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Organization: Extendicare - Peterborough  
Phone Numbers: 705-743-7552
Fax: 705-742-9664
860 Alexander Court
Peterborough, ON
K9J 6B4
Intersection: Medical Dr and Alexander Court
Location: Peterborough
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: There is a ramp for wheelchairs at the front entrance of the building
Hours: Daily 24 hours
Executives: Bill Thurlow - Administrator
705-743-7552 ext 212 *
Lisa Davis - Director of Care
705-743-7552 ext 213 *
Service Description: 174-bed long-term care home * residential care for 34 private rooms, 70 semi-private rooms, and 70 basic rooms * 24-hour nursing and personal care * access to a doctor and other health professionals * three short-stay care beds
  • bedding and furniture
  • laundry and housekeeping
  • meals
  • personal hygiene supplies
  • medical supplies and equipment (such as catheters, ostomy bags, or wound care supplies)
  • assistance with medication and activities of daily living
  • recreation and social programs

Additional services and facilities:
  • pastoral care
  • cable television
  • foot care

LEVEL OF CARE: This facility offers three levels of care:

LIGHT: Person requires minimal assistance or supervision with activities of daily living and availability of 24 hour staff for safety and security

MEDIUM: Person requires assistance with all activities of daily living with possible exception of skin care or, if cognitively impaired, individuals may require less assistance but supervision and frequent directions. Generally these individuals are easily redirected and exhibit no aggressive behaviours, and only slight-moderate agitation

HEAVY: Person requires considerable assistance with all activities of daily living and may also be cognitively impaired


BATHROOM TYPES: Private and shared

SHORT STAY BED TYPE: 3 beds available

TOUR FREQUENCY: Appointment required. Drop-in is accommodated

STRUCTURE TYPE: Three levels

FACILITY SECURITY TYPE: Secured inner courtyard on the second floor. Secured outside areas with locks on doors. Wanderguard System is used in this facility

RESIDENT CARE SERVICES: Routine and sterile dressings, enterostomal care, foot and prosthesis care, catheter care, continuous bladder irrigation if training provided, incontinence supplies (Tena), oxygen concentrator, inhalation therapy, palliative care, oral suctioning, tube feeding. Specialized Behaviour Management is available. Care for Methicillin-resistant Staphlococcus Aureus Positive residents is available

FACILITY INFIRMARY: Restorative care focused on maintaining independence

FACILITY LIFESTYLE - PERMISSIONS: There is unsupervised smoking permitted for safe smokers. Alcohol is permitted with a doctors order and is administered by the nursing department. Pets are permitted to visit once adequate documentation received

FURNITURE POLICY: Personal furniture is allowed depending on the size of the room and the safety

MEAL PLAN / SERVICE TYPES: Meal tray service is available if the resident cannot go to the dining room due to illness. There are four dining rooms located in each unit. Family dining can be accommodated in each dining room or our family celebration room. Special diets can be arranged

PHYSICIAN VISIT FREQUENCY: The family physicians who are the medical advisors of the facility visit twice weekly and more frequently if needed. Residents who have a family physician who has signed an agreement with the facility may visit their patients. The family physician visits at least every 3 months but does visit more frequently if needed

RESTRAINT METHOD: Buckle belts and clasp belts, comfy chairs and side rails

PALLIATIVE CARE ROOM: Families are encouraged to stay as much as they wish with the resident

Fees: Rates set by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * subsidies for basic rates may be available for eligible applicants
Application: Contact Local Health Integration Network - Home and Community Care
Eligibility / Target Population: Adults who need long-term care * Local Health Integration Network care coordinators assess the needs of applicants
Languages: English
Area Served:
Peterborough (County of) and area  
See Also: Long-Term Care Homes

This information was last completely updated on April 6, 2018

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Updated April 6, 2018
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