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Patty’s Place – New Dementia Care Centre

A Centre of Excellence

Photo of Patty's Place from Speers Road on a sunny day  People viewing the immersion room screen  Music therapy at the Soper Club

You did it! Patty’s Place is officially here!

Our new, state-of-the-art building is a centre of excellence for dementia care in the province.

It features:

  • JIM’s Suite’s which has eight short stay overnight respite beds (the only ones in Halton)
  • A 3D immersive technology room (the first of its kind in Canada designed specifically for people with dementia)
  • The Soper Club – an expanded Adult Day Program for people living with dementia
  • The Walmley Club – an Adult Day Program for frail older adults
  • A Caregiver Cafe with additional caregiver support for families
  • Best practices in dementia friendly design

To join a Club, you must complete a referral through Home and Community Care Support Services (formerly the Local Health Integration Network, LHIN).

Please contact Home and Community Care Support Services in your area to begin:

There are waiting lists for our Clubs, so we highly recommend starting the referral process well before your preferred start date.

If you are having trouble navigating the system, please contact Patty’s Place at (905)-847-9559 and we’d be happy to assist you.

 


 Patty’s Place Tours

Come and experience the awesomeness of Patty’s Place for yourself!
Tours are limited to a maximum of 10 people to ensure a meaningful experience.  At this time, all participants must complete a COVID-19 rapid test upon arrival, complete a COVID-19 screener and wear a mask during the tour.
There are two types of tours available:
  • Open tours for any member of the community (available a few times each month)
  • Private tours for families considering Patty’s Place as a care option (available on an ongoing basis)

Please book the option that’s right for you.


Patty’s Place

The new Dementia Care Centre is named Patty’s Place in honour of local physician, Dr. Patty Plaxton!

Patty is living with early onset dementia – a diagnosis that she refuses to let define her. Inspired by her resilience, her friends and family started a grassroots campaign to name the centre after Patty to celebrate her commitment to caring for this community.  They raised $1.5M, which helped fund the construction of the new centre.

Dr. Patty Plaxton had a family medical office in Oakville for over 20 years. Outside of work, she has been committed to caring for the community, supporting multiple charity events and foundations. Naming the dementia care centre Patty’s Place solidifies her connection to the wellness of our community – which is in keeping with what she’s been doing her whole life.

 


Thank you to everyone that made Patty’s Place happen!


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