Respite Services

Respite Care, Hallway

November 1, 2019

Please be advised the Perley Rideau does not offer respite beds.

Respite care offers temporary, substitute living arrangements or special care in the home for adults with disabilities in order to provide a brief period of relief or rest (usually more than twenty-four hours) for the family members, guardians or other people who are their regular caregivers. (Champlain LHIN).

To find out more about respite beds in the Champlain Region, please contact the Champlain LHIN at

Akos Hoffer,

CEO, The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre

Guest House

May 25, 2021 Message

On behalf of Carefor and The Perley Rideau, we would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of you during these unprecedented times. Carefor and The Perley Rideau, continue to keep the best interest of our clients, families, and staff in mind, and our organizations are committed to ensuring that the best quality care is delivered in the safest way.

COVID-19 is still a serious health threat, and the situation continues to evolve. It has been determined, our 24-hour respite program Guest House, will be suspended until March 31st 2022.

We will keep you updated on new developments.

The Guest House is a home-like 12-bedroom bungalow providing short and long-term respite care ranging from a few hours a day to a couple of weeks.

The program is designed for individuals with early to mid-stage dementia,. Residents can stay for a maximum of 90 days per year and those days do not have to be consecutive days.

Admission Process

Home and Community Care, Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is responsible for determining eligibility.