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Adult Day Programs

The Adult Day Program provides supervised individual programming in a group setting for older adults, who may be physically frail, cognitively impaired and/or socially isolated. Our program is designed to assist participants in achieving and maintaining their maximum level of functioning, to prevent premature and inappropriate institutionalization and to provide respite and information for caregivers. Program elements include planned social, recreational and physical activities, snacks and lunch. Transportation is available upon request.

Please note that an in-home interview is required to determine eligibility.

Companionship

Friendly Visiting
ROSSS volunteers conduct regular visits with homebound clients in our community with the aim to reduce isolation and loneliness through friendship and support. For information please contact the Manotick office at 613-692-4697 or the Metcalfe office at 613-821-1101.

Telephone Assurance
ROSSS volunteers regularly contact clientele by telephone to ensure and verify the well-being and security of vulnerable members of our community. For information please contact the Manotick office at 613-692-4697 or the Metcalfe office at 613-821-1101.

Eye Care

Richmond Village Eye Care Centre

At Richmond Optometry, Dr. Hale conducts eye examinations, fits contact lenses and sells quality eyewear.

In addition, she co-manages patients who have had cataract and laser eye surgery and has a special interest in assisting patients with vision loss with visual aids and rehabilitation.

Richmond Optometry also participates in the Eye See Eye Learn program which offers every child in Junior Kindergarten in Ontario who needs glasses one free pair of glasses.

Contact Richmond Village Eye Care Centre for more information, 613-838-4308

Foot Care

Foot care clinics
Professionally-staffed and convenient clinics to take care of your foot aches, problems and overall maintenance. Booking in advance is required. For information, please contact the Manotick office at 613-692-4697 or the Metcalfe office at 613-821-1101.

Home and Property Maintenance

Best at Home
Best at Home realizes the value of “Home Sweet Home”
We take the time to listen to your individual needs. Give us that “To Do List”, that you’ve been putting off, and you and your loved ones will finally be able to relax and have peace of mind!

We guarantee professional service with over 30 years of experience! We have built up a team    of trustworthy and reliable individuals that you can always count on.

For a complete list of services offered please visit us online, email us at info@bestathome.ca, or call us 613-265-9392

Clear Ottawa Windows
Clear Ottawa Windows is more than just window cleaners.  From windows to siding, fences, decks they have you covered.  Clear Ottawa Windows can also clean your roof from staining, they offer post construction cleaning and snow removal. 

For more information visit them online or give them a call at 613-262-4647.

Snow Go and Snow Go Assist
ROSSS administers the City of Ottawa Snow Go and Snow Go Assist programs for rural Ottawa South. Snow-Go offers free assistance in finding individuals or contractors to clear snow from private driveways and/or walkways. Snow-Go Assist provides financial assistance in the form of reimbursement of a portion of snow removal costs for eligible clients. To qualify, clients must complete an application form, provide proof of income and a signed snow removal contract. For information, please contact the Manotick office at 613-692-4697 or the Metcalfe office at 613-821-1101.

In-home Health Care

Gateway to Care

Gateway to Care can be your key to staying connected in the community. We believe that fostering an active lifestyle is an important part of a healthy community. Because staying in your home doesn’t mean staying in the house.

Providing a wide range of services including, but not limited to, personal care, yard maintenance, snow removal, house cleaning and respite care.  

Home at Heart
Founded on the principles of superior care and attention to the individual needs of each of its clients, Home at Heart supports you or your family in the home to maintain independence.

Services from personal support care to patient sitting, dementia care to dog walking. Full flexibility, never with any obligation. We are genuinely here to help! 

Contact us today! 

613-435-9005 info@home-at-heart.ca 

Seniors on Site (SOS)
SOS Answers your Call for Help! Seniors on Site offers affordable, quality home care services for seniors and families.

Whatever your needs may be -- companion care, dementia and Alzheimer’s care,  personal, respite and recovery care, light housekeeping, transportation, yard & garden work or handyman work -- we are ready to match our dedicated caregivers and workers to meet your specific requirements.

Our caregivers, aged 50 plus, are screened, insured and passionate about making your life easier.  SOS has been proudly providing quality service to families in private homes, residences and long-term care facilities since 2008.  

Give us a call at 613-422-7676 for a complimentary consultation.

Nurse on Board

Our health care system is complex. That’s why Nurse On Board was created- to support the health, safety and rights of our clients by facilitating competent and ethical care, through advocacy and navigation.  We attend medical appointments, translate medical information, research treatment options, and more, acting as a liaison between our client, their family, providers and community agencies. We consider the full spectrum of physical and mental health needs, from first diagnosis, through acute, chronic and long term care, to end of life. Our clients count on us to be their trusted guide, providing the best possible experience with health care…while teaching them how to advocate for themselves.

Email or call, 613-656-1956

Meals and Nutrition

Dining Program
Join ROSSS and your neighbours throughout the month for our dining program featuring delicious meals, engaging conversation and entertainment that is certain to have you tapping your toes! View a full list of dining programs.

Meals on Wheels
ROSSS provides community members with nutritious freshly cooked and frozen meals. This service is available on both a short- and long-term basis to and are delivered directly to your home during the week. Meals are provided in partnership with Take Another Bite.  

Fresh meals are delivered Monday-Friday and are $7.00 each.

Frozen meals are available for delivery or pick-up at our Manotick Office Monday- Friday from 8:00 a.m. –  6:00 p.m. at $6.00 each.

For more information and to sign up for Meals on Wheels contact our offices: Manotick at 613-692-4697; Metcalfe at 613-821-1101; or email MOW@rosss.ca.

View our June Menu

Mental Health

Stay tuned for updates on mental health services coming to ROSSS in partnership with Ottawa Pastoral Counselling. 

Recreation

Fitness and Recreation
Staying active and engaged with the communities around us is key to a healthy and long life, and ROSSS is proud to offer a variety of programs to do just that. View a full listing of fitness and recreation programs.

Respite

Respite Care
ROSSS Respite Care Service offers relief for primary caregivers while providing enrichment, motivation and companionship for the individual receiving care. Personal care and light housekeeping are also available. For more information, please contact our offices at 613-692-4697

Support Groups

Rural Caregiver Support Groups
Would you like to be part of a group that supports and understands your unique concerns and experiences as a caregiver? Join ROSSS and other caregivers like yourself from our community to share experiences and discuss common challenges. Support groups will also welcome guest speakers.

Greely
Date: 2nd Tuesday of each month
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Greely Fire Hall, 6891 Parkway Rd.

Manotick
Date: 4th Tuesday of each month
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. 
Location: Millers Oven, 1137 Mill St., Manotick

Richmond
Date: 4th Tuesday of each month
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: St. Paul's United Church, 3452 McBean St., Richmond

Transportation

ROSSS’ transportation program helps remove challenges and barriers to getting around, to wherever that may be: medical, personal, social or basic shopping. We employ screened volunteers and paid drivers to help you reach your destination locally or in the urban centre. We also offer shopping buses to urban and local shopping centres from various pick-up points throughout the rural south area, including Metcalfe, Greely, Osgoode, Manotick and North Gower.  

Please call ROSSS at 613-692-4697 for all your transportation needs.

Read more information about our transportation services, including fees and frequently asked questions.