Welcome to Pioneer Ridge

A place to live well

Pioneer Ridge the name reflects our respect for the founders of our city. It honours the people who had the strength of character and the commitment to build a home for their families and carve a livelihood from the land.

At Pioneer Ridge, we strive to maintain each person's individuality and encourage independence through quality nursing care, life enrichment programs, balanced nutrition, and social and spiritual opportunities. Our facility has 150 Long Term Care beds.

Designed for innovative care                Butterfly Memory Garden

Many special features have been built into Pioneer Ridge, including:

  • One Home Area specially designed for residents with cognitive challenges, Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias
  • A kitchen with the capacity to prepare 2,000 meals a day
  • A state of the art fire protection and detection system
  • A smoke-free environment
  • Two therapeutic parks enclosed in a secure area for enjoying the outdoors with access from the first level 
  • A link to Jasper Place Supportive Housing complex through an enclosed access hall from the Upper Home Area
  • 45 space junior day care centre (operated by the City of Thunder Bay)
  • Four resident care floors
  • Hair care area for men & women
  • Restorative care/rehabilitation area equipped to help you maintain or improve functional abilities
  • Coffee shop for visitors
  • Auditorium
  • MSE Snoezelen Room on Home Area 1 (accessible for all residents)
  • Resident laundry area

Tours available by appointment only Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Please call (807) 684-3085 to book.


Pioneer Ridge BPSO spotlight organization

With its goal to continue expand on its quality improvement journey, Pioneer Ridge sought the opportunity to partner with RNAO in the LTC-BPSO program by submitting a proposal to become a Best Practice Spotlight Organization candidate in December 2014. Pioneer Ridge was a successful candidate, commencing its candidacy in April 2015. In this partnership with RNAO, Pioneer Ridge will continue to promote quality resident care by integrating evidence-based practices.

Pioneer Ridge - A Best Practise Spotlight Organization

If you have any questions, contact our Business Office at:

Tel: (807) 684-3910 Fax: (807) 684-3916

or email our Administrator or call 807-684-3917.

Alternatively, you can email our Director of Nursing or call 807-684-3922.

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