Eastholme opened in November 1967 with 74 beds and was renovated in
1987 with the addition of a third floor. In March 2001 a new
addition for 30 new long-term care beds was completed and an additional
24 new beds were added in November 2004 to bring the total number of
long-term care beds to128. As well, the original 74 beds were
redeveloped to the new design standards from 2002 to 2004.
Eastholme is now a Category “A” home meeting the new design
standards of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Eastholme operates under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007. The Home is
vested in a seven member Board of Management. Five members are appointed by the
fourteen participating municipalities in the District of Parry Sound (East) and
two members are appointed by the Province.
Support for Eastholme has been provided by the North East Local Health
Integration Network (NE LHIN) and the Government of Ontario.
Funding is also provided by a municipal levy which is apportioned to the
following 14 Municipalities in the District of Parry Sound (East) .