at Oakpark Retirement

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Living at Oakpark

Oakpark exists to meet your needs, allowing you to choose the lifestyle that suits you best. With its continuum of care, Oakpark provides our residents with the widest choice of lifestyle options from which to choose including Independent Living, Residential Care, Physical Assisted Living and Memory Care. We also offer fully furnished suites that can be rented for Trial Periods, as well as Guest, Convalescent and Respite Stays.

OakPark Retirement Community Suite

Did you know

We have a dedicated Memory Care Floor with separate lounge areas, a large outdoor patio, dining room

The peace of mind you’re looking for

The Oakpark area of Alta Vista has a long tradition of respecting and caring for Ottawa seniors.

The property on Smyth Road was once home to the Rideau Veterans Home, beginning back in 1946, where war veterans could undergo rehabilitation before reintegrating into the community. It evolved into a care facility and in the 90’s was eventually replaced by the Perley/Rideau Veterans Health Care Centre.

In 2003, the Rideau Veterans Memorial Park was unveiled on the site of the original Veterans Home, along with plans for a new mixed-use development including the new Oakpark retirement residence.

And through it all, one of the area’s oldest and best loved residents remains in the park itself – a 300+ year old burr oak tree – still strong, still healthy, a living legacy to the history of the site and which still welcomes passersby under the shade of its huge branches.

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What our Residents are Saying

“My husband and I stayed in the guest suite for 2 nights in April 2016, while visiting my Mum who resides here. Our stay was outstanding. The facility was well maintained and the staff were helpful with any queries and friendly. We felt welcomed. Three meals a day were included in the very reasonable overnight rate. Food was excellent.”

– Gillian

“My mother has lived at Oakpark for 8 years now. The staff are always friendly & very helpful...always going the extra mile to assist my mother & the other Residents.”

– Diane