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Wheels In Motion For More Seniors' Housing in Sundre

Tuesday, May 8th 2012 07:00

At a special meeting last week, the Sundre Seniors' Community Housing & Care Committee heard a response from Mountain View Seniors' Housing.

The Mountain View Seniors' Housing Board has responded to a letter from the Sundre Seniors' Community Housing & Care Committee.

CAO Sam Smalldon says the committee had requested that MVSH consider a project for Sundre to meet the demands of the area.

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According to Smalldon, it has been determined that there is a definite need for additional seniors' housing in Sundre.

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Smalldon explains what the type of care facility they are considering.

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He adds, in November of 2011 there was an Alberta government competition for a 100 bed SL4 facility.

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Smalldon believes the timeline for the entire process of getting government funding approval, aquiring land, & completing constructing a seniors housing project in Sundre could take 4 to 5 years.

  

 

 

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