High care facilities provide nursing care and medication management for seniors who need continuous assistance because of their frail health conditions. Basic care facilities are provided to all residents, however high care facilities are only made available to residents in need of extra care services owing to their chronic medical conditions.
The care facilities have separate dementia specific wings which caters to the specific medical needs of people with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The nursing staff at high care facilities are available round the clock for any emergencies and also provide medication management for the resident.
Apart from basic services, the nursing care services may also include items like specialized equipment like wheelchairs or walking frames for residents with mobility issues. Similarly continence aids are provided apart from basic pharmaceutical supplies. For residents in need of specialized medical care and therapy services like speech therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry etc., the services can be provided at an extra cost.