Approximately 200 professionals are at the service of the
residents 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They are solidly supported by a
medical team composed of four doctors and specialists such as a podiatrist, an
audiologist, an optometrist, a dermatologist, a dentist, a physiotherapist, an occupational therapist, a
dietitian, and a laboratory technician.
The Residence is located at 1020 Cartier Boulevard in Hawkesbury. Visiting
hours are from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. For more information, please contact the office of the Residence at 613-632-2755.
The early days of the Residence date back to 1906. Known then as
La Maison de Refuge, it was established in L’Orignal, and at the time also included a dairy farm, a pigsty, and animal-breeding facilities. It was in 1907 that the Maison, which had 30 beds, welcomed its first residents. These were mainly elderly citizens with physical
and intellectual difficulties, and were employed on the farm in order to pay for their housing.
In 1952, a section of the farm was sold and
La Maison de Refuge
Foyer Prescott-Russell. The site was then expanded in order to accommodate 93 residents. In 1977, the
moved to its new location in Hawkesbury, with a capacity for 146 residents. It officially became known as the
Prescott and Russell Residence.
In accordance with the aforementioned law and as per the recommendation of
the United Counties Council, a management committee meets monthly to ensure that the Residence is administered to ensure the security and respect of their residents, in
accordance with the law and the relevant regulations. This committee consists of four Council
members and the Residence Committee.
Mission, Vision and Values
To provide specialized
care, ensure the safety, improve the quality of life and promote the
independence of people experiencing a loss of autonomy.
To be the long-term care facility of choice and be a partner that is aware and receptive to the needs of the community.
The Residence firmly believes in respecting the rights in
accordance with the Residents’ Bill of Rights, in the dignity and in the
maintenance of autonomy, in the diligence, accountability and compassion of
each employee, and in the excellence of its care and services.