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Huntsville Council Hears Timelines For New Fairvern Nursing Home

Posted: 2021-09-28 08:20:21 By: thebay

At last night’s Huntsville Council meeting, staff provided an update on Fairvern Nursing Home.

When the redevelopment project began, a design was considered for a 96 bed home, with the possibility of expansion to a 160 bed home.

Fairvern is currently a 76 bed home. In December of 2020 confirmation was received from the Ministry of Health that approval had been granted for 160 beds.

In August of 2021 the district of Muskoka released a communication that the work to redevelop Fairvern to a 160 bed long term care facility was well underway. On Sept 21st, the District of Muskoka passed a resolution to move forward with the redevelopment of the nursing home on donated lands.

The land is located  on Centre Street in Huntsville.  It is expected that tender for construction will take place next fall, for construction to start in 2023, and be completed in 2025.