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The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre

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Visitor Information

The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre

Hours

Visitors are very welcome to visit with residents or join them for concerts, religious services and special events. Visiting hours are not restricted, but visitors are asked to please respect the duties of the staff and privacy of residents.

Parking

  • 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.

Building Access

  • For the safety of residents, staff and volunteers, the exterior entrances /exit doors to the three resident buildings (Rideau, Ottawa, and Gatineau) are locked. Entry / exit requires the use of a building access card or access code. Family members and visitors may apply for an access card at the Reception Desk in the Perley Rideau Centre by filling in an application form and leaving a deposit of $15.00.
  • Visitors without an access card may enter the building by the Main Perley Rideau entrance.
  • All buildings are fully accessible for wheelchairs and walkers.

Phones

  • The use of cell phones is permitted, however, service is intermittent within the building. We ask that everyone respect the dignity and privacy of our residents and staff and please refrain from taking photos while visiting Perley Rideau.
  • A public telephone is available in the reception area including a direct line for taxi service. 
  • Residents may make arrangements for their own personal telephone service. Calls can be made to residents by phoning 613-526-7170 plus the resident's four-digit extension number.
  • Click here for the numbers of the Administration

Pets

Pets are welcome but need to be under control at all times, vaccinations must be up-to-date, and directions from staff are to be respected.

Smoking

No smoking is permitted within the buildings by visitors.

Guest House  

Serving a short-term respite program; there are specific guidelines for the Guest House. Please  contact the Program Manager at 613-247-1664 for details. 

Apartments 

Tenants have the same access rights as apartment dwellers anywhere. However, safety and security are an important element of the design of the new apartments without affecting the rights of each tenant to live independently if he / she so chooses. More specific information is available by contacting the Rental Office at 613 -526-7170 ext. 2006.

All buildings are fully wheelchair and walker accessible.