Finance – Additional Costs Long Term Care

You and/or your family members are responsible for the purchase, maintenance or repair costs of personal items such as specialized mobility equipment, hearing aids, eye glasses, dentures, razors, TV, radio, etc.

Charges would also apply to the following if you order them:

  • Newspaper subscriptions
  • Telephone and Cablevision Services
  • Hairdressing services
  • Bus trips (including restaurant meals)
  • Transportation (ambulance, HandyDART)
  • Items from the Fireside Treasures Gift Store or Fireside Café
  • Podiatry and dental services

Additional services and costs will be reviewed at time of Move-in, your consent for services is required from you and will be discussed with the Life enrichment Coordinator when you meet together.

Recreation – Long Term Care

We offer a variety of individual and group programs and events.  Our focus is on your strengths, abilities and interests. 

You are welcome to pursue your own hobbies such as reading, visiting, walking in the gardens or watching television.

We encourage you to participate in our scheduled activities, to meet the people around you. 

A small fee may apply to special bus trips or events such as Lunch & Dinner Clubs, Coffee Outings to Fireside Café, Fireside Store or Tuck cart purchases.

We post monthly activity calendars showing upcoming events and activities. 

Friends and family are welcome to join in the activities at any time. 

Suggestions are welcome; please speak to a member of the Recreation staff.

Copies can also be found on our website at   

Fireside Café – Long Term Care

The Fireside Café, located at the main entrance to Menno Hospital, serves hot and cold items for breakfast and lunch for you and your guests at very reasonable rates. It also has hot and cold beverages and Starbucks Coffee.

The Café is open 7 days/week, 8:30am 3:00pm (closed on statutory holidays).

Menus are posted weekly at Menno Place website.

You can enjoy the warmth of the big stone fireplace during the winter and the outdoor covered patio in the summer, both with comfortable seating and bistro-styled tables.

For your convenience as a resident simply charge your purchase to your Comfort Fund, or your family could sign-up for a pre-paid purchase account.