Castleview Wychwood Towers is an accredited long-term care home that serves 456 residents. The home is located centrally in Toronto, convenient to public transit and shopping. We are a vibrant community which reflects the diversity of Toronto.
Castleview provides a full range of services including 24-hour nursing care, medicine, dietetics, rehabilitation, recreation, social work, spiritual and religious care, complementary care, music and art therapy, laundry, housekeeping, and maintenance in a home-like environment. The home also offers short stay, convalescent care and palliative care services.
- We believe that we are guests in the resident's home, and the resident is the focus of all services.
- We believe in respecting the uniqueness of each individual, for their personal integrity, dignity and self-esteem, and their rights to personal privacy and confidentiality.
- We believe in providing a range of care and services to maximize each residents physical, social and emotional potential.
- We believe that each person should be encouraged to retain or regain independence.
Our accommodations and services
Castleview Wychwood Towers features seven floors housed in two wings. The east wing is the Castleview Tower (C-side) and the west wing is the Wychwood Tower (W-side). The home serves a multi-cultural resident population. There are Japanese-Canadian and Korean communities within the home. In addition, we have a wide diversity of residents with Asian and European backgrounds, particularly Portuguese.
Accommodations include semi-private (two residents per room) for 80 residents on each of five resident home areas. A sixth resident home area is a secure unit for 37 residents who are at risk of wandering. The seventh resident home area is home to 20 cognitively alert younger adults aged 19-64 who need long-term care provided on a social model. All resident units have centrally located washrooms within easy proximity of residents' rooms.
Each floor has its own dining room, servery and lounge areas for use by residents and visitors. As well, a private family room is located on the ground floor that can be reserved free of charge for private family gatherings. The ground floor also features an auditorium, worship centre, rehabilitation room, resident library, and resident computer room with internet access, residents' bank, beauty/barber salon, a tuck shop operated by the Castleview Wychwood Towers Volunteers, the reception area, the resident directory and a directory of departments.
In accordance with smoking by-laws, the home is a smoke-free environment.
Castleview Wychwood Towers has also achieved a respected and high level of knowledge and effectiveness in dementia care, and welcomes applications from individuals with Alzheimer disease or related dementia.
Castleview Wychwood Towers is pleased to partner with a number of organizations to enhance the care and services provided to the residents. We have developed partnerships with local hospitals, the Community Care Access Centre, religious and cultural groups including Hispanic, Jewish and Korean volunteers.
Giving residents and families a voice
The home has an active Home Advisory Committee, comprised of family members, community representatives and other volunteers, meets regularly to review and recommend programs and opportunities to improve the operations. A Family Council focuses on providing a support network and communication link between residents, family members and staff. An active Residents' Council provides the residents the opportunity to provide input into the home's operation and to voice comments and concerns.
If you are interested in taking a guided tour of our home, please call 416-392-5700.