Outbreak information, news and more

We are experiencing a respiratory outbreak on Ottawa 2 West (O2W)

  • Symptoms may include fever, cough, runny nose and congestion.

Outbreak Measures include:

  • Routine practices and contact/droplet precautions as communicated on signage throughout the facility
  • Enhanced monitoring for symptoms on all units and communication to registered staff
  • Immediate implementation of additional precautions when symptoms are noted
  • Enhanced hand hygiene
  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfection
  • Limited movement between affected and non-affected units
  • Modified programs on the outbreak unit: programs include but are not limited to activities and exercise groups. 1:1 may continue.
  • Volunteers are not permitted on the outbreak unit

STAFF: For the sake of our residents and fellow staff, please do not come to work when you are sick!

  • Public Health recommends you stay off work for 5 days from the start of symptoms.

FAMILIES/VISITORS: All visits to the affected unit are discouraged to help prevent the spread of the illness.

  • Families/Visitors are encouraged to care from a distance. If you must visit, please speak with the Unit Charge Nurse before visiting.

PRIVATE CARE PROVIDERS: Please consult with the registered staff on the unit to review precautions required during the outbreak.

For up to date information:

  • Observe the signage at all entrances and throughout the facility
  • Listen for updates by calling 613.526-7171
  • Visit www.perleyrideau.ca

An Introduction to the Perley Rideau

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A Tour of the Perley Rideau Village

  • A bird's eye view of our 25-acre property including information on public access and parking.

Want to know more about Perley Rideau, our facility, programs and services?

Find out more about:
  1. See a map of Perley Rideau Centre
  2. Visitor information on accessing the Health Centre
  3. Download the 2017 Perley Rideau Welcome Book
  • Each family of a resident on long-term care is eligible for one free parking pass. This policy only applies to residents in long-term care.
  • Short-stay residents are issued one complimentary one-time use parking card upon admission.
  • There is no charge for a 30-minute drop-off or pick up.
  • Residents / visitors may purchase single use parking cards for a flat rate.
  • See parking map.

Questions or comments, please contact:

Jay Innes
Director of Communications
The Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre
1750 Russell Road
Ottawa, ON, K1G 5Z6

Phone: 613-526-7171 ext.2207

Fax: 613-526-7186

Email: jinnes@prvhc.com