Anglican Care is an innovative community and aged care provider. Operating since 1956, Anglican Care is highly regarded for the quality of care provided to consumers, carers and residents, by our skilled and caring staff. The aged care ministry of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle, Anglican Care is a not-for-profit organisation operating throughout the Hunter, Central Coast & Manning Regions.
Anglican Care offers seniors access to a range of day programs that operate from purpose built centres via the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP). Our programs are delivered using our CHOICE Model which has been developed to meet the needs of seniors who want to remain living independently in the community.
CHOICE is all about what Anglican Care can do to assist you to achieve the goals that will help you to lead a happy life.
We want to work in partnership with you, your family, carers and social networks to ensure a positive ageing experience with opportunities to remain connected with the community.
Our model focuses on the following areas:
- Local Knowledge, Local Pride
- Innovation, Your Way
- Keeping Active, Staying Connected
- Specialised Care for Everybody
- Care for the Carer.
Alkira is a day centre program catering specifically for older people, with a focus on those people with a dementia related illness and their carers. Clients coming to the centre enjoy an entertaining and social day out whilst carers are able to have a much deserved break.
The main goals of Alkira are:
- To improve the quality of life of both the carer and the person they care for.
- To assist carers in gaining knowledge and skills that will enhanced their caring abilities.
- To monitor the functional ability of people attending the centre.
- To support people with a dementia related illness to stay in their home for as long as possible while preventing them from becoming isolated in the community.
- To recognise that each person is unique and that all care given is special to that individual.
Service provided include:
- Leisure and recreation
- Activities and assessments
- Social outings
- Morning and afternoon tea
- Hot lunch and dessert
- Personal care
- Carer support
- Networking and liaison with Health Care Services.