Care Options

Cooinda provides a wide range of services to the community and residents...

COMMONWEALTH HOME SUPPORT PROGRAMME

Cooinda Day Therapy Centre provides a range of Allied Therapy based activities to community members and residents of the Home. Tai Chi, exercise and walking groups to name a few.

COMMUNITY CARE PACKAGES

Community based packaged care is provided to clients in their own homes and is tailored to individual needs. No two 'packages' will be the same.

INDEPENDENT AND SEMI-INDEPENDENT LIVING

Independent and semi independent living is provided in a retirement village and a shared house. The village is available to people who are wanting to downsize from a larger home to a smaller area and who require no additional assistance to remain at home. The Lodge provides meals and some housekeeping and is suitable for people who require no assistance for personal care to remain at home.

LOW LEVEL / HOSTEL CARE

Low care is provided in the Hostel and the staff care for 37 residents and provides respite for those requiring this service. Low care residents are provided with personal and nursing care depending upon their needs. A Registered Nurse is available Monday to Friday and care workers are available 24 hours a day.

HIGH LEVEL / NURSING HOME CARE

High level care is provided to 25 residents in the Nursing Home. Residents of the Nursing Home require full personal care and nursing assistance 24 hours a day.

HIGH LEVEL / DEMENTIA CARE

Dementia high level care is provided in Merryula for up to 16 residents who have diagnosed dementia. It is a safe area where nurses and care workers are available 24 hours a day.

REGISTERED NURSES

Registered Nurses are available for emergencies across the facility, 24 hours a day.

DOCTOR AND PHARMACIST OF CHOICE

All local General Practitioners visit Cooinda and provide a full Medical Service to all residents. Local pharmacists provide a pharmaceutical service. Residents choose their own Medical Practitioner and Pharmacist to continue to provide their care whilst a resident of Cooinda.