5988 Main Street East, Beeton, Ontario, L0G 1A0 (905) 729-2267
Simcoe Manor Resident and Family Handbook
How to Apply to Long Term Care in the County of Simcoe
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Happy Seniors Month!
Please click on the link below to view an important message from
Jane Sinclair, General Manager, Health and Emergency Services
Please click above link for important updates in our Long-Term Care and Seniors Services Facilities
Family communication and information line: A reminder that our dedicated phone line is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (705-812-3877 and press 1)
Getting in touch virtually: Families can also reach out through our dedicated email, firstname.lastname@example.org
Facetime calls: If you are looking to connect with your loved one in the home, please email Rosa Athanassoulis, our PSS Supervisor, at Rosa.Athanassoulis@simcoe.ca to schedule a virtual Facetime call
Messages of support: Your kind words of support and appreciation go a long way to raise the spirits of our staff, who are working hard to care for our residents. If families would like to share photos, video or messages with our staff, we invite
you to submit them via email to
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Click on links below to view each Resident Home Area Activity Calendar for June 2021:
Simcoe Cyling Without Age supports individuals with cognitive and physical decline by helping them with an active and inclusive lifestyle program.
Simcoe Manor Family Council
Click here to access the Simcoe Manor Family Council page
How to Volunteer
Simcoe Manor Volunteer Page
Simcoe Village and Manor Newsletter
Issue 1 of the
Simcoe Village and Manor Resident and Family Newsletter
Mind & Melody Program
Donate any Apple product to the Mind & Melody program and transform a life!
Music can calm a person, help them engage, focus, and regain a connection. The goal is to be able to provide residents with an iPod loaded with their personal choice of music. Charitable receipt provided for monetary donations. Contact Rosa Athanassoulis (905) 729-2267 or
Spiritual Programs and Services
Residents at Simcoe Manor are offered the opportunity to participate in a variety of spiritual programs.
Click here to view our spiritual programs and services.
About Simcoe Manor
Simcoe Manor, home for the aged, is located on the site of the original House of Refuge officially opened by the County of Simcoe in 1898 to provide accommodation, support and supervision for citizens of any age whose social or medical problems made it difficult for them to reside in their respective communities. In 1899, 42 males and 6 females resided at the Home, the oldest being 100 years old and the youngest 7 years old. A 47 bed care wing and staff accommodations were added to the original building in 1952 and the name was changed to Simcoe Manor Home for the Aged.
For many years the home operated a 250 acre farm. The farm was sold in 1965 leaving the home on 8 acres of land.
In 1973, the original House of Refuge was demolished. The new three level addition which replaced it provided expanded public areas, a swimming pool and semi-private rooms with adjoining washrooms. Accommodation was provided for 158 residents.
In April 1992, a major redevelopment of Simcoe Manor was initiated. The project involved a total renovation of the Home to provide primarily private rooms with ensuite washrooms, a special care unit for the cognitively impaired and a 100 percent barrier free environment. The renovated Home accommodates 126 residents and the new "Simcoe Village" consists of 32 self contained supportive living apartment units. Official Opening Ceremonies were held June 11, 1994.
The programs and services of the Manor are regulated by the Residential Services Branch of the Ontario Ministry of Health. The Manor is "accredited" by Accreditation Canada and is a full member of the Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors.
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