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Rideaucrest Long-Term Care Home

Rideaucrest Home is a non-profit long-term care home owned by the City. It is located near Kingston's downtown area, offering lovely views of the inner harbour. We have 170 comfortable, climate-controlled single-occupancy rooms with air conditioning.  

Our common areas are modern and easy to access, designed to make our residents' lives better.

Tour the facility

To arrange a tour of our long-term care facility, please call 613-530-2818 ext. 4245.

You can also check out our virtual tour of the facility.

How to secure a space

Please contact the Home and Community Care Support Services at 613-544-7090. They are responsible for: 

    1. Determining the eligibility for admission to long-term care facilities
    2. Authorizing admission
    3. Prioritizing persons for admission
    4. Managing the waiting list for admission

The waiting list decides the priority based on the level of care needed and the type of room requested (e.g., private, semi-private or basic).

Rideaucrest Staff Contact Info

You can call the main phone line at 613-530-2818 and use the following extensions, depending on who you would like to speak to. 

Policies and plans

Please take the time to review our policies and plans to stay informed.

Please review the Rideaucrest Home Emergency Preparedness and Response Program. You can also request to see our emergency policies in person at Rideaucrest Home.

For additional details, please contact Rideaucrest Home.

Please review the Rideaucrest Home Visitors Policy and Visitors Education Package.

Learn more about our Quality Improvement Workplan Report for 2024.


Interested in volunteering at Rideaucrest? Visit our Volunteering page to learn more.

Donate to Rideaucrest

You can donate to support Rideaucrest's care and environment. Donations may qualify for a tax receipt under CRA guidelines. Call 613-530-2818 ext. 4221 or donate securely online through Canada Helps. 

The City of Kingston acknowledges that we are on the traditional homeland of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and the Huron-Wendat, and thanks these nations for their care and stewardship over this shared land.

Today, the City is committed to working with Indigenous peoples and all residents to pursue a united path of reconciliation.

Learn more about the City's reconciliation initiatives.

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