Short Term Stays at Symphony Senior Living

Short Term Stays

Symphony Senior Living offers numerous types of short term stays to meet your every need. Our extensive range of care services can provide accommodation for those seeking respite for recovery from illness or a medical procedure, trial stays for those who want to experience the lifestyle firsthand, relief for caregivers who want to ensure their loved ones are well cared for in their absence, to the comfort and assistance of Palliative care. We also offer the convenience of Guest Suites for friends and family who are visiting from out-of-town.

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Respite Care services at Symphony Senior Living
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Symphony offers a respite and convalescent program ideal for anyone requiring short–term care and accommodation for a medically supervised recovery. Our registered staff provide excellent personal care services, which can include bathing, dressing, grooming, medication supervision and nursing services. Care plans range from a little daily assistance up to total care, including 2 person lifts and palliative. If you or a loved one will be discharged from hospital and need a little time and assistance to recover, an all–inclusive suite at Symphony may be the ideal solution, for peace of mind and a quicker recovery.

If you are in urgent need of a Respite placement, please call our Respite Hotline at 1-613-800-3145 for immediate assistance.

How can a Respite Stay at Symphony benefit you?

  • Peace of mind for you and your family
  • Trained staff available 24/7 to assist you
  • Licensed nursing staff to help with your care
  • Oversight and assistance with medications
  • Transportation to medical appointments
  • An Emergency Response System, with call buttons in each suite
  • Three delicious, nutritious meals each day that can be prepared to suit all special dietary requirements
  • Healthy and enjoyable snacks and refreshments available throughout the day
  • Daily spot cleaning and weekly full housekeeping available
  • Personal laundry and linen services available​
  • Personal laundry and linen services available
  • Daily social and recreational activities
  • Companionship and group events
  • Enjoyment of all amenities
  • Professionally managed and secure building
  • A private dining room to entertain family and friends

Memory Care Respite Stays also includes:

  • Access to the Moments® Memory Care Program
  • Specially-designed surroundings to keep residents safe and secure
  • Caregivers specialized in Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia and memory impairment
Residents playing a game at Symphony Senior Living
Residents reading at Symphony Senior Living

Trial Stays

If you are considering making a permanent move to a retirement community but are not quite sure you'd like to make the commitment at this time, a short term or trial stay is the solution. It’s an opportunity to test drive your new home! Your stay will include a private suite with access to housekeeping, laundry services, Chef-prepared meals in a beautifully appointed dining room, morning and afternoon snacks and refreshments, the use of all amenities and participation in as many or as few of the activities as you wish. The choice is yours!

At Symphony we offer living options that can be tailored to suit your individual needs. Even though you may only be with us for a short time, we want to ensure that your trial stay gives you a good sense of what you can expect should you choose us as your new home.​

Caregiver Relief

If your loved one is living with you or you’d like them to feel more comfortable with your absence during a vacation or business trip, consider treating them to a short stay at a Symphony property. A short term stay can provide caregivers with relief and peace of mind in knowing that their loved one is being professionally cared for by our trained staff in a safe, secure and homelike environment. They’ll enjoy companionship, invigorating activities, beautiful amenities and be well nourished with three nutritious meals a day and unlimited snacks and refreshments.

Symphony Senior Living provides caregiver relief at Symphony Senior Living

Palliative or Hospice Care

The hospice concept of comfort and dignity is fully embraced by Symphony Senior Living and we are committed to assisting our residents to access this benefit if desired. When medicine cannot provide a cure, hospice can offer comfort, care and assistance that can help maintain a better quality of life for your loved one. Please speak to our trained Nursing staff about this service that is available at Symphony Senior Living.

Guest Suites

Many of our communities offer hotel–like guest suites for friends or family visiting from out-of-town. This attractive feature allows our residents to enjoy company for short or extended periods of time, without having to leave their home at Symphony. Guests can enjoy Symphony’s warm hospitality and unique retirement lifestyle first hand!

Guest Suites at Symphony Senior Living