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Covid 19 Updates

We are pleased to welcome visitors for indoor and outdoor visits. 

We thank you for your cooperation and understanding. For current updates please visit our news page and be sure to follow us on facebook and Twitter.

New - Short Stay and Temporary Absences during the COVID-19 Pandemic

On August 28, 2020, the Chief Medical Officer of Health released an update to COVID-19 Directive #3 for Long-Term Care Homes under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007.

Residents of Long-Term Care Homes (LTCH) are now permitted to leave for short stay and temporary absences.  Short stay absences are for health care-related, social or other reasons and do not include an overnight stay, with the exception of single-night emergency room visits. Short stay absences do not require approval or prearrangement.  Please Read our information poster.

Previous announcements: 

Starting July 22, indoor visits in long-term care and retirement homes will be permitted.  Read our guidelines on how to enjoy a safe visit with your loved one.  Visits July 2020 Head Office letterhead for website.pdf

The Provincial government has announced that outdoor visits can now include two people effective July 15 and visitors are no longer required to have COVID testing prior to visiting. We are excited to welcome visitors back to our retirement and long-term care homes, although in a very different capacity, as we continue to observe regulations due to COVID-19. Please read the Enhanced Visiting at Caressant Care document. 

For your reference: 

Public Health Ontario has developed the resources to support stakeholders with the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). You can also check the Ontario Ministry of Health website for updates.

Plan to re-open homes for visiting  Ministry Document
Remember to Social Distance

Summer weather Window visits

COVID-19 Social Distancing Guidelines

COVID - 19 Readiness and Response Plan -  CarePackageforResidents.pdf

COVID - 19 Readiness and Response Plan AbsenceRestrictions.pdf 

Questions and Answers Ontario Enhancing COVID-19 Protections for Long-Term Care Residents, Families and Staff Q&A

Welcome to Caressant Care

We have the privilege of taking care of nearly 1300 residents in our 15 Long Term Care Homes and over 700 residents in our 10 Retirement Homes. Our corporate office is located in Woodstock, Ontario and all of our Homes can be found in small cities and towns across Ontario. It is important to note that all of our Retirement Homes are attached to one of our Nursing Homes which gives our residents a true continuum of care. We have a number of spouses in our Homes living on either side of the continuum.

We sincerely hope you enjoy our new site and find it informative and entertaining. If you are looking for a career in health care please navigate to the Join Our Team section where you will find job postings for Management, Registered Staff, Personal Support Workers and more.

If you are not able to find the information you are looking for feel free to visit our Contact Us page and send us your question. Please do not call our Corporate Office if you are trying to contact a Home directly. Thank you.


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  • "I am very happy with the care and compassion attitude my dad has received at this facility. We appreciate the good care, excellent medical attention and warm welcoming atmosphere, and all the amazing ..."
  • "Thank you to CC Retirement Home for helping my mom be happy again. We moved her from another retirement home in town and so happy we did. She has made new friends and stays busy with all the activit..."
  • "A great nursing home right across the board. Thanks for the kind care given to my wife of 53 years at c care in Woodstock. Couldn't ask for a better place for my precious girl. Thank you..."
    Jamie McGowan
  • "I would like to recognise the wonderful care being delivered to residents of Caressant Care Nursing Homes. Working in long term care is very demanding and difficult work, and I know there are many ..."
    Dr. Vanessa Vogwill



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Fergus, ON

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Welcome to Caressant Care Listowel Nursing Home. We're situated in a quiet, residential section of Listowel but still close to the many shops and service

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