Blenheim Community Village

Site: Blenheim - Mary Ave

Service: Long Term Care and Retirement Home

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Record #: CHK4934 Last Modified: 19 Oct 2014 Last Full Update: 04 Sep 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-676-8119
Primary ContactGwen Daly, Executive Director
Alternate ContactShelly Andrews, Director of Care; Phone: Jessie Raine - Associate Director of Care
Description and Service Details
DescriptionBlenheim Community Village is located in a quiet residential section of a small village. The Home is surrounded by gardens, trees and spacious grounds that provides residents and families the experience of outdoor country living. The home is a one floor design and offers Retirement and Long Term Care supportive services to our community. Private, semi-private accommodation is available in both sectors with ward accommodation in Long Term Care. An experience Food Service Manager and a Registered Dietitian monitor all meals, snacks and therapeutic diets that are prepared on site. 
Registered staff 24/7 
Respite care is available to provide primary care giver relief and supportive services for residents discharged from hospital but not ready to return home. 
The buildng is compliant with all Fire and Safety regulations including a sprinkler system throughout the building 
The Home is Accredited through Accreditation Canada and is licensed under the Retirement Home Regulatory Association; we are a member of ORCA. 
Other services: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapist, interdenominational church services, Chaplain, hairdressing, foot care, oxygen therapy, mobile x-ray, laboratory services, Medical Director and Attending Physician, art and music therapy; central dining for each sector and many other amenities 
Daily housekeeping and laundry 
Air conditioning in corridors 
TV and telephone hook ups 
Our activation department provides daily programs, evening and week end events such as: annual camping and fishing events, summer campfires, group and 1:1 activities, movies, theme meals and holiday celebrations,local libray visits, pet therapy, helping hands, mens breakfast, cooking, fund raising events, intergenerational program and community outings. 
Resident and Family council offers residents and families as well as the Home a communication tool to address resident/family satisfaction, and or suggestions for improvements that would enhance their quality of life. 
The Home actively supports continuing education in the community through clinical placements from secondary schools and community colleges. 
We are fortunate and proud of our dedicated community volunteers.
HoursBusiness hours are 8 - 4 
Nursing staff is available 24 hours a day in person or by telephone to answer any questions or concerns. Visitation is unlimited.
Datesyear round
MeetingsResident's Council monthly
Areas ServedChatham-Kent
EligibilityFor Long Term Care Accommodation requires application process to be completed through the Erie St Clair CCAC. 
For Retirement a meeting is scheduled with family member and or client and the resident co ordinator to complete the care needs assessment.
ApplicationPlease call and arrange a tour with a member of our management team @ 1 519 676 8119
Agency Information
EstablishedJuly 1981
Primary ExecutiveRuth Chalmers, Regional Director
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ; Fees - Service
Site Information
Located In CommunityBlenheim
Address & Map
10 Mary Ave
Blenheim, ON N0P 1A0
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IntersectionTalbot St and English St
Mailing Addressc/o Blenheim Community Village 
Blenheim, ON N0P 1A0
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Other Details
Print MaterialORCA (Ontario Residential Care Association Directory 2001-2002)