Learn the facts about the decision to build a new 166-bed long term care home.
Grey County is making important changes long-term care. County Council is moving forward with plans to combine the beds at Grey Gables and Rockwood Terrace into a new 166-bed County home in Durham. This project will maintain all 166 long-term care beds in southern Grey County. In addition, Grey Gables will be converted to an assisted living and seniors facility. Lee Manor in Owen Sound is not directly impacted by this decision.
There are many steps in the project. The first of these is to set up a Council Committee of Management. Initially, this committee will oversee the RFP process for retaining the services of the long-term care management company. In future, the committee will report to Council regarding both the operations of the homes and on the redevelopment project.
How Council Reached a Decision
Many factors needed to be considered in making a decision. Over a period of 15 months, Council received multiple reports from staff, the Southwest LHIN, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and public feedback. All of these reports are available under Resources on this page.