It is often said that wisdom and experience come with age. For some, however, this wisdom is accompanied by cognitive impairment or loss of physical independence.
When the need for support arises, we have health-care staff trained to improve the quality of life and comfort of residents with adapted care, all in a safe and gentle environment.
Loss of autonomy or cognitive problems are difficult for residents and their families to bear.
The first step is to consult a physician. Our team will then be able to guide you and give you all the information you need regarding the options that are available to you.
To financially assist seniors aged 70 and over, there is a Quebec government tax credit for home support.
Our quality-of-life consultant team will be happy to calculate the amount to which you would be entitled. It will then be easier to evaluate your budget by considering the benefits and services proposed in the lease.
The resident is the centre of our priorities. We respect and treat our residents with dignity in order to offer them a better quality of life. Each person is unique, with his or her own history and lifestyle.
Therefore, we personalize our service and inform our staff of any information communicated voluntarily by relatives. We create a living environment in which our residents feel cared for and appreciated.
Someone in always there for the residents, day and night, seven days a week. We create a supportive environment in which loved ones are kept informed and are part of a team focused on the resident’s well-being. Family and friends are welcome at any time.
Other security measures are in place. For example, bedrooms and bathrooms are equipped with emergency pull cords.
The variety of care offered is designed to meet the needs of residents on a daily basis, thereby giving caregivers a break, regardless of the need: incontinence care or assistance with dressing, moving, eating and more.
Our quality-of-life consultant team can provide you with the details regarding the services offered in your choice of residence.
Some residences offer respite or convalescence stays after surgery. It is reassuring to be surrounded by a team that oversees the speedy recovery and comfort of your loved one.
There is strength in numbers. We firmly believe that the quality of our network influences the quality of life of our residents. This is why we collaborate with the public health network (CLSC) to do follow-ups and provide additional care when needed.
Our network also includes family and friends, with whom we communicate on a regular basis. We listen to them and keep them informed of changes in their loved one’s health status.
Eating is one of life’s pleasures. Our chefs prepare a variety of delicious and healthy dishes. Family and friends are always welcome and can reserve a table to share a meal with their loved one.
Basic care unit packages include other services as well, such as housekeeping, laundry and bedding.
The care units are a fun place to be; our recreation managers offer activities that are tailored to the residents.
Our creative team aims to entertain, stimulate and enable residents to socialize.
Several of our residences have a Multi-Service Centre, where professionals having various areas of expertise are grouped together. Residents can to meet with professionals directly at the residence, which allows them to avoid the inconvenience of travel.
Massage therapists, occupational therapists, denturists, foot care specialists and many more are there for you. This is an exclusive feature of Cogir residences that makes your life easier.
Plan a visit to one of our residences. It will be a pleasure to welcome you and answer your questions.
It’s a great way to see our secure facilities, meet our caring staff and get the tools you need to make an informed decision.