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Secure dementia care
These facilities have a fully secure dementia care unit or wing exclusively and specifically for people with dementia or similar behavioural related conditions.
Secure garden
The facility has a secure fenced garden area specifically designed for people with dementia and generally attached to the secure dementia unit.
Service fee
Periodical fee paid by owners usually of ILU’s/Villas for general maintenance.
Serviced apartments
A Unit or Apartment for people who wish to live in a supported environment with services such as laundering, meals and cleaning provided on a fee for service basis.
Single rooms
Form of aged care accommodation where a room is occupied by only one resident.
Social & recreational support
Generally involves the older person attending social or recreational events and services outside of the home at a community, day or recreational centre.
Social workers
Professionals who link service users with agencies and programs that will meet their clients’ psychosocial needs, provide counselling and psychotherapy in various fields including social and community development, hospital and aged care.
Socially disadvantaged
Home care packages classified as being for clients who are assessed as being socially disadvantaged.
Specialist services
The facility offers other specialist services for example snoezelen therapy, eden alternative or other.
Speech therapists
Professionals who evaluate, diagnose, and treat difficulties involving speech, language, voice, fluency, and swallowing. The difficulties speech therapists treat can be caused by neurological disorders, developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, physical problems, voice pathology, hearing impairments, or emotional disorders.
Supported living
Independent units, apartments or bedsitters within a community where support services are provided. These support services may be meals, cleaning, cooking, personal care or other assistance as required.
Supported residential facility (SRF)
A Supported residential facility (SRF) may offer a similar service to that of a Government funded residential aged care facility but without the funding support. SRF are state registered service providers. An ACAT/ACAS assessment is not required.
Supported residential services (SRS)
Supported residential services (SRS) may offer a similar service to that of a Government funded residential aged care facility but without the funding support. SRS are state registered service providers. An ACAT/ACAS assessment is not required.

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