We all want the very best for our loved ones which means we must choose the right aged care facility for them as well. At times it mayn’t be in the best interests of your elderly loved ones to stay living in their own homes. There are different type of care options available, however one must choose based on the requirement of your aged loved one.
The aged care sector is changing rapidly and there are more facilities available which can provide home like environment with a focus on individual needs. First and foremost one must know the facilities they are looking for and then choose from the available options. The level of care can dictate the choice of aged care facility. For high care and complex needs, the facility must have a registered nurse on duty at all times.
In case of high care facility, your loved one must have an access to health professionals and medical services on a regular basis. Depending on the health condition, high care facility may provide access to podiatrist, dietician, pathologist etc.