Village Services

Perley Rideau continues to expand its service offerings to achieve its vision of creating a vibrant Seniors’ Village. Apartment residents, families and neighbours enjoy ready access to many of the services and amenities in the Village.

Perley Rideau services, such as Physio & Massage and catering are complemented by the services third-party service providers to deliver an ever-expanding range of medical, therapeutic, educational and spiritual supports.  

From a menu of room rentals and catering services to community supports, Perley Rideau aims to accommodate a wide range of lifestyles and budgets; key components of the Seniors’ Village concept.

As the success of the Seniors Village concept demonstrates, Perley Rideau has the infrastructure and expertise to make an even larger contribution by meeting the needs of residents of the Champlain region.

Together, we improve the well-being of the people we serve.

Room Rentals

To host a Celebration of Life, an offsite meeting or a small team get-together, consider renting one of the meeting rooms at Perley Rideau.

From a formal boardroom to a Games Room and an impressive 150-person performance hall, we have a variety of rooms available for rent by the hour or the day.

For more information, please contact on room availability and fees*.

Benedickson Room (Board Room

Classroom 2

Conference Room 3

Food & Nutrition Dining Room

Lupton Hall (Auditorium)

Games Room


Family Dining Room

A Family Dining Room is available on most units and can be reserved through the unit care staff for special occasions.


Rooms and Capacities

Benidickson Room (Board Room)

CE 2012
35 Persons

Classroom 2

CE 2015
16 Persons

Conference Room 3

CE 2028
10 Persons

Food & Nutrition Dining Room

CE 2024
8 Persons

Lupton Hall (Auditorium)

CE 1905
100 Persons or 150 Theatre Style

Games Room

Info to come
Info to come


Food & Nutrition Services offers a catering service for special occasions, such as birthdays and/or anniversaries and Celebration of Life services.

Our catering staff have created a variety of menus to meet every need and diet.

To access the catering menu please contact:

Consult the Cafeteria/Catering Supervisor: 613 526-7171 (ext. 2606)

View the Catering Menu (.PDF)

Family Dining Room is available on most units and can be reserved through the unit care staff for special occasions.


The Cafeteria is open seven-days a week, every day of the year from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Inquiries about the cafeteria and/or catering can be made at 613 526-7171 (ext. 2606). ?Catering is available to apartment tenants as well as residents, families and the public.

The catering menu is available here (.PDF)

Perley Rideau Physio & Massage Therapy Clinic

The staff of the Perley Rideau Physio & Massage Therapy Clinic provide physiotherapy services in the facility. Various programs are available such as strength training classes, gait training, pain relief and chest physiotherapy.

The Perley Rideau Physio & Massage Therapy Clinic is located in the Atrium of the Perley Rideau Centre. The staff of the Perley Rideau Physio & Massage Therapy Clinic provide physiotherapy services in the facility. Residents and their families may choose private physiotherapy and/or massage therapy services to supplement their care.

The Perley Rideau Physio & Massage Therapy Clinic offers various programs such as strength training classes, gait training, pain relief and chest physiotherapy. Led by Ivan Vukosavljevic, Lead Physiotherapist and a graduate of the University of Ottawa, works in all fields of physiotherapy including geriatric, orthopaedic, cardiovascular and neurological.

Upon admission, all residents are assessed by a physiotherapist to determine if treatment is appropriate under Ministry of Health guidelines.

Residents who qualify, receive a treatment plan for services that are covered under the Health Centre.

Residents who don’t qualify but may benefit from treatment, are provided with options for payment of fees. ?The fees for these services are not covered by the Health Centre but may be covered by the resident’s private insurance. All care provision must adhere to the Private Physiotherapy and Physiotherapy Support Services Policy that outlines the expectations of the private provider, resident/family and the Perley Rideau. ?Residents and their families may choose private physiotherapy and/or massage therapy services to supplement their care by calling 613 526-7175.

  • Hours  of  operation:  Monday-Friday,  8:00-4:00
  • Phone:  613-526-7175
  • Fax:  613-526-7160
  • Location: Hallway leading from Main Entrance, atrium on the Main Floor.

Dental Hygienist

A dental hygienist is available for consultation for Veteran and community residents.? A referral can be made through the registered nursing staff. For qualified Veteran residents, a range of dental services is available through Veterans Affairs Canada. For community residents, dental services are not covered by OHIP and must be paid for by the resident.

The Dental Care Clinic is located on the main floor of the Perley Rideau Centre.


Medical Pharmacies ( ), the pharmacy is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday and operates as a full retail pharmacy offering prescription services to members of the community and the surrounding neighborhood.

A $2 co-payment fee may apply monthly per medication.

Information for Perley Rideau residents: All PRVHC resident prescriptions are now being filled from a Medical Pharmacies off-site, located roughly 15 minutes away from the PRVHC. This transition occurred in August of 2020 and has been smoothly completed without any disruption to resident care.

