147 Elder Street

A specialized home-like environment when home or present setting is no longer feasible

147 Elder Street is a private residential care home for 50 persons with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease which features:
  • A loving safe, secure, elegant, home-like surrogate family environment with private bedrooms and bathrooms in a gracious family setting in a residential neighborhood
  • Specialized multi-disciplinary staff with 1:4 staff to resident ratio during the day and evening shifts.
  • 24/7 Registered Nursing staff on duty with daily assessments of each resident by a Registered Nurse.
  • Specially trained staff mentored in Dementia Care and the medical complexities of aging e.g. Parkinsons, Wound care, Diabetes
  • Therapeutic programs tailored to different types of dementia dedicated to preserving abilities and compensating for losses
  • Group and 1:1 programs 7days a week from 10am to 8pm including Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Pet Therapy
  • Innovative, individualized Care Plans
  • Weekly Multi-Disciplinary review of each resident or more frequently as required.
  • Flexibility e.g. no fixed wake-up or bed times
  • Teaching centre for Nursing, Therapeutic Recreation, Social Work, Psychology & Personal Support in conjunction with George Brown, Seneca, York, University of Toronto & others
  • Families are integral members of our team
  • Serving the Jewish community and the general community; Programs and care reflect Jewish and Canadian heritage; Meals reflect research based nutrition and gourmet multi-cultural cuisine


A loving, cutting-edge environment with a proven, innovative model of care.


Over the past 10+ years we have implemented studies that show that residents in specialized care homes such as ours can demonstrate achievable outcomes. We have realized the following improvements for our residents:
  • Improved communication
  • Less disorientation
  • Enhanced physical and mental status
  • Greater sense of self-esteem
  • Empowered and enabled residents
  • Improved time adjustment and sleeping habits
  • More effective use of and reduced need for medications
  • Reduced agitation and behavioral problems
  • Fewer hospitalizations