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The Royal

Site: Ottawa - 1145 Carling Ave

Service: Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre - Recovery Program

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
1145 Carling Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7K4
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Intersection Island Park Dr and Carling Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Recovery program * 32-bed inpatient unit * provides recovery focused treatment within a six month average length of stay for clients suffering with severe and persistent mental illness * the interdisciplinary team supports each patient in helping to determine goals which will facilitate patients in moving back into the community to live as independently as possible * patients may access available community supports while in the program 
Staffed by a interdisciplinary team including: psychiatrists * nurses * personal care attendants * occupational and recreation therapists * social workers * peer support worker
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals 18 years and older, with a Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition (DSM IV) diagnosis, capable of engaging in the recovery process and function in the community
Application Clients must be admitted to the program from hospitals across the Champlain region or from home through community agencies * call to obtain a referral package
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card
Service Categories Psychiatric Hospitals
Waiting List Yes, length varies
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-722-6521 ext 6070
Toll Free Phone 1-800-987-6424
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Heather Masson, Manager of Patient Care Services, Recovery Program; Phone: 613-722-6521 ext 7105; Fax: 613-761-3609; Email:
Primary Executive Joanne Bezzubetz, President and Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-722-6521 ext 6389; Email:
Other Details
Established 1961, program: 2010
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Local Health Integration Network ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119129179 RR0001
Elections The Board of Trustees is appointed.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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