Additional Services

Belles & Beaus (Beauty Parlor)

A beauty parlour is located in the Village Center. A full-time hairstylist and assistant work Monday to Friday from 9 am to mid-afternoon (dependant on demand). Appointments may be made by staff or family members directly with the hairdresser. Residents pay for this service at a reasonable rate.

Library Service

The local bookmobile visits the Windsor Elms once a month. Personal requests for books may be listed with the bookmobile librarian by leaving requests with the Receptionist. The Elms possesses a selection of books – located in each Neighbourhood Library and Neighbourhood Center.

Newspaper

Residents or their Power of Attorney are asked to subscribe directly with Newspaper companies, and make arrangements for delivery to the Windsor Elms.

The Halifax Herald is delivered daily to the Neighbourhoods. The Hants Journal is delivered weekly and circulated along with other mail to the Resident.

Mail

A mailbag is available at the Receptionist’s desk. Mail is delivered and picked up daily from the Receptionist Area. Mail, letters are delivered daily to Resident Rooms. Stamps are available for sale from the Reception Desk.

Please address all mail for Residents to :
Resident’s Name,
Resident’s Room Number
c/o The Windsor Elms Village
174 Dyke Road
Falmouth, NS B0P 1L0

Family Room

We want families to feel welcome and connected during their loved ones’ serious decline and recognize that both may benefit from each other’s company.

To this end, we may be able to offer overnight accommodation for a short period of time in our private and comfortable Family Room located in Fundyview Neighbourhood.

It is important to recognize that this is not to be considered an alternative to usual accommodations for family that is visiting the area from out of town.

Use of the Family Room will be based on priority need if there is more than one request at the same time.  Requests will be considered by the Charge Nurse.

It is important that our residents and staff are aware when there are guests staying overnight in the Home.  We therefore, ask that you provide us with some basic information to be passed onto our Nurse in Charge.  This information would also be communicated to responders in the event of an emergency situation.

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