Rivendale Resort offers comfortable accommodation in large furnished rooms, attached toilets with hot water on tap. Rooms are of two types: Standard and Superior, which can be occupied by a single person or a couple.
The facilities are of 2-star hotel standard.
Each room is furnished with a comfortable bed, wardrobe, writing table, chairs, dressing table and a coffee table. The Home’s services include maid service and personal laundry.
At Rivendale, our staff are always nearby to help the residents; even minor tasks as arranging the bed, cleaning the room and toilet; tucking the elder to bed and arranging the mosquito net would be done by our staff.
Residents can bring computer, TV but additional electrical equipment as refrigerator etc. subject to payment for electricity. The Management will help residents to get their own telephone, with Internet connection.
All rooms in Rivendale are located at ground level, without a single step even leading to garden area, giving all residents - including wheelchair-bound easy access to the surroundings.
Rivendale Resort supplies all meals from bed-tea to dinner, no additional meals would be required other than for medical reasons. Main meals are served at the restaurant, making mealtimes a social function. The Resort provides tasty and wholesome meals with frequent changes in the menu, while accommodating individual dietary requirements. We have already developed a reputation in the community for the excellent food and care provided for our residents.
As we are well aware that digestive capabilities reduce with age, we ensure that all food served, except bread, is cooked in-house to the highest standards. The owners of Rivendale Resort reside in the Resort, are personally involved in purchasing food items, ensuring quality and they too consume the same food, guaranteeing the food quality.
Guarantee from Rivendale kitchen:
We at Rivendale Resort guarantee the quality of food served to the residents; please feel free to visit us during meal times without prior notice in order to verify. Our kitchen staff is well trained and knowledgeable, and would be able to guide you through the preparation of any meal item.
All rooms face a wide verandah allowing the passage of wheelchairs without hindering seated residents. The landscaped gardens in front of the verandah bring pleasure even to the less-mobile residents.
For active residents, the landscaped and well maintained acreage and the large lawn surrounded by paved footpaths offer plenty of space to walk around, exercise and enjoy a restful, relaxed life. The less-mobile residents are helped by our friendly staff to walk and exercise. In the evenings even the wheelchair-bound residents are taken to the garden by our staff.
The dining area overlooks a mini-forest and either side of internal roads and pathways are planted with large variety of indigenous trees. Rivendale Resort possibly has the most varied private collection of indigenous trees in the Colombo District.
Part of the grounds at Rivendale Resort are occupied by a TJC mango plantation, producing fruits in season, which are offered to residents. Those consumed our mango are surprised at the rich taste.
Rivendale is surrounded by large gardens and trees, gives a much cooler climate with higher oxygen, without dust, deeply appreciated by residents and visitors alike.
Large trees and quiet surroundings have brought large numbers of birds and animals to rest and multiply at the Rivendale Resort grounds. The large variety of birds and the literature on birds provided would convert even the less-mobile residents to be bird-watchers.