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Élisabeth Bruyère Residence

Élisabeth Bruyère Residence

Long-Term Care in Ottawa’s Byward Market

Élisabeth Bruyère Residence is a bilingual, 71-bed long-term care home located in the historic Byward Market area of downtown Ottawa. It is connected to Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital. Élisabeth Bruyère Residence helps its residents reach their physical, social, psychological and spiritual potential by providing personal, nursing, and supportive services. Patients with dementia receive specialized services.


Individualized Care and Services include: 

  • 24-hour-a-day nursing
  • Medical services
  • Personalized care
  • Banking services
  • Housekeeping, maintenance and laundry
  • Recreational and therapeutic programs
  • Dietetics
  • Pharmaceutical services
  • Physiotherapy
  • Spiritual care
  • Volunteer services
  • Specialized services such as dental care, optometry and chiropody services, as well as laboratory and radiology

Additional Amenities

Residents of Élisabeth Bruyère Residence can take advantage of living downtown, with ample shopping, theatres, art galleries, museums, restaurants and other entertainment nearby. Élisabeth Bruyère Residence's location enables friends and family working downtown to visit their loved ones frequently. We are on an OC Transpo bus route.


Élisabeth Bruyère Residence also includes the following amenities:

  • Activity room
  • Cafeteria
  • Chapel and multi-faith prayer room
  • Community pharmacy
  • Boutique
  • Free videos
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Indoor, glass-enclosed garden providing a breath-taking view of Ottawa
  • Library
  • Outdoor seating and picnic area
  • Rooftop garden (seasonal)


A variety of social activities and opportunities are tailored to the interests and abilities of our residents. Pet therapy or visits from school groups during special occasions are common for Élisabeth Bruyère Residence residents.


Admission Information

Application for admission to Élisabeth Bruyère Residence must be made by the prospective resident or substitute decision-maker through the Champlain Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), which can be reached by calling 613-745-5525.
The applicant must be eligible for admission to a long-term care home as determined by the placement service. In general, a person requiring 24-hour on-site nursing and personal care is eligible.



Élisabeth Bruyère Residence provides personalized care in a secure setting. We encourage you to bring personal effects and furniture as space permits to personalize your room so you feel more at home. We offer private, semi-private, and basic accommodation rooms with rates set by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. The Bruyère Accounts Receivable office would be happy to answer any questions in this regard.


Residents’ Involvement

At Élisabeth Bruyère Residence, a Resident and Family Council represents the interests and concerns of residents. The role of the Council is to improve the quality of life and care for all residents by promoting an atmosphere of sensitivity, caring, and support among friends and family members of the residents of Élisabeth Bruyère Residence.


For more information or to arrange a visit to Élisabeth Bruyère Residence, please contact:

Élisabeth Bruyère Residence
75 Bruyère Street
Ottawa ON K1N 5C8
Tel: 613-562-6262 extension 4088
Fax: 613-562-4223