12 Grace Avenue, Orillia, Ontario, L3V 2K2 (705) 325-1504
Trillium Manor Resident and Family Handbook
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Trillium Manor COVID-19 Outbreak Update - September 6, 2022
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To serve the needs of our residents and families, Trillium Manor office administration have extended hours on Mondays and Saturdays. Office hours are open on Mondays 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Trillium Manor Activity Calendars
Click on links below to view each Resident Home Area Activity Calendar for September 2022:
Visitors and Essential Caregivers
We are pleased to share that visitors and essential caregivers are no longer required to book appointments through the online portal. Visitors are now welcome to attend the home directly when they wish to see their loved one(s).
Trillium Manor was built by the Ladies Orange Benevolent Association, Ontario West in 1969 as a Charitable Home for the Aged. At that time the Ladies Orange Benevolent Association named the facility Trillium Home for the Aged. Accommodation consisted of 37 semi private rooms with central core washrooms. Sixty three independent residents were admitted.
The care requirements for these independent residents were very light; therefore, staffing consisted of one RN, one HCA and one housekeeper laundry person plus the Administrator. The Ladies Orange Benevolent Association elected board members who were responsible to oversee the operation of Trillium Home for the Aged. These Board members were very dedicated people who travelled from different parts of Ontario for their meetings.
Planning for the future the Administration applied for and received the conversion of 50 residential beds to 50 extended care beds. This allowed for heavier care residents to be admitted and an increase in the staffing levels. The bed complement was increased to 72.
In 1987, the garage at Trillium Home was converted to a laundry with industrial washers and dryers to accommodate the laundry requirements of the residents.
Trillium Home for the Aged was purchased by the Corporation of the County of Simcoe in 1989 changing the Home's status from charitable to municipal. The name was changed to Trillium Manor, Home for the Aged in keeping with the three other County Homes.
Between 1994 and 1996 Trillium Manor was involved in a major redevelopment project. This project consisted of a new expansion and a complete retrofit of the existing building for a total of 122 beds. The redevelopment created four separate units with semi and private rooms all with ensuite washrooms, a special care unit for the cognitively impaired, a 100 percent barrier free environment and an expansion of the kitchen, laundry and maintenance areas. On completion of the expansion and retrofit, the 50 residents from Hillcrest Lodge were transferred to Trillium Manor and Hillcrest Lodge in Orillia was closed. The newly built auditorium at Trillium Manor was named Hillcrest Hall in honour of the closing of Hillcrest Lodge, which had been a long established facility for seniors, in the city of Orillia. The grand opening ceremonies were held November 16, 1996 with residents from Trillium Manor and Hillcrest Lodge in attendance.
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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Mini Barn Quilts for Sale
Proceeds to Gift a Lift Bus Campaign
Ann purchased this maple leaf mini quilt. Residents like Mac painted the quilts for sale to waise money for our new bus. A variety of patterns and colours are available - sizes are 2 ft. x 2 ft. for $75 and 4 ft. x 4 ft. for $125. To order one, contact Trillium Manor Programs and Support Services Supervisor at (705) 325-1504.
$342,500 in funding for roof replacement at Trillium Manor thanks to the Governments of Canada and Ontario!
$187,500 in funding for HVAC upgrades to Trillium Manor thanks to the Governments of Canada and Ontario!
Give a Lift Bus Campaign
$102,841 has been raised to date towards a goal of $160,000!
Interested in a Career in Long Term Care and Seniors Services?
If you are interested in a Career in Long Term Care at the County of Simcoe, please click on our Human Resources page for more information.