Guest House

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Perley Health Guest House

The Perley Health Guest House is a home-like 12-bedroom bungalow providing short and long-term respite care ranging from a few hours a day to a couple of weeks.

The program is designed for individuals with early to mid-stage dementia. Residents can stay for a maximum of 90 days per year and those days do not have to be consecutive days.

  • The Guest House closed at the start of the pandemic, in accordance with the Ontario government directive.
  • The Guest House re-opened to existing Guest House clients on the Saturday April 2.
  • To re-familiarize clients with the program and to follow public health recommendations, respite sessions for days only were introduced on weekends. Clients were cohorted for safety.
  • For clients, the COVID-19 screening for clients is completed by the Guest House Team Leader.
  • Perley Health Guest House staff follow the Perley Health protocols for screening and testing.
    • There is not yet a start date for overnight respite program in the Guest House.
  • Guest House Manager: Tammy Doxtator, Manager, Community Support Services, tdoxtator@carefor.ca, 613-749-7557 ext. 2509
  • Guest House Leader: Casey Laflèche, 343-998-2812 (direct business cellphone) guesthouse@carefor.ca.
  • Referrals and applications are made through Home and Community Care support services – 613-745-5525
  • Guest House – 613-247-1664 ext 7.

To make a reservation, caregivers and clients should visit the booking website: https://guesthouseottawa.ca/     


Admission Process

Home and Community Care Support Services Champlain is responsible for determining eligibility.