Porteous Lodge is a home, not unlike most homes. There are daily activities and chores, time spent enjoying a delicious meal and people coming and going. At Porteous Lodge, our focus is our residents. We support people with a variety of challenges and needs by providing assistance with their day-to-day living including nursing and spiritual care, social and recreational activities, physical and occupational therapy services, excellent meals and personal attention. Everything is done with the individual in mind. Porteous Lodge contains a number of neighbourhoods made up of residents, their families and staff who work in each area. This model of living encourages the development of real relationships through meaningful contact, spontaneity, autonomy, joint-decision making, sharing of talents, activities, pet care and the ability to give and receive care. Porteous Lodge is a 95-person accredited long-term care home located on Avenue P North in the Mount Royal neighbourhood of Saskatoon.

Admission

Admission to Porteous Lodge is handled by the Client Patient Assessment Services (CPAS) of the Saskatoon Health Region, as all long-term care spaces are prioritized on a district-wide basis. Monthly charges are set by the Ministry of Health based on an individual’s income. Admissions are restricted to older adults who require assistance with all the activities of their daily living and who have been placed on the priority waiting list of CPAS, Saskatoon Health Region.

My name is Marie H. I have lived at Porteous Lodge for close to 15 years.

I have been through a lot while at Porteous Lodge. What has gotten me through it all, are the staff. They are kind, compassionate, and will help whenever possible.

I could have left this facility in 2006, but decided to stay
because of the caring staff that provide care and other
essential things like laundry.

I was talking to Carmen Doucette, the other day. We were discussing my leaving. She told me that I cannot go anywhere. I know she was only kidding but, she had some truth in it; for, she would be first in line to make sure I didn’t leave for that is what this place means: it is a family where everybody cares about everybody else.

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Resident & Family Experience Survey

Amenities

  • 24-hour nursing care

  • Meals

  • Physical and occupational therapy

  • Social and recreational activities including a para-transit bus for outings

  • Spiritual and compassionate care

  • Medical care (provided by current family physicians, or by a physician who regularly visits the home)

  • Single and shared rooms

  • Resident and Family Council

  • Volunteer Program

  • Library services provided by the Saskatoon Public Library

Fee for Service

  • We Care Foot Care Program

  • Hairdresser

  • Contracted pharmacy and laboratory services

Welcome Booklet

We hope this booklet answers most questions you have about your new home.
 

Wish List

See what items residents at Porteous Lodge are requesting
 

Concern Form for

Porteous Lodge

We hope that you will share any concern that you have.
 

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

On behalf of our Residents, Board of Directors, Management, Staff of Jubilee Residences, I want to recognize and acknowledge the successful nomination of the staff of Stensrud Lodge for the McClure Golden Heart award.  The nomination letter describes why you are so deserving of the award and recognition: "The staff at Stensrud Lodge are extra attentive, they show a sincere affection and consideration of our Mother as a human being; they truly care if she is happy or has concerns.  they are attentive to her individual needs and truly care if she is content with something that she is going to consume, a social game like bingo, or something more medical, like requiring a treatment for a medical issue.  They are very proactive, not reactive.  Being a senior is a very vulnerable position and it is so reassuring as her children to this care centre.  We truly appreciate this set of staff....." Commitment like yours really contributes to Jubilee Residences being a "caring community" and "A Great Place to Live, A Great Place to Work".  Thank you for your energy, your steadfast attendance to your duties, and for your kindness. Your efforts have a powerful and lasting impact upon our Jubilee Residences residents and our Jubilee community.

—  Robert (Bob) Cowan,

Board Chair

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