition of 128 beds and the development of a new Baywoods long-term care facility will provide Hamilton seniors and their families with increased access to the care they need,” said Fred Eisenberger, Mayor of Hamilton. “Increased access to long-term care beds will also ultimately take pressure off our hospitals and emergency departments.”
“We are pleased with the progress of our redevelopment program across the province. Redeveloping long term care homes is not only urgently needed, it is the right thing to do,” added Gilmour. “The seniors who live in our long term care homes often have multiple chronic conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. They require modern, home-like, purpose-built environments that allow us to provide them with the best possible care.”
Revera is a leading owner, operator and investor in the senior living sector. Through its portfolio of partnerships, Revera owns or operates more than 500 properties across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, serving more than 50,000 seniors. The company offers seniors’ apartments, independent living, assisted living, memory care and long term care. With approximately 55,000 employees dedicated to providing exceptional care and service, Revera is helping seniors live life to the fullest. Through Age is More
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