Governors Walk

150 Stanley Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1M 2J7

A Boutique Retirement Residence

Assisted Living
Independent Supportive Living
Respite Care

 

The moment you discover Governors Walk, you can feel you are somewhere special.

 

Nestled in New Edinburgh, Governors Walk is steps away from the picturesque Rideau River. Designed around a historic monastery, Governors Walk pays respect to the past while featuring a modern touch.

 

Offering a socially active and independent lifestyle, coupled with the reassurance that care and supports are available should you need it, makes living at Metta Lifestyles Governors Walk the easiest decision you have ever made.

A Community of Care

At Governors Walk, our focus is on wellness, lifestyle choices and healthy living. We are a full service, superior independent and supportive living community staffed with professionals who understand the needs of our residents. We provide our care discreetly and with respect for who you are and what your hopes are for your future well-being. There is a plan suited to you.  

We offer different plans to ensure you get the support you need. Choose from: Independent Living, Assisted Living, or Respite Care.

At Governors Walk, our focus is on wellness, lifestyle choices and healthy living. We are a full service, superior.

Our services include:

  • 24/7 customized healthcare that serves the unique needs of your loved one 

 

  • Daily various activities catered to your loved one's individual needs to ensure that they live a healthy and active lifestyle
     

  • Medication Management ensuring that you are given the correct medication at the right time
     

  • Wellness plan and professional health assessment every six months
     

  • Access to our Wellness Clinic including monthly blood pressure, weight monitoring and answering any health care questions you may have
     

  • Continence Care including assistance with frequent washroom visits and ordering and changing of continence products to ensure your loved one is always feeling fresh

Activities

Imagine having the time to visit with friends and family, get involved in activities that interest you, and enjoy some of your new found freedom. Residents at Governors Walk can enjoy life at their own pace - from calm and relaxing to active and energetic. 

Our programming is designed to ensure each resident has an opportunity to participate in a variety of meaningful activities that enrich the mind, body and spirit. We maintain a monthly activity calendar that includes scheduled outings for shopping, picnics, scenic drives, excursions, lunches out and other social gatherings. 

Mind

Body

Soul

Stimulating, creative engagement in musical, cultural, spiritual and life-enriching events

  • Arm Chair Travel

  • Musical Therapy

  • Art Classes

  • Crafts Group

  • Mass in our Chapel

  • Socials with Musical Entertainment

  • Summer Concert Series

  • Outdoor Picnics

  • Happy Hours

  • Wine Tasting

  • Outings to the Ottawa Little Theatre, NAC, Museums and Local Restaurants

Fitness and wellness programs focused on improving vitality, functional endurance, strength, flexibility and circulation

  • Walking Group

  • Chair Exercise Classes

  • Stretching Exercises Classes

  • Balance Training

  • Weighted Exercise Classes

  • Cardio Exercise Classes

  • Relaxation Classes

  • Bocce Ball

  • Bean Bag Toss

  • Darts

  • Body & Fitness Outings

Cognitive programs designed to support and maintain memory and brain fitness

  • Word Games

  • Jeopardy

  • Themed Trivia

  • Cranium Crunches

  • Puzzle Group

  • Crossword Group

  • You be the Judge

  • Card Games

  • Bingo

  • Poetry Group

  • Current Events Discussion Group

Plenty of Amenities

Imagine having the time to visit with friends and family, get involved in activities that interest you, and enjoy some of your new found freedom. Residents at Metta Lifestyles Governors Walk can enjoy life at their own pace – from calm and relaxing to active and energetic.

Our residents participate in a variety of meaningful activities that enrich the mind, body, and spirit. Our programming is designed to ensure each resident has an opportunity to participate in a variety of meaningful activities that enrich the mind,  body and spirit. We maintain a monthly activity calendar that includes scheduled outings for shopping, picnics, scenic drives, excursions, lunches out and other social gatherings.

Within our boutique retirement residence there are both formal and informal gathering places for our residents to connect, reflect, and enjoy. They include: 

  • Chapel

  • Dining Room

  • Activity Room

  • Rooftop Patio

  • Card Room

  • Internet Centre

  • Library

Suites

Suites as unique as you are

Our suites offer a choice of different sizes to suit your lifestyle, from comfortable and cozy to expansive suites with a private entrance. They are as unique as you are.

Your suite will make you proud to call Governors Walk home. We take care of the daily chores, meaning you can enjoy prolonged independence in a safe, caring, socially active and supportive environment.

 

All of our suites feature:

  • Individual climate control

  • Private en-suite

  • Soundproof walls

  • Call bell systems

  • Crown mouldings

  • High ceilings

Take a Look Inside

Dining

One of the many pleasures of Governors Walk Residence is our fine food and elegant surroundings. Our Red Seal certified Food Services Manager plans meals with taste, nutrition and presentation in mind.

 

Residents enjoy three meals daily in our gracious dining room complete with fireplace, grand piano and patio. Gatherings take on a special flavour in the dining room where residents enjoy complimentary snacks and scheduled entertainment throughout the day.

Location

Imagine how a traditional luxury hotel feels in the heart of a prestigious urban setting. That is the unique style of Metta Lifestyles Governors Walk boutique retirement residence.

Situated in the New Edinburgh district of Ottawa, Governors Walk combines the charm and refinement of its neighbourhood with the atmosphere of an upscale boutique hotel. A former monastery and friary that has been updated to with modern conveniences on the edge of Rockcliffe, only steps away from the picturesque Rideau River and the New Edinburgh Park.

Contact Us

Contact us to learn more about our Governors Walk community and schedule a tour!

 

We are happy to answer all of your questions and provide you with any additional information.

150 Stanley Avenue

Ottawa, ON K1M 2J7

governorswalk@mettalifestyles.com

613-564-9255

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