Aged Care

Residential Aged Care

Types of Support

When considering residential aged care, there are two types of service offerings, namely, permanent or short-term care (residential respite care). Depending on your needs, staff at a residential aged care facility can help you with:

  • Day-to-day tasks, such as cleaning, cooking, dishwashing, clothes washing, ironing.
  • Activities of daily living (personal care), such as eating, dressing, bathing, toileting (and continence), and mobility.
  • 24-hour nursing care, such as wound care, monitoring of vitals, administration of medication and catheter care.
  • Allied health support service, such as physiotherapists, podiatrists, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, exercise physiologists and dietitians.