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SJHC / Client Services/ Respite Care at First Place

Respite Care at First Place

First Place Hamilton, an affordable senior lifestyle community for those 60 and older, offers planned or emergency short-term relief to families and caregivers experiencing difficulties meeting the responsibilities of elder care.

Respite care at the Desmond and Peggy Little Residences offers residents a full range of retirement living services in a fully furnished bronze level suite between 325 and 350 sq. ft.

First Place Hamilton’s Desmond and Peggy Little Residences are conveniently located in the heart of Hamilton where residents can enjoy the comfort and security of knowing they are in the very capable hands of accredited St. Joseph's Home Care Personal Support Workers (PSW).

Quality Service

The following services are provided in the monthly fee:

  • Private room with en suite bath
  • Accessible shower
  • Utilities
  • In-room climate control
  • Basic telephone
  • Emergency call system
  • Meals, snacks, and beverages
  • In-room refrigerator
  • 24-hour assistance (PSW)
  • Medication assistance
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Weekly shower assistance
  • Onsite security
  • Ambulation
  • Dressing/undressing

Additions: (Rates provided on an individual basis)

  • Increased shower frequency
  • Chaperone service


For more information about Respite Care in First Place please contact us at:

Program Manager
Phone: 905-523-0360 ext. 5225
Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.