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February 14, 2001
New home for the aged design to be unveiled at open house
Community and Neighbourhood Services --- After extensive consultation with the
community, Toronto Homes for the Aged has developed a preferred design for a
new home for the aged to replace the existing Albion Lodge. This model will be
on display at a special public open house at Etobicoke Civic Centre on
Thursday, February 15, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Staff from Toronto Homes for the
Aged and from Shore Tilbe Irwin & Partners, the project architects, will be
available to answer questions about the design.

The new home for the aged, which will accommodate 192 residents, will be
located at the corner of The West Mall and Burnhamthorpe Road in Etobicoke. It
is being developed to replace Albion Lodge, which does not meet the new long
term care design standards set by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term

The proposed design incorporates ideas and addresses issues raised during an
extensive community consultation process, which featured two large public
meetings and a series of regular meetings by a community reference group.
Inviting the community back to see the resulting design is the next step in
this ongoing process, and consultation will continue to ensure that the new
home for the aged provides the best service, both to its residents and its

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2001
Time: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: Etobicoke Civic Centre
399 The West Mall

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