The current Medical Pharmacies works under same processes and procedures as the Perley Medical Pharmacies; however, as a bigger site servicing many facilities, we have added technology and experience to support the Perley nursing staff For evenings and weekends, a contingency supply of commonly prescribed medications is available. Additionally, an offsite pharmacy provider is also available to fill any new prescription orders for Perley Rideau residents.

Pharmacists are on-call and willing to answer questions and provide assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A pharmacist is assigned to the resident’s care team. The pharmacy maintains an accurate profile of the resident’s medications and ensures appropriate monitoring of drug use in the Health Centre. The pharmacist will be present for post-admission and annual care conferences.

At admission, all medications in the resident’s possession must be given to the registered nursing staff. Following admission, family and friends must not bring in any medication from outside the Health Centre. The registered nursing staff must be advised of all non-prescription (over the counter) or natural health products used in order to complete a medication summary.

At admission, there is a requirement to provide information on any additional insurance (PSHCP, Assure, Rx Plus, etc.) to the registered nursing staff for submission to the pharmacy. The pharmacy will set up an account for each resident to cover charges for non-covered medications. The resident will be billed monthly. The pharmacy will obtain approval from the resident or family prior to charging for medications not covered by the Ontario Benefit Plan.

Consultations with the registered nursing staff and the attending physician occur on an ongoing basis to monitor and update the resident’s prescriptions, non-prescriptions and health products.

Only a member of the registered nursing staff will keep track of medications and ensure the resident receives the right dosage at the right time.

The onsite pharmacy (, is now accepting phone orders from families to purchase personal care items for a loved one. These are the typical items purchased at a pharmacy including incontinence products.  

The hours of operation are from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday and the phone number is 613.526-7205. 

Over the phone, staff will accept payment and provide details on delivery.


(Watch for updated information here)

Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County

The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County provides support, education and resources to families living with dementia in the community and long-term care homes. A broad range of learning opportunities, programs and services are available to support people with dementia as well as their family members and caregivers.

In addition to telephone-based information, referrals and assessment, the agency now has counselors available to work closely with individuals and families in times of crisis or when facing particularly stressful or complex issues. ?A new education program has also been developed called Dementia Basics. This six week lecture series provides a primer on Alzheimer and other dementias and is recommended for friends, family, and informal or formal caregivers of people with dementia as well as individuals with a diagnosis of dementia, students or other interested people.

The Dementia Society is here to help make the dementia journey easier. Its office is located?in the Health Centre (1750 Russell Road, Suite 1742, Perley and Rideau Veterans Health Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, K1G 5Z6. For more information: or email at or call 613-523-4004.

Deborah’s Gift Boutique

Deborah’s Gift Boutique sells confectionary items, greeting cards, gift items and postage stamps. Complimentary gift-wrapping is available for gifts purchased at the Boutique. Deborah’s Gift Boutique is named for Deborah Bennett, Boutique founder and long-serving volunteer. The Boutique is completely run by volunteers and in more than 20 years, has donated more than $500,000 for The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre Foundation.

The shop is open Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The shop is closed on statutory holidays. 

The shop is located in the Perley Rideau Centre can be reached at 613 526-7171 (ext. 2851). 

Jo and Denny’s Pub

The Pub is located in the Perley Rideau Health Centre and  is open from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily. On Thursdays, the pub is open from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

During operating hours, residents, family members, substitute decision-makers, friends and guests, accompanying residents, may purchase a maximum of two drinks daily for personal consumption in the Pub. A visitor to the Pub must be signed in under the name of the resident they are visiting and must abide by the Health Centre house rules. The Volunteer Bartender can be contacted at 613 526-7171 (ext. 2850) during pub hours. Proceeds from the Pub support activities for the Veterans’ Council.

Palliative Care Family Suite

The suite is available to families during end-of-life care.

The suite is located on Ottawa 2 East Unit across from the dining room. It has a private bath/shower, a pullout futon, a kitchenette with small appliances (including a fridge), a television with cable and a telephone for local calls. Housekeeping provides towels, linens and toiletries.

  • The suite is available at no charge; however a $20 deposit is required to obtain the room key.
  • Room bookings can be made through the Commissionaire at the Main Entrance.
  • Donations are welcome to the Perley Rideau Foundation.

Day Program

The Adult Day program for individuals with early to mid-stage dementia is located on the main floor of the Perley Rideau Centre and is operated by Carefor with referrals from the Champlain LHIN.

Hair Salon/Barber

Hairdresser/Barber opens at Perley Rideau

I am very happy to announce that Judy Huynh has accepted the contract position of Hairdresser/Barber here at Perley Rideau effective July 7th, 2021.   Judy is a registered hairstylist under the Ontario College of Trades and has over 25 years of professional services.

Throughout her career Judy has demonstrated creative artistry and technical skill in designing and executing a full range of hair services, including, cut, colour, highlights, perms, etc. to provide a positive customer experience.

Commencing July 7th, 2021 for appointments, Judy can be reached through email at or phone number 613-526-7153.

Please join me in welcoming Judy to our Perley Rideau team!


Lorie Stuckless CNM, NM