Community Services

As well as Long Term Care, the Day Programs and the Apartments, Craigwiel Gardens offers the community a variety of services.

roseroomThis includes  a Short-Term or Respite Care Bed which can be accessed through the South West Community Care Access Centre by calling 310-CCAC (no area code is necessary).  This bed is utilized for caregiver relief or to recuperate following surgery.  The maximum length of stay is 90 days and we can also activate cable television and a telephone line for your stay for a fee.

The Rose Room

A room in the apartment complex known as the Rose Room, serves as a mini-hotel for use by the community for short term visitors to Ailsa Craig.

hairdresserHair Care

A hairdressing shop is located within the nursing home. Appointments are not always required for the hairdresser. A barber is available once monthly for the male residents in the facility.

pedicureFoot Care

We offer a variety of foot treatments, both for those with mobility difficulties, and for those who just want to feel pampered!

Our treatments include foot massage and reflexology stimulate circulation and reduce swelling and soreness, specialized topical treatments for pesky conditions such as foot itch, corn removal, full and mini-pedicures including exfoliation and paraffin re-hydration. Leaves feet relaxed, energized, super clean and deodorized. The beauty of the aromas in the products used make these treatments the utmost in pampering.

sonicbathSonic Baths

A sonic bath combines ultrasound vibrations with specialized water jet massage. Ultrasound means very high frequency sound, higher than can be detected by the human ear. It is often used in medicine, physiotherapy, and beauty treatments.

The whirlpool enhances the ultrasound treatment, so not only is the skin massaged by swirling water from the jets, but the inner layers of muscle are massaged right down to a cellular level. The specialized jets and ultrasound frequencies can be set to remove cellulite, reduce stress, tone muscles, reduce inflammation, or increase energy and cell metabolism.

volunteerVolunteers

Our fully qualified volunteers help with activities, visitation and events, as well as assisting with individual personal needs on a case-by-case basis. The one-on-one efforts of these caring volunteers help create a special atmosphere which enriches the lives of our residents and guests.