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High care facilities – Nursing homes for Aged Care

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in agecare, Aged care nursing homes, aged care Sydney | 0 comments

In general, there are two levels of residential care services for aged care wherein older people need extra care and assistance. Officially known as the low level residential care and high level residential care, these facilities are widely referred to as hostels and nursing homes respectively. In order to be eligible for high care facilities, one needs to go through an Aged Care Assessment Team or ACAT. They are generally comprised of doctors, nurses, social workers etc. Residents who need continuous nursing care and with greater frailty receive high care services. High care facilities...

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Low Care – Hostel Facilities for Aged Care

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013 in agecare, Aged care nursing homes, aged care Sydney | 0 comments

Low care provides an assisted environment of care for individuals who can move but need extra assistance with everyday tasks like meals, laundry, cleaning etc. Instead of living in your own home, you can seek professional assistance who will provide round the clock assistance for any help needed for basic chores. The low care facilities can be taken if you or your carer need a break from the usual care arrangements. The low care services include a gamut of many services which can be categorized as accommodation related services and individual care needs. Low care services will encompass all...

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