Our Clinical care function supported by our lifestyle program is aimed at aimed at maintain the physical and physiological wellbeing of our residents.
Our programs are aimed at keeping our residents socially active and engaged;
- To maintain cognitive function. Social activities keep us sharp and mentally engaged, and this is important to prevent or slow the onset of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
- To maintain good emotional health. Connecting with others helps keep you in a positive mood, which in turn wards off depression.
- Improve physical health. Socially active seniors tend to be more physically active which can have a positive effect on appetite and flow on benefits for weight management
- Boost immune function to help our residents become more resilient to infection.
- Enjoying restful sleep. Research shows that people who have more fulfilling relationships in their lives tend to sleep better than those who don’t.
- Increased longevity. Maintaining or building a social circle strong not only has the above benefits it can help our residents deal with their daily stresses.
Through our clinical care we aim to deliver the following health benefits;
- Lessening chronic pain,
- Delaying or preventing some diseases,
- Helping our residents to recover more quickly for illness or injury.
Our Clinical Care Program includes
- Registered Nurses on duty
- Specialist cognitive and memory care (dementia) unit
- Individually tailored clinical care and lifestyle programs
- Massage and physiotherapy
- Access to allied health practitioners
- On site Doctors during normal working hours.
- Physios, weekly
- Dietitian, 6 weekly
- Nutritious, freshly prepared meals cooked on-site to suit individual needs
- Flexible emergency and short term respite
Our Lifestyle and Social interaction Programs include
- Gardening and Gardens that care;
- Social activities like, card games, bingo, indoor bowls, egg carton ping pong and outings for shopping, to local hotels, clubs and coffee shops in our own Bus.
- Regular happy hour, 8 ball table, mobile shopping cart and a men’s program;
- Memory activities including word, shape and colour association;
- In house sensory activities include entertainers, Melbourne Cup, Anzac Day, Australia Day, Xmas Dinners, Remembrance day, Easter and church services;