Rehabilitation and Respite Care

The Region of Waterloo offers programs and services to help people recover from an illness or surgery. We also provide respite to give care partners a break from their role.

Due to COVID-19, Convalescent Care and Respite are not accepting new admissions at this time. Read the full list of closures, service changes and other measures now in place.

Convalescent care

Convalescent care provides short-term care and support at Sunnyside Home in Kitchener to help people regain their strength and independence after an illness or surgery.

Dementia services

The Region of Waterloo offers programs and services to support the needs of people in the community who live with a dementia, and offers care partners a break.

Respite care

Respite care at Sunnyside Home provides a short stay for people living in the community. It can be booked for up to 30 days in a row, up to three times a year.

Sunnyside Wellness Centre

The Sunnyside Wellness Centre is a state-of-the-art facility for older adults. It offers exercise equipment and fitness classes in a barrier-free, welcoming atmosphere. Physiotherapy, registered massage therapy, and foot care are just a few of the other services available at the centre.

Protecting your privacy: We respect your right to confidential care. Please see our Information Practices Statement for details.

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