Offering very personal assistance towards Residential Aged Care placement.
With the benefit of Bernadette’s many years experience in residential aged care (particularly with dementia) plus Stephen’s background in disability support, we can offer some insight and assistance with the daunting task of residential placement for the elderly.
This service …
- Has been in operation since 2001
- Provides a personal, less stressful and more streamlined approach to the dilemma of accessing appropriate accommodation for the frail elderly in Adelaide
- Reduces the intensive effort required of families to attain waiting list status in suitable facilities
- Meets individual needs as far as practicable
- May offer options other than residential care where appropriate
- Specifically caters for those with dementia
- Has itemised invoices
- May be discontinued at any time at client's request.
It can include any or all of the following ...
- Initial consultation with client (as appropriate), family/carer
- Research and presentation of options to meet defined needs
- Accessing respite if required
- Completion of forms and lodging of permanent applications
- Follow up and case management through to permanent placement
- Visits to prospective facilities with or on behalf of client
- Regular updates re progress towards placement
- Resolution of any other related issue where possible.
It may appeal to ...
- Families/carers unable to take on the task of resolving residential care issues for their relative/friend ~ for any reason
- Those finding the challenge daunting or the process confusing
- Families/carers otherwise committed ~ working, travelling
- Those living remotely from their loved one ~ country SA, interstate or overseas
- Anyone wishing to have representation when dealing with aged care organisations regarding placement or with hospitals regarding discharge
- The elderly themselves.
We look forward to working towards a resolution for you in aged care
For further information, please contact the Glengowrie office on (08) 8294 4666
Bernadette on 0418 830 540
Stephen on 0400 152 212
Bernadette & Stephen Stockwell
Aged Care Consultants