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Harbourstone Enhanced Care

Welcome to Harbourstone

Harbourstone Enhanced Care is located on Kenwood Drive in Sydney, Nova Scotia.  It is home to 272 clients, who include seniors requiring nursing home care or respite guests.

Harbourstone is designed with open and spacious neighbourhoods, each featuring living, dining and activity rooms as well as a kitchen servery and nursing station. Comfortable furniture, fireplaces and well-appointed rooms make special gatherings and socializing easy, contributing to the comfortable home atmosphere.


Harbourstone offers a friendly and comfortable environment with programs and services designed to support the unique needs of every individual while promoting flexibility and independence.

  • Fully furnished rooms with private washroom
  • Private, wheelchair accessible rooms
  • Space for your own decorations to give your room a personal touch
  • 24-hour emergency call system
  • Housekeeping and laundry service
  • Telephone and cable service (optional)


  • Wellness programs to optimize independence
  • Fulfilling recreation and leisure programs for all interests and abilities
  • Musical entertainment
  • Garden and horticultural activities
  • Community and cultural events
  • Holiday celebrations
  • Intergenerational and volunteer programs
  • Friendly pet visits
  • Client Council
  • Family Council


  • Individualized assessment and care planning
  • Professional interdisciplinary health care team
  • Nursing staff 24-hours a day
  • Dietician
  • Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists
  • Palliative approach to care
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Spiritual services
  • Hairdressing/barber services


Promoting a healthy mind, body and soul through wellness and recreation is a priority at Shannex. We take a holistic approach to being well, focusing on six dimensions of wellness: physical, intellectual, social, vocational, emotional and spiritual. Through consultation and regular conversations, our Recreation team members take time to get to know each client and activities are designed to incorporate personal hobbies and interests into the monthly recreation calendar.