Lions Manor Nursing Home

Lions Manor Nursing Home in Placentia was officially opened in April 1986.  The name was originally chosen for the nursing home because of the efforts of the Lions Club in Placentia and Dunville, whose advocacy efforts led to a long-term care facility in the area.

Volunteer roles

Friendly Visiting

  • Visit with patients and residents to offer companionship and support.
  • Activities may include conversation, reading, games, puzzles, and meal-time assistance.

Therapeutic Recreation

  • Assist staff with a variety of leisure and recreational activities including bowling, bingo, arts and crafts, musical events, movie nights, special and seasonal events and community outings.


  • Share your musical talent by providing entertainment and music for residents’ music and social programs.


  • Participate in various fundraising activities such as ticket sales, summer barbeques, annual auction, etc.
  • All money raised will contribute to financial support of patient and resident care.

Therapy Dog Program

St. John Ambulance Therapy dogs and their owners visit residents bringing joy and comfort. For information, please contact St. John Ambulance staff at 709-726-4200.


Judy Cook, coordinator, Volunteer Resources
1 Corrigan Street, Placentia, NL  A0B 2Y0
Telephone: 709-752-8705


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Last updated: 2021-04-22