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About Us

Founded by Russel B. Wells in 1976, The Briton House Retirement Centre was established with a vision to create a place where residents find community, physical, intellectual, and spiritual nourishment, and most importantly, care. Today, it is one of the few family owned and operated retirement residents in the region dedicated to the highest standards of service by experienced staff members.

The Briton House offers a wide variety of activities, varied suites and the ability to enjoy a 15,000 square foot indoor garden all year round. Our facility also includes a recital hall built for live performances, a glass-domed swimming pool, a gym, a sun-simulation room, an outdoor courtyard, and a spacious dining lounge.

The Briton House is conveniently located in the Mount Pleasant and Eglinton neighbourhood of Toronto, within walking distance to local cafes, restaurants, services, and soon the new subway at Mt. Pleasant and Eglinton. If you’re ever in the neighbourhood we invite you to visit us and see what it would be like to be a part of our community and The Briton House family. Read More

Testimonial

  • My brother, sister and I wish to thank all the staff for their care and support of both our father and mother since they came to The Briton House in 2005.  However, in particular we want you to know how much we appreciate the care and help for our mother these last two years as […]

    Family Thanks
  • I worked in health care for over 40 years, the last 8 years of which was in chronic and long term care, so I have a sense of the challenges that face you and your staff every day.  I cannot say enough good things about the care that my sister has received at The Briton […]

    Thank you
  • Thank you very much for the excellent care you gave to our mother.  The Briton House was her home for almost 10 years.  We appreciate the caring attention and warmth you gave her over the years.

    With gratitude…
  • The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff of Briton House Toronto for their loving care of Alice.

    Family of Alice Caroline (Parker) Minett
  • Dear 8th Floor Staff – The last few years haven’t been easy for us Mann children, watching our mother decline both mentally and physically.  But knowing that she was so well care for made us rest assured.  Your caring and patience helped her live her last years with dignity.  Your understanding of all the residents’ […]

    Mann Children
  • To all the staff at Briton House, particularly the 7th care workers and all of the nurses.  Thank you so much for all of your supportive and loving care for our mother. Mum wasn’t at Briton House long and was only on the 7th floor for about two months.  The staff at Briton House learned […]

    Brown Family
  • To the great staff of Briton House in memory of Edith Henderson.  Our mother was very happy here.  We are grateful for the care, attention and friendship she received during her stay.  We also greatly appreciate your caring and assistance to us since her passing.

    Henderson Family
  • Please pass on our best wishes to everyone at The Briton House for the care and attention you gave Betty.  She was always looked after and enjoyed staying there very much.

    Margo & Family
  • Jut a personal note to say thank you for all your cheerful and understanding assistance when I needed to call on you for Nora’s care.  I never once felt my call was not welcome.  This meant a great deal to me.  It was a very heartwarming for me to see how much she was loved […]

    Margaret
  • I am glad I’m here. I was too lonely in my own house. I have new friends here and i love the desserts! The staff are very friendly and are willing to do almost anything for me.

    Katherine Bruechle