Waterford Independent Living

Making certain our residents feel secure, valued and at home at The Waterford – that’s the only way we can truly measure our success. Residents will find caring, affectionate staff to accommodate virtually every request. This is independent senior retirement at its best. To view the services we offer at the independent level, click here.

If you require regular assistance with activities of daily living, please explore The Birches Enhanced Care Neighbourhood. Click here.


The Waterford prides itself in delivering new and innovative amenities to our residents. In Ottawa, the newly opened community now features amenities and services that will remain unparalleled for the years to come.

Main Features

  • The Shallows Dining Room
  • Café & Cappuccino Lounge
  • Piano & Wine Bar
  • Fitness & Aerobic Centre
  • Indoor Salt Water Pool
  • Screening Room & Theater
  • Craft Room & Demonstration Kitchen
  • Tuck Shop
  • Library & Cards Lounge
  • Billiards & Gaming Lounge
  • Hair Salon & Nail Spa

More Notable Features

  • Laundry Facilities
  • HD Cablevision
  • Internet Computer Station
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Outdoor Water Gardens & Paths
  • Concrete Soundproof Construction
  • Full Fire Protection
  • Backup Power & Emergency Lighting
  • CCTV Security Video Surveillance
  • Porte Cocheres – Covered Drop-off & Pickup
  • Advanced Emergency Response

Services Provided

Within the Independent Living Community at The Waterford, the following services are provided:

  • Daily in-house social programs as well as planned outings & shopping.
  • 24 hour on-site staffing and security monitoring.
  • State-of-the-art emergency call system with on-site response.
  • Nursing:
    • Wellness monitoring, registered nursing staff.
    • Immunization & flu shot clinics.
    • BP & weight clinics.
    • Resident & family consultations.
    • Liaison with community agencies and services such as Home Care, physiotherapy, oxygen therapy, etc.
  • Medication administration, pharmacy ordering & monitoring.*
  • Exercise programs led by a certified senior’s fitness trainer.
  • Cardiovascular, strength and stability programming and training equipment.
  • Various clinics based on need and availability such as:*
    • Hearing services.
    • Optometrist services.
    • Massage therapy, etc.
  • 3 delicious, nutritious home-cooked meals prepared by our Red Seal Chef.
  • Accommodation of special dietary needs, served to your table in our elegant dining room.
  • Bistros and Café’s for refreshments and snacks between meals.
  • Weekly housekeeping – including fresh towels and bed linen changed- supplied by resident.
  • Hair Salon and Manicure Studio.*
  • Generator backup for power outages & fully sprinklered.
  • Enhanced services packages incl. personal care, and additional housekeeping & laundry available on an individual basis.*

*additional fees may apply



Each of our suites offers the latest conveniences and designer finishes. Our attention to every detail makes your home refreshingly unique.

Suite sizes vary along with the many distinctive configuration and include many of the following features:

  • Kitchenettes with granite kitchen countertops.
  • Wood cabinetry & millwork.
  • Full or compact size stainless steel apartment refrigerator.
  • Glass Showers where available.
  • Designer bathroom vanities with granite tops.
  • Window coverings.
  • In suite lockable safes.