Our Homes

The Rekai Centres, a non-profit, charitable corporation owns and operates two Long-Term Care Homes in downtown Toronto. The Rekai Centres strive to enrich the lives of their residents by transforming its long-term care model, ensuring that they remain part of their downtown community.

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Sherbourne Place

The Rekai Centre at Sherbourne Place exudes warmth within the walls of this intimate 126 bed long term care home located directly across the road from Allen’s Garden. There are 5 private rooms with the remainder being a mix of semi-privates (2 persons to a room) and 4 person rooms. Sherbourne Place also provides 6 beds for residents requiring peritoneal dialysis care in collaboration with St. Michael’s Hospital.

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Wellesley Central Place

Situated on the site of the former Wellesley Hospital, the Rekai Centre at Wellesley Central Place opened its doors in 2005 and is home to 150 residents. The resident rooms all feature natural light, and are bright, clean and spacious. All bedrooms are private with either a private bathroom or a shared bathroom depending on the preference of the resident.

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Latest Announcement

Front Street East and Cherry Street, the future location of the newest Rekai Centre, a Non-Profit Long-Term Care Home.

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Resident Centeredness

To provide care and service that will ensure residents are able to live life fully and safely, and that families are integral to the circle of care.

Excellence in Care and Education

To stimulate innovation, knowledge and application of best practices in long term care.

Community Integration

To work collaboratively across and within our community through integration and partnership, and strengthen participation of our residents, families, employees, stakeholders, and community partners.

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Sue Graham-Nutter

Hons BA.
CEO of The Rekai Centres'


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Tabby Pieters

B.Sc. N., RN.
Executive Director of the Rekai Centre:
Wellesley Central Place


Maria Fernandes

Maria Fernandes

B.Sc. N., RN.
Executive Director of the Rekai Centre:
Sherbourne Place



What People Are Saying

"I am writing to say thank you to the nursing staff at Wellesley Central Place for their care of my Mom and other residents, as well as their responsive to concerns that come up from time to time. It is challenging work and I appreciate all their efforts."

Brad Ross

Family Member

"Every time we were there we saw geniune examples of honest, person to person care. People were respectful and helpful to Rose, a woman who had a genuine fear of institutions from her younger days in orphanages."

The Mackie Family

Family Members

"It was truly amazing being among and talking with your wonderful volunteers and staff. I truly look forward to working with you and thank you for your commitment to our students."


George Brown College

"Thank you for the wonderful Volunteer Appreciation Event. It was so well organized and thoughtful. Chewy loves his award :-)"



Healthcare Services

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Regular Health Services

24 Hour Nursing Care lead by our RN's, RPN's and PSW's. Medical Care available seven days a week. Personal hygiene items such as: Skin care lotion, deodorant, wash cloths, toothpaste, toothbrushes.

Nursing Restorative

We are committed to enhancing the life of our residents by improving their sense of dignity, promoting independence, improving their functional abilities and preventing isolation.

Additional Health Services

Certain services for residents of Long Term Care homes are subject to charges above the amount of the monthly accomodation rate. These services are called "Uninsured Services".

Palliative Care Program

Our care teams at The Rekai Centres have committed themselves in promoting Palliative Care and Pain Management, during and at the "End of Life" for all our residents.

Snoezelen Program

The Snoezelen room is designed to deliver stimuli to varous senses, using light effects, colour, sounds, textures, music and varous scents. It is specially designed to reduce anxiety/pain and other behavioural issues that are common in Long Term Care.

Resident Safety

The Rekai Centres have adopted a policy of “least restraint”. Physical restraints are to be the absolute and final solution after all other methods to control behaviours have been exhausted.

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Accommodation Charges

The rates for The Rekai Centre at Sherbourne Place and The Rekai Centre at Wellesley Central Place are set annually by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. These rates are the same for all long term care homes in Ontario.

They are based on adjustments in the payment entitlement of Old Age Security (OAS), Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) and the Guaranteed Annual Income Supplement.

Short Term Stay Accommodation


$1891.31 / month
  • Available at Sherbourne and Wellesley Central Place
  • At Sherbourne Place, four individuals share the same room
  • At Wellesley Central Place, basic accomodation is a private room with a shared washroom.
  • Ministry rate reduction available*

Semi Private

$2450.46 / month
  • Available only at Sherbourne Place
  • Two individuals share the same room
  • Shared washroom

Private from

$2701.61 / month
  • Available at Sherbourne and Wellesley Central Place
  • Resident has their own room
  • Private washroom


$40.24 / per day

See The Rekai Centres First Hand

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We recognize that selecting a long term care home for your loved one is a difficult and time consuming process. To assist you in ensuring you make the best possible decision for your loved one, we offer tours so that you can see the home and meet the other residents as well as the staff.

Tours are offered at both the Rekai Centre at Sherbourne Place and the Rekai Centre at Wellesley Central Place.

To book your tour please call the specific phone numbers of the home.

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