Salvation Army - Eventide Home

By: Niagara Eventide  09-12-2011
Keywords: Meals, long-term care, Salvation army

Salvation Army - Eventide Home

Admission Process:
All Long-Term Care Homes are funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and governed by legislated standards. For more admission information please contact CCAC (Community Care Access Centre).

Link to Welcome Booklet Coming Soon

Nursing Department:

The Nursing Department is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. We have Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, and Personal Support Workers. Our Home consists of 3 floors with a variety of care levels on each. We have 60 private rooms and 20 double rooms. We are funded by the Ministry of Health for 99 long term care Residents and 2 respite Residents. The Department also provides:

  • Physicians
  • Pharmacy
  • VON
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy

The Nursing Department’s goal is for all Residents and their families to feel they are a part of the Eventide family. We strive daily to meet all care needs and provide the best quality of life for our Residents.

Spiritual & Religious Care Department:
Spiritual Care is an integral part of The Salvation Army Eventide Home. The Director of Spiritual Care is available to all residents to assist with emotional and spiritual needs. The services offered are:

  • Chapel Services three times per week
  • Facilitation of Catholic Mass (Weekly)
  • Facilitation of Holy Communion (Monthly)
  • Facilitation of Community Church Participation (Monthly)
  • Special services throughout the year: Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day,  Remembrance Day, Annual Candlelight Memorial & Christmas Service
  • Facilitation of reconnecting to ones community faith group

Participating in Spiritual Activities is optional for all residents and one of choice.

Activation Department:

The Activation Department at Eventide strives to enhance the quality of life of our residents by providing a wide variety of therapeutic recreation programs. We aim to nurture their spirit through the provision of resident-centered programming. The design, implementation and evaluation of these programs promote meaningful and independent leisure experiences through social, physical, spiritual, emotional and psychological activities. Our Monthly Activity Plan provides an active, busy calendar, full of variety. Programs include but are not limited to weekly entertainment, fitness programs, home cooking, active games, food socials, themed parties, movie & popcorn afternoons, brain stimulation activities, visiting pet therapy and one to one visitation. Our Home also provides a tuck-shop (coffee shop) where resident’s can enjoy socializing with other resident’s, family & friends all the while enjoying a cup of coffee or tea and a sweet treat or two! The shop also offers at a minimal cost items for purchase such as pop, chips, bars & candy. It is open daily and staffed by our dedicated group of volunteers.


The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) provides funding and pay rates. The rates are as follows:

Long Stay:          Daily       Monthly
Basic                 $53.23    $1,619.08
Semi-Private       $61.23    $1,862.41
Private               $71.23    $2,166.58

Environmental Services:

Services include facility and equipment maintenance, laundry and housekeeping.
Resident rooms are furnished with a bed, night table, dresser and sitting chair.  We encourage personal items such as but not limited to pictures, phone, television, radio, books, etc. to help make the room as homely and comfortable as possible.
Prior to bringing larger personal furnishings we ask that you consult with the Director of Environmental Services due to safety reasons.

Human Resources:

The Salvation Army Hon. Ray & Helen Lawson Eventide Home is a unionized environment, working together with the Niagara Health Care & Service Workers Union Local 302 affiliated with the Christian Labour Association of Canada.  Our philosophy and practice is to foster and maintain a relationship which is in every respect conducive to the parties mutual well-being.
For employment opportunities, please send your resume to Human Resources via fax (905) 356-9609 or to our mailing address:  5050 Jepson St., Niagara Falls, ON.  L2E 1K5

Food Services:

The Food Services Department provides three well balanced nutritious meals per day plus three snacks throughout the day. All meals and snacks are developed using Canada’s Food Guide with consultation from our Dietitian. We provide two seasonal menu’s Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter offering a variety with two choices for each meal. We also cater to a variety of special diets and allergies as needed.

Family and Friends are welcome to join their love one for meals. Please note that reservations are required four hours prior to the start of any meal. Meal prices for visitors and hours are indicated below:
Breakfast – 8:30am
Lunch – 12:15 pm
Supper – 5:00 pm

Lunch $5.00
Supper $4.00

Special meals (Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Thanksgiving, Easter and Christmas) $10.00.

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: long-term care, Meals, Salvation army

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