Length of Stay

The maximum length of stay is one month. Longer times may be approved under extenuating circumstances.


  • For persons living in Grey and Bruce is $40.00 per day. This low-cost is available by means of government funding.
  • For persons living outside of Grey and Bruce - $70.00 per day. 
  • Payment is due in full upon acceptance into the program and prior to arrival.

Transportation to and from the Lodge is the responsibility of the Respite client and/or their family or caregiver.

To book respite at our Holland Centre location please contact:

​Manager of Residential Services


Meals, accommodation, attendant care services, nursing services, inclusion in planned activities with persons residing full time at the Lodge. Individuals are responsible for supplying their own toiletries, incontinent supplies, medical supplies etc.

Services Provided

Acceptance of a person into the respite program is done after an application package is filled out by the individual or their family and is reviewed for suitability to service.

Criteria for acceptance:

  • there must be an available opening in the respite room.
  • the person’s needs can be met with the existing skill level of staff
  • the person does not exhibit any severe or violent behaviors
  • the person does not require one on one supervision
  • the person does not pose a threat to other persons living at the Lodge or employees of Participation Lodge.

A person will be removed from program if the information form is false or misleading.
Once the individual application is accepted, the individual’s name is entered into the Respite book and a confirmation letter is sent.

Application and Acceptance