Belmont House News

A Party so Sweet

The annual Strawberry Social is a highlight of the Belmont calendar every summer and this year’s event was no exception! While we still need to practice cohorting care floors and social distancing, the incredible Belmont House Recreation staff planned a 3 day event with live…

Hugs are the Best News!

On June 9th the Government of Ontario’s directives officially changed and hugs are now allowed between fully vaccinated Residents and Essential Caregivers! We were thrilled to host Global News at Belmont House to capture the special moment between Jill Vanderkooy and her mother, Joan. You…

What Matters Most

Coming out of 2020, we found ourselves reflecting on the year past and everything our community went through together. In our all discussions we kept coming back to the same final thoughts, the things that matter most. In our 2020 Annual Report, What Matters Most is…

Knitting for a Purpose

While in quarantine at Belmont House, the Fabric Arts Group began knitting… …and knitting and knitting and knitting some more. Donating 60 handmade baby hats to Health Partners International of Canada’s Women’s and Children’s Health Program, the group made up of Residents and Tenants is thrilled…

Spring has Sprung!

With the arrival of Spring comes the sudden bloom of the Belmont House gardens and the chance to finally wake up from our collective winter slumber and enjoy chats, naps and lots of ice cream on warm days. This year, the highlight has definitely been…

Celebrating Vaccines!

Gail Walker, Belmont’s Director of Retirement describes December 31st as “overwhelmingly exciting and full of hope. We were honoured to be chosen to be the one of the first retirement homes in the province to receive vaccines. After months of worry and anticipation there was…

Getting Through Together

Through the COVID-19 Pandemic, Belmont House Staff have stuck together, encouraged one another and worked tirelessly to ensure our community remains safe. We hope you enjoy this video showing some of our journey through 2020.

How to Stay Connected with your Loved Ones During a Pandemic

Now is a challenging time to be, or to have, a loved one in assisted living. Anxiety over Covid-19, coupled with isolation, makes this a stressful time for everyone. However, there are things you can do to lighten the load and cheer up your loved…

New Board Chair Committed to Growth and Innovation

In a far-from-“normal” Annual General Meeting held by conference call, Elaine Roberts took up the mantel of Chair of the Belmont House Board of Directors with excitement and vision. Since joining the Board of Directors in 2017, Elaine has learned about the care of seniors…