Caring for You
At Fairview Manor, we want to ensure that every resident has the best care possible in a caring environment. We offer a full care team to support your needs.
Dental Care | Ear Care | Eye Care | Foot Care | Medical Care | Nursing & Personal Care | Palliative Care | Pastoral Care | Registered Dietitian | Restorative Care
Residents may visit their dentist offsite by arranging their own transportation or take advantage of basic dental services that are provided by a mobile dental clinic each month at the Manor on a fee-for-service basis. More complex procedures are done in dental offices in the community and are charged directly to the resident.
A hearing aid clinic is held at the Manor the second Wednesday of each month.
Appointments for basic eye care can be arranged with local optometrists. Any testing or procedures will take place in the optometrist’s office and transportation must be arranged by the resident and or family. Basic eye exams can be provided by a mobile eye exam clinic at the Manor on a fee-for service basis. If specialized ophthalmology testing or consultation is required, a medical doctor arranges a referral to an ophthalmologist.
Fairview Manor provides basic foot care to residents. If advanced foot care is required, we can arrange appointments with recommended fee-for-service service providers who visit the Manor on a regular basis to provide care.
Fairview Manor’s Medical Director is a local physician who provides medical supervision and makes sure the quality of medical care provided at the Manor meets provincial standards.
Residents may continue to have their own doctor look after their medical care. They may also choose to be looked after by any other doctor who has admitting and treatment privileges at the Almonte General Hospital.
Nursing and Personal Care
We encourage and assist all residents, as needed, with the activities of daily living, such as eating, bathing, dressing and going to and from meals and other activities.
Nursing and personal care is provided around the clock under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) give medication and carry out treatments. Personal Support Workers (PSWs) provide direct personal care.
Every resident of Fairview Manor is an individual with unique needs. To ensure those needs are met, we develop an individual plan of care for each resident. This plan, which is updated regularly, includes input from the resident, family members, doctors and Manor staff. Everyone works together to ensure each resident develops and maintains an interesting and meaningful life at Fairview Manor.
A team of medical, nursing and other Manor staff provides palliative care, also known as end-of-life care. Our commitment is to ensure that residents and their loved ones are supported during this time in an environment of respect, comfort and dignity. When their health is critical, residents can have their families with them around the clock.
A monthly Anglican Church service with Holy Communion is held on the first Tuesday of every month and also offers pastoral visits.
The Roman Catholic Church provides a monthly mass with Holy Communion on the 4th Friday of every month and a monthly prayer service on the 1st Monday of the month. They also offer pastoral visits every Sunday morning with Holy Communion.
All other faith groups take their turn leading a non-denominational service every Sunday afternoon at 2:00 pm.
Arrangements for further pastoral care from any of the church groups can be made at the request of the residents or families by inquiring with any of the nursing staff.
The Registered Dietitian assesses every resident shortly after admission and develops a nutritional care plan tailed to the resident’s medical needs and preferences. Therapeutic meals are prepared and served as directed by the Manor’s Medical Director or Registered Dietitian.
We are committed to keeping residents as physically fit and mobile as possible. New residents are assessed and, if required, a goal-oriented physiotherapy program is designed for them.
The Restorative Care room is equipped to ensure residents can exercise or receive physiotherapy safely and easily. Physiotherapy is provided by the Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor Physiotherapy Department and can be obtained without a referral if new issues arise.