The Covid-19 pandemic remains a serious health issue across Australia, with the elderly being a high-risk group. As such, retirement resort residents have needed to remain mostly isolated in recent months and this can be detrimental to one’s mental and spiritual health. Many low care nursing home residents have been limited in their social interactions and activities during isolation.
There are many ways to remain socially and intellectually active during isolation which elderly people in retirement resorts such as Residential Gardens at Rooty Hill can engage in. If the resident owns or has access to a computer or a mobile device they can:
For residents who do not own devices or may not have access to communal facilities:
In a time where low care residents in retirement resorts such as Residential Gardens in Rooty Hill will be under increased stress and anxiety, there are many activities that can keep residents active and happy while remaining safely distanced.