North Shore Health Network

Site: Golden Birches Terrace

Service: Long-Term Care Facility

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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • 18 Basic Beds 
  • 4 Semi-private Beds 
  • 10 Private Beds
Description (Service) 32-bed long term care facility offering a variety of programs, services and amenities
Coordinates and delivers the following programs to residents: 
  • Community special events 
  • Exercise and weight training 
  • Facility tours 
  • Guest speakers 
  • Memorial services 
  • Outdoor gardening and horticultural activities 
  • Pet visitation and therapy 
  • Volunteer appreciation events 
  • Voting day polling station
Provides residents with the following services: 
  • 24-hour nursing care and supervision 
  • 24-hour on call physician 
  • Foot care 
  • Hairdressing and barber services 
  • Laundry services 
  • Meals and snacks 
  • Medical supplies and equipment 
  • Medication administration 
  • Palliative care (end-of-life care) 
  • Physician visit 
  • Social work services and family services coordinator 
  • Spiritual programs and pastoral care 
  • Supplies and equipment for personal hygiene and grooming 
  • Various recreational programs and social events
Provides the following amenities: 
  • Air-conditioning 
  • Common dining room 
  • Common television room 
  • Phone in each room at no additional cost 
  • Private and semi-private rooms with 2-piece washroom (toilet and sink) 
  • Shared shower and bathing room 
  • Secure building units 
  • Secure units
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Blind River ; Desbarats ; Echo Bay ; Laird Township ; Richards Landing ; Spanish ; Thessalon
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
  • Have a valid Ontario Health Card 
  • Have health care needs that cannot be met with any combination of caregiving, Care in Your Home or Care in Your Community 
  • Have health care needs that can be met in a Long-Term Care Home
Application Through the North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)
Languages English
Fees Program - Some programs may require additional fees ; Service - Accommodation; Some services may require additional fees ; Fee assistance available for Basic accommodations ; assistance is provided by Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC).
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-356-2265 Ext 2350
Fax 705-356-0910
Primary Contact Roberta Paquette, Manager of Long Term Care; Phone: 705-356-2265 ext 2727; Email:
Alternate Contact A Guppy, Social Worker; Phone: 705-356-2265 ext 2454; Email:
Located In Community Blind River
Address 525 Causley St
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
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Intersection Causley St and Cobden Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)