Bringing Seniors and Services Together

Garry J. Armstrong


200 Island Lodge Rd. Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5M2
(613) 789-5100
(613) 789-3704

Number of Units: 180
Number of Residents: 180

Spectacular river views from a beautiful island setting in the heart of Ottawa complement the excellent facility, expert staff, and responsive services provided in this home.
The Armstrong Home is situated on the picturesque banks of the Rideau River, between the Vanier Parkway and King Edward Avenue, in Central Ottawa. It opened its doors June 2005 and replaced the original home, Island Lodge, which opened in 1964.
Special Features: This seven-storey, 180-bed long-term care home accommodates residents on six houses with 30 residents in each House. It has a mixture of private and double rooms 108 private rooms and 72 basic units. Private rooms are furnished with a bed, night table, dresser and a small chair. Basic rooms are furnished with a built-in cabinet, bed, night table and a small chair. Rooms can be personalized with a resident belongings.
There are three wings on each floor, which meet at the centre core and accommodate the elevators, home office, spa, a kitchen servery, a dining room, a refreshment area, a lounge with a fireplace and a large south-facing balcony. Memory cabinets are placed outside all resident rooms.
The second and third floor are reserved for residents that require dementia care. This private and individual support allows the home to improve care that is offered to residents with dementia.
The Armstrong Home has a beautiful natural setting and a variety of comfortable, visiting spaces. The surrounding grounds boast an abundance of wildlife and feature garden paths with night lighting for enjoying the natural surroundings any time of day. The grounds also feature secure walking paths and a gazebo.
Excellent home-cooked meals are served in dining rooms that overlook beautiful gardens and the river. In the center of a spacious atrium is a beautiful fireplace and area where residents can partake in various activities. There is also an activity room, pub and tea room.

Referral through the Ottawa-Carleton Community Care Access Centre. ...