Fairvern Gets Approval For 64 More Beds - Project To Move Forward
Norm Miller, MPP for Parry Sound-Muskoka, announced that the province has allocated an additional 64 beds for Fairvern Nursing Home in Huntsville.
This means that the new facility will include 160 beds in a 21st Century facility built to modern standards that address issues like infection prevention and control. Miller says the additional beds will reduce local waitlists and improve the quality of life for our seniors living in care.
The new facility, to be built on land donated by Pat Dubé, will incorporate these 64 new beds, the redevelopment of the 76 existing spaces currently at Fairvern and a previous approval of 20 spaces. The result will be a new 160-bed long-term care facility at a campus of care where multiple services are provided for residents on one site.
Huntsville Mayor Karin Terziano says "This is an exciting day for Huntsville and all residents as not only 160 long term care beds will be available in our community but this will save 100 existing jobs and also create 100 plus new jobs. It is great news," she said.