Alderwood Baddeck

truly a place we call home



UPDATED VISITOR GUIDLINES (EFFECTIVE JULY 19, 2021) Click link to read more: Visit Details (July 19 2021)

Alderwood has officially been approved for student summer positions lasting between 10-14 weeks. These students will fulfil duties and responsibilities similar to previous years with a focus on visitations, and providing meaningful connections with residents to reduce loneliness and promote positive shared experiences. There is a link below with the varying position types and what you need to know in order to apply.

2021 Summer grant application form

COVID-19 Vaccine information sheets and Consent forms

COVID-19 Vaccine information sheet

The visitor phone will be closed to further bookings until 8am December, 29 when they will resume as usual. Wishing a very happy, and safe holidays to all families and loved ones.
Visitation will be suspended until further notice as per public health regulations. A couple of residents have presented with gastrointestinal symptoms therefore we are required to close to visitors. We will be sending a message to out to families when we are able to book appointments for visits again. Please pass this along to your family/friends who were planning to visit. 


ALL VISITORS must be screened in (temperature recorded and complete the screening form and sign out)

All indoor visits must be between 1pm and 4pm from Monday to Friday. Visits will be a maximum of one hour in length.

Request for volunteers:

At this time volunteers are not allowed in nursing homes but we are developing a plan where by we will utilize a few volunteers in the Baddeck area who can assist organizing the appointments from their home (cell phone will be provided). Those who may be interested can contact recreation:

UPDATE: March 31, 2020
A letter and fact sheet for families at this time from the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

Those interested in Skyping with their loved ones are asked to connect with the Recreation Department (902.295-2644 ext.226) to set a time and date and for Alderwood’s profile name. We have an iPad with Skype access which we are willing to share with our residents so that they can chat and see their families. 

A 59 Long Term Care bed (all private with private bathrooms) facility with 11 Residential Care beds (all private with private bathrooms and private showers).
There are 6 home areas with either 11 or 12 bedrooms, a Community Hall for large gatherings/parties. Spacious court yards, patios with walking path around building overlooking the Bras d’Or Lakes…truly a place to call home.