A Healing Environment
Riverview Health Centre is a state-of-the-art 387-bed facility equipped to meet the needs of rehabilitation and long term care patients and residents.
The Centre's building is designed using a village concept and is one of the first of its kind to include a residential type of design throughout the facility.
The Centre Courtyard: Located between two wings of the Centre, the area is used for outdoor entertainment, barbecues and family gatherings.
Wanderway Path: If you are a family member of a special needs resident with dementia, you may want to use the Wanderway Paths adjacent to the unit. Sun and wind shelters, rest stops and continuous paths will help your familiy member enjoy a safe time while outdoors. The paths also help to promote mobility and social function.
The dining area in the Town Square is a place for staff, residents and famly members to gather for social events or meals. A cafeteria and servery with grill capabilities offers full meals and made-to-order sandwiches for reasonable prices. There is ample comfortable seating, a view of the Centre Courtyard, and access to several vending machines.
The Worship Centre
The multi-faith Worship Centre, located on the main floor, is open to all residents, visitors and staff. Its labyrinth is available for quieting the mind or prayerful reflection. A schedule of worship events is posted outside the Worship Centre doors. The Peace Garden is located through the Worship Centre side door.
The Gift Shop
Located near the main entrance, is operated by Volunteer Services. The shop stocks handicraft items, cards, telephone cards, magazines, soft drinks, candies and many other miscellaneous items.
The Princess Elizabeth Guild Library
Also located near the main entrance, offers a wide selection of reading materials. The collection is constantly changing due to the donations received. Large print books are available. Hours of operation vary according to the availability of volunteers.