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Short Term Stays

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

Respite Care for Seniors and Their Loved Ones

Symphony offers short term senior care and convalescent program ideal for anyone requiring short term care and accommodations for a medically-supervised recovery. Respite care services for seniors at Symphony include a wide range of care plans including assistance with bathing, grooming, dressing and nursing services from our registered staff of compassionate professionals.

Explore the variety of short-term stay and respite care options available at Carleton Place, Forrest Valley Terrace, Kanata and Orléans communities.

Benefits Of Respite Care Services At Symphony

Symphony offers respite care to seniors and their loved ones to provide peace of mind when it is needed most. Our trained staff is available 24/7 to assist you or your loved one and our licensed nursing staff provides the highest level of quality care. Enjoy all the amenities available at our community, with the additional benefits of our respite care services for seniors including:

  • Management and assistance with medications
  • Transportation to medical appointments
  • An Emergency Response System, with call buttons in each suite
  • Daily social and recreational activities, with companionship and group activities available

In addition to our traditional respite care, Symphony also offers memory care respite care services that include:

  • 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

If you are in urgent need of respite care services, reach out to us today.

Respite Care Trial Stays In The Ottawa Area

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, our short-term or trial stays are the solution. It's an opportunity to test drive your new home! Your temporary senior housing 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: Temporary Assisted Living

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 respite care 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.

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 our warm hospitality and unique retirement lifestyle first hand!

Palliative Care And End Of Life Care

Our palliative care and end of life care services are centered around each resident's comfort and wishes. Symphony's dedicated team of compassionate caregivers are here to provide personalized, supportive care to relieve the symptoms and stress associated with serious and life-threatening illnesses. We can offer comfort, care and assistance that can help maintain a better quality of life for your loved one, while also tending to the needs of the family.

Find out more about respite care services for seniors available at Symphony.