Residential Aged Care

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Welcome to Rural Northwest Health Residential Aged Care

Rural Northwest Health know that moving into aged care can be a very difficult time for you and your loved ones. We will work with you to ensure that it can be as stress-free as possible. We are privileged to be part of your life and will do all we can to support you to enjoy life and be happy.

What We Do

The wellbeing of the residents is our reason for being. That’s why we put the ‘Person-First’ in everything we do. We believe it is important to embrace the individuality of every resident for whom we are privileged to care for. We work diligently with the resident and family to ensure residents get the right care and support.

Our focus is on the ability of the person, so they have continued capacity and the opportunity to keep doing the things that they want to do. Our focus on ‘living life to the fullest’ allows each resident to continue to share their knowledge and skills and learn new knowledge and skills.

Partnership

It’s important that we have a partnership with families, friends, stakeholders and partners that demonstrate a commitment to the social, physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual wellness of the resident. Our residential homes are safe, secure and welcoming. They provide access to both indoor and outdoor activities and a range of public and private spaces for residents’ families and friends to enjoy.

We will work in partnership to achieve the goals identified by you and your family. We will make every effort to get to know you, your individual preferences and usual routine. We encourage you and your family to be as active and independent as possible during your stay. Everyday members of your treating team will meet with you. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and be involved in your care.

Our Facilities

We offer the choice of 2 fully accredited facilities, Yarriambiack Lodge at our Warracknabeal campus and Hopetoun Aged Care at our Hopetoun campus. At Yarriambiack Lodge and Hopetoun Aged Care we provide either single rooms or shared rooms with ensuite accommodation over one level. Every effort is made to ensure that our residents receive the most appropriate room. With consultation, consideration is given to social, medical and individual concerns of our residents.

At Yarriambiack Lodge, Wattle Crescent (Memory Support Unit) provides accommodation for people living with dementia in a secure and purpose-built environment. Admission to Memory Support Unit is dependent on meeting certain care requirements.

Yarri bedroom

Embracing Diversity

The residential aged care facilities at Rural Northwest Health are safe places of acceptance and belonging, which is why we welcome residents of all identities. No matter their ethnicity, cultural background, religious beliefs, gender, or sexual orientation, people requiring residential aged care can find a home with us. Diversity is something to be celebrated, not hidden or disregarded, so we always strive to create environments in which people from diverse backgrounds can thrive. To help achieve this, we follow the Gender Equality Action Plan.

Our Residential Aged Care Facilities

Click on an Aged Care facility below to learn more about our accommodation, lifestyle, facilities and services

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