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Prince Edward Home

About Prince Edward Home
Prince Edward Home is a 120-bed combined long-term care facility located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

There are 10 households (Blue Heron, Blue Jay Way, Fox Meadow, Lighthouse Cove, Red Oak Heights, Sunrise Place, Valour Hall, Red Rock Inn, Lupin Valley and Lady Slipper Path), each with 12 residents. Every household has a kitchen, dining room, sunroom and a living room available to residents and family. Each resident has their own private room and washroom.

One respite bed is available at Prince Edward Home.

In addition to general long-term care services, the home provides a variety of specialized care. A restorative care program is delivered to clients meeting its admission criteria and is focused on maximizing functional independence in the aftermath of illness or injury, with the goal of enabling a return to a community-based setting. An ‘under 60’ population care service is provided for younger individuals with various levels of physical and cognitive disabilities requiring care for needs that cannot be met in the community. Additionally, a care program is available for people in need of long-term care dementia services.

What is the admission process?
You or your loved one’s individual care needs will be evaluated through a standard health assessment.
Generally, there are three types of service:

  1. Short-term – for respite, to provide short-term relief to caregivers.
  2. Long-term – for permanent care, however, individuals can be discharged if their condition improves and they so desire.
  3. Day residents – delivered by Home Care, individuals can come to the home for services, as needed. For example: century tub baths, meals, day program, etc.

For further information on the assessment process, eligibility and cost, please visit Long-Term Care or contact the Long Term Care Admissions Coordinator by calling the Home Care Office at (902) 368-4790. For financial questions or arrangements, contact the Long-Term Care Subsidy Program at (902) 368-5313.

What services are offered?
Services provided at Prince Edward Home include:

  • Nursing Services;
  • Medical Services;
  • Dental Care;
  • Podiatry Services (foot care);
  • Occupational Therapy;
  • Physiotherapy;
  • Speech Therapy; and
  • Nutritional Services.

What activities are offered?
Prince Edward Home offers coordinated activities to meet your physical, social, spiritual, and emotional needs. These can involve both individual and group activities. Some examples of activities provided include: exercise classes, reading and discussion groups, musical entertainment, bingo, outings, etc. 

Religious services are also offered each week in the chapel by household rotation:

Roman Catholic:  Friday, 10:15 a.m.
       Protestant:   Thursday, 2:00 p.m.

Chapel facilities are also available to use for other denominations.

Are there visiting hours?
To support a home-like environment, family and friends are welcome and encouraged to visit at anytime, and as often as possible.

Can I volunteer?
Volunteers add a very special element to our care, and are an integral part of the team. There are limitless ways in which residents can benefit. These opportunities can enrich both their lives and those graciously contributing. To inquire or for more information, contact the Recreation Department at (902) 368-5792.

Can I make a donation to Prince Edward Home?
The Prince Edward Home Memorial Fund gratefully accepts donations. These contributions are used to purchase materials and equipment that will enhance the residents’ quality of life that are not available through other sources of funding.

What other information is available?

How do I contact Prince Edward Home?
Health PEI - Prince Edward Home, Charlottetown Prince Edward Home
75 Maypoint Road
Charlottetown, PE   C1E 3H1
Telephone:  (902) 368-4607
Fax:  (902) 368-5946

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