About Us

Fairmount Home is a 128 bed licensed long-term care home. We have 24-hour nursing and personal care by a physician, nurse practitioner, registered nurses and personal support workers.

We are operated by the County of Frontenac and funded by the Ministry of Long-Term Care, South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), resident accommodation fees, City of Kingston, County of Frontenac and generous donations from people in our community.

Nursing and personal care services

We have many nursing and personal care services, including:

  • Physiotherapy

  • Occupational therapy

  • Social work

  • Recreational activities

 Medical team

Our medical team includes a Medical Director who is also the attending physician and a Nurse Practitioner. 

Our Medical Director rounds once a week and our Nurse Practitioner is full-time. Nurse Practitioners are authorized to diagnose, order and interpret diagnostic tests, and prescribe all medications and other treatments.
Clinical specialist consultations are available including a psychogeriatric team who help meet the care requirements of residents with complex physical, cognitive and mental health needs.
We also have onsite telemedicine equipment for virtual consultations with specialists. This includes Respirology, Cardiology and Dermatology.
Residents may retain their own physician if the physician is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

Occupational therapy

Fairmount Home has an Occupational Therapist.

 Physiotherapy

We provide physiotherapy services in-house to promote mobility for our residents.

Fairmount Home has nursing services that meet our residents' needs and are consistent with the Long Term Care Homes Act and the Professional Standards of Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario. We have Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses and Personal Support Workers who provide services twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. We also have a Medical Director and Nurse Practitioner available.

Support services

Our support services include dietary, housekeeping, laundry and maintenance. Our administration team supports all of these services.

Location

Fairmount Home is close to hospitals and medical offices in Kingston. Book your tour today. We are an Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) partner, so residents are able to video conference with other healthcare providers.

Our strategic plan

Fairmount is committed to the Gentlecare® philosophy that allows our residents to make as many choices as possible about their life. Gentlecare® is an important part of our strategic plan.

Our vision

To be the home of choice for our residents, staff and volunteers.

Our mission

Guided by the Gentlecare® philosophy, we provide exceptional resident-centered quality care in a safe, respectful, and compassionate home.

Our values

Gentlecare®

We are committed to the Gentlecare philosophy; resident-focused care which empowers residents to make individual choices.

Excellence

We are committed to be a leader in the provision of exceptional quality care through teamwork, innovation and continuous learning.

Collaboration

We are committed to strong partnerships with our residents, staff, volunteers, community and health care system partners.

Inclusion

We are committed to the treatment of our residents, staff and volunteers with dignity; embracing diversity and demonstrating inclusion and equity.