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Health care services for seniors

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At Anglicare, you’ll discover a range of seniors’ health care services to support you in all seasons of life.

Thanks to our in-house clinical health teams and network of expert health professionals, you’re sure to find the quality health care you’ve been searching for… whether it be at one of our state-of-the-art health centres or in the comfort of your own home.

Transition Care

Get the help you need to recover well after your stay in hospital. Transition Care offers a range of services, which you’re welcome to use in your own home, your aged care home or even while you’re still in hospital – wherever is going to be best for your recovery!

  • Physiotherapy 
  • Podiatry
  • Nursing
  • Support from a social worker
  • Help with personal hygiene
  • And more!

If you’re interested in applying for Transition Care, you can ask your treating doctor to arrange a free, in hospital assessment. Alternatively, you can contact My Aged Care to request your assessment for government funding. 

If you’ve already been approved for Transition Care, contact Anglicare to let us know how we can help you recover.

Palliative care

If you are an Anglicare resident in need of end of life support, it would be our privilege to walk with you and your family in this season.

Our nurse-led palliative care team is on hand to assist your care staff in prioritising your comfort and quality of life. You’ll also have the benefit of a skilled team of professionals, GPs, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and chaplains, who are there to provide you with physical, emotional and spiritual care, whenever you might need.

If you’d like to talk to us about your end of life care, the Anglicare Palliative Care Team offers a service to talk about your wishes and assess your needs.

Nursing for seniors

You’ll find that Anglicare’s friendly and qualified nurses are able to treat a range of your medical needs. That’s because our expert team of nurse and clinical educators are constantly working to ensure that you receive the best quality of care. Every single time.

  • Blood pressure checks
  • Infection treatment
  • Medications
  • Vaccinations
  • Wound dressing
  • and more!

Nursing care is available to all Anglicare aged care residents. Or if you live at home, you may be eligible for government-subsidised nursing care through your Commonwealth Home Support Programme funding or Home Care Package. Finally, Anglicare also provides private nursing care at your own personal cost.

Allied health and day therapy

Anglicare’s dedicated health centre, the Sisson Clinic & Therapy Centre, offers a range of specialised services and facilities. This includes dental, hydrotherapy, remedial massage, a heated pool and a gym. You’ll also discover a range of other health and wellness supports, onsite, at a number of Anglicare villages.

  • Dental
  • exercise physiology
  • fitness training (Better Balance and reconditioning groups)
  • occupational therapy
  • physiotherapy
  • hydrotherapy
  • nursing
  • podiatry
  • rehabilitation (post-surgery and strength building)
  • audiology
  • remedial massage
  • GPs and medical centre (located next door to the health centre).

These services and facilities are open to everyone. If you’re an Anglicare village resident or home care client who is eligible for government help, you may be able to use these at a reduced price! Get in touch today to check your eligibility. 

Allied health and exercise classes

  • Breathe Easy - for your lung rehabilitation.
  • Better balance - individualised strengthening classes for falls prevention.
  • Tai Chi - beneficial for your fitness and mental wellbeing.
  • B-Strong - for bone health, cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes management.
  • Aqua aerobics - a great, low impact way for you to stay fit.
  • Restore - to help you manage pain from arthritis.
  • Parkinson’s classes - tailored especially for people with Parkinson’s.
Need more information?  Call Anglicare today.
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