• “I feel extremely fortunate to have been able to place family members here. It is with the knowledge that they are happy in their “home”, well cared for, and treated with dignity and respect, that I can return from visits secure in the belief they are in the best place. This is one less stress daily facing a caregiver, and I thank Idlewyld Manor and the staff for providing this relief.”
    ~ Betty Marshall
  • “I chose Idlewyld Manor to live because my safety was compromised. I have ALS and needed the help. The staff here are very caring for me and my health care needs. The gardens are beautiful, and they have great services and wonderful entertainment for us including birthdays and happy hours!”
    ~ Marnie Feick (Resident Council President)

Welcome to Idlewyld Manor

At Idlewyld Manor, we pride ourselves on making this a place you can call home in the truest sense. We hope it will be a place where you may welcome family and friends, as well as being one where new friendships can be formed. We place our residents at the centre of everything we do and cater to their individualized needs. Whether you prefer to socialize in our gardens, enjoy regular entertainment, or participate in our many recreation programs, there is always something for you at Idlewyld Manor. Our highly trained staff delivers care and services in a way that meets our residents’ individual needs and preferences.

Funded by the Ministry of Long Term Care

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6th Annual Moving to Make it Happen News

Thrive Group would like to thank our entire community of supporters. We are grateful that you have made room in your hearts to give to “Moving to Make It Happen”. Despite some of the challenging weather, our residents, client, families, staff, volunteers and community partners had a fabulous day. We raised over $40,000 that will go straight to good use to enhance our services and programming. We could not have done this without you and are so warmed by your kindness. Thank-you to: Platinum Sponsors AUDCOMP Idlewyld Manor Foundation iPharm Silver Sponsors Remedy's RX Specialty Pharmacy Plan A Health Care ...
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Thrive Group

We serve over 600 clients with a staff of 285. Our wait list is over 800 people. Our roots stem from the Hamilton Cerebral Palsy Parent Council, but we have grown substantially over the past three decades to help individuals not only with cerebral palsy but with any disability, which may include muscular dystrophy, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, developmental delay, brain injury, spina bifida, visual impairment, etc. Opening in Binbrook in 1978 with a congregate setting home for 35 adults with physical disablities, we expanded to include seven housing projects, some of which have short-term rental units. AbleLiving also provides outreach services in clients’ homes, including both attendant and homemaking services. Our new ReCharge programme offers in-home respite in the Mississauga / Halton regions which enables an individual's regular caregiver an opportunity to take a much needed break from their duties.
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On July 17, 2019 Lucy Sheehan, Executive Director, Community Services and AbleLiving staff celebrated at Erinoak Kids Independent Living Program Open House!

The Independent Living Program (ILP) offers youth, ages 16-19, an opportunity to develop skills for independent living in a community based setting focusing on preparing for the transition to adulthood.

Many of the youth shared their compelling stories about their experience, the impact the ILP program had on them and about the wonderful friendships they made.

Congratulations to all of the participants and to the outstanding team at AbleLiving for their kindness, care and support. 🙏


  • “This is the premier place in Hamilton. Look around, I wouldn’t want my mom anywhere else.”

    ~ Family Member
  • “I love that my dad has such a beautiful place to live. The gardens and surrounding area are peaceful and he is well cared for.”

    ~ Relieved Family Member

Thrive Group Partners

Not-for-profit 210 bed long-term care residence in Hamilton’s Chedoke community. Featuring quality care in a home like environment, nurturing the body, the mind and spirit.
AbleLiving is a non-profit charity that has been serving adults with physical disabilities for more than thirty-five years. Our services are located throughout Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe area.
Capability Support Services Inc. is a not-for-profit organization funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to provide quality attendant services to seniors and individuals with a physical disability in Supportive Housing, Assistive Living and Attendant Outreach environments.