Lakeridge Gardens

Lakeridge Gardens

Lakeridge Gardens is a state-of-the-art long-term care home located next to Lakeridge Health’s Ajax Pickering Hospital. Serving the Durham Region, the 320-bed home opened in the spring of 2022.

Below is a list of some of the features and services of this home:

  • Evidence-informed infection prevention and control measures, a modern design, and care planning that prioritizes residents’ quality of life.
  • The majority of resident rooms are private. The semi-private rooms have separate bedrooms with a shared bathroom.
  • The home has some specially designed rooms to support bariatric resident needs.
  • The second floor includes a specialized behavioural unit with access to a secure rooftop terrace.
  • A nine-station dialysis unit will also be housed on the first floor of the building. The new dialysis unit will mean an increased quality of life for residents who can access treatment in the comfort of their home. This unit will also be available to those in the community who require dialysis services.
  • To promote socialization, the home features a landscaped courtyard, four balconies per floor, a hair salon, great room, gift shop, and multiple gathering lounges.

Contact Us


Main Line: (905) 428-5201
Administrator: extension 17315
Director of Nursing: extension 17111
Infection Prevention and Control: extension 17313


Our Address 
680 Hardwood Ave S, Ajax, ON L1S 0H5 


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Resident Rooms

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Dining and Activity Spaces

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Visitor Information

Visiting Policy 

Visits by family, friends, and essential partners-in-care play an important role in enhancing the quality of life and emotional well-being of our residents. 

Visitors are welcome to visit at any time mutually agreed upon by the resident. Visiting may be restricted to help prevent the spread of infection. 

  • Visitors will enter and exit through the main entrance. 
  • All visitors must complete the visitor log.
  • Visitors should be mindful other residents need for privacy and rest during their visit. 

Visitor Parking 

There are a limited number of parking spots designated for visitors at the front of Lakeridge Gardens. Residents at Lakeridge Gardens receive a parking pass for visitors use. 

Additional parking is available in the garage adjacent to Lakeridge Gardens and Ajax Pickering Hospital. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering is an exciting opportunity to join an exceptional group of individuals with a shared desire to contribute to the health care of our community. For more information on how to get involved visit the Volunteer Resources page.

Resident Placement at Lakeridge Gardens

Home and Community Care Services Central East coordinates long-term care placement in the Durham Region. The placement process includes a multi-part assessment, including an assessment by a Care Coordinator, to ensure there is an accurate record of medical history, and to help determine eligibility for long-term care.

How are residents placed at Lakeridge Gardens?  

If you would like to inquire further about placement in the home, please contact Home and Community Care Support Services Central East by:

Resident and Family Council

The Resident and Family Council contributes to Lakeridge Gardens’ goal to achieve excellent care by addressing issues of concern, providing feedback, and collaborating with Lakeridge Gardens’ administration and leadership teams.

How do I become a member of Resident and Family Council?

To become a member of council, please:


Donating to Lakeridge Gardens

To donate to Lakeridge Gardens, visit the Ajax Pickering Hospital Foundation.

Compliments, Concerns, and Complaints 

Lakeridge Gardens is committed to providing quality care, accommodation, and service to all our residents. All compliments, concerns, and compliments are welcomed and may be received from a known or anonymous source. Please note for compliments to be shared with staff, your information will be requested. 

Any comments or complaints will be investigated, and solutions will be determined to ensure the issue is resolved and improvements are put in place to prevent future occurrences, when possible. We adhere to all Ministry of Long-Term Care policies related to complaints.

Learn more about sharing compliments, concerns, and complaints with our guide in English and French


Lakeridge Health, in respect to Lakeridge Gardens, receives funding from Ontario Health. The opinions expressed in this publication do not necessarily represent the views of Ontario Health. 

Call the Long-Term Care Family Support and Action Line: toll-free 1-866-434-0144