Why look further afield for quality residential care when you can stay in the community that you know, with the people that you care about close at hand?
Located in Hastings on the Mornington Peninsula, The Bays Aged Care is fully accredited and is just a short walk or ride on the bus to the main shopping centre, library, banks, cafes and the Westernport foreshore parklands.
The decision to move into an aged care facility can be one of the most difficult decisions to make for the whole family and you want to be assured that you or your loved ones are well looked after in a warm, home like environment. Our staff and management team are able to assist you with understanding your options to enable you to make the best choice for you and your family.
We focus on providing high quality nursing and specialist care, comfort, respect and dignity whilst maintaining a warm and caring atmosphere. Our aim is to ensure that each resident maintains an enjoyable lifestyle by providing choice, options, flexibility and by consulting with residents individually about their new home environment. We pride ourselves on providing a loving, home-like environment in which residents and their families are welcome, safe and supported.
Our clinical team includes Registered Nurses Division 1 and Enrolled Nurses as well as qualified Personal Care Attendants. Each resident has their own care plan which is developed in conjunction with the resident and their family. This ensures all needs are met in a way that suits the individual.
Our approach to planning care includes involving the resident’s choice of Doctor and other specialist healthcare providers such as Physiotherapist, Podiatrist, Dietitian, Speech Pathologist and Occupational Therapist. All clinical decisions are evidenced based and governed by our Clinical Coordinator and team of Registered Nurses.
Our Lifestyle team ensures social activities are included in daily life at the Bays Aged Care. Choice is offered with all activities and events throughout the year. You can witness family & friendship connections & fun and laughter amongst the residents living here when you visit. Our Lifestyle team schedules a wide range of social and therapy activities.
We provide private accommodation for single residents or couples and also twin room accommodation with a mix of ensuite arrangements set around spacious private and communal lounge areas and secure courtyard gardens perfect for those seeking a calm and comfortable haven. All rooms offer a pleasant courtyard or garden outlook.. Our lounge area incorporates a dining room, billiard room, library and an internet café. We also offer more intimate lounge and TV areas.
We offer a secured dementia service that delivers specialised dementia care. Our team is skilled in identifying the clinical hallmarks of dementia and provides high quality, respectful and individual care from early stage to late stage dementia, all within a quiet and calm environment.
Our resident meals are cooked by our onsite Chef and are intended to provide nourishment, support good physical and mental health and recognise not only the dietary needs but also has a strong focus on how the food tastes, presents and is delivered to each resident.
We endeavour to make life in later years a full,enriched and valued experience.
At a glance, The Bays Aged Care Facility offers you:
- Spacious, self-contained single and twin room accommodation
- Trained nursing staff, providing 24 hour care
- Excellent communication between residents, family and staff
- Emergency call systems in each suite
- A choice of lounge areas for reading or TV
- BBQ and outdoor entertainment areas
- Secure courtyard gardens
- Mini bus for social and shopping outings
- In house laundry
- Home cooked meals prepared by our Chef
- Daily lifestyle programs and activities including exercise, concerts/entertainers, craft, bingo, movies, bus trips and outings, discussion group, church services and visiting pets amongst others
- A place to call home.