Catholic Healthcare Providing Essential Health and Wellbeing Support for Seniors at this time
14 May 2020
If you are a senior who is self-isolated and staying at home, it is now more important than ever to look after your health and wellbeing and ensure you receive all the support you need.
Home Care is an essential service that is providing seniors with the support and care they need to remain healthy and well at this time. We know this is a challenging time for people living in isolation, but you are not alone. Catholic Healthcare is here to help. Our Home Care services are operating today and every day to ensure seniors keep receiving quality care and support.
General Manager, Home and Community, Therese Adami says, “We understand that many seniors are needing support to remain healthy, safe and connected in their home at this time. Be assured, the health and safety of our clients and staff is our highest priority and there are many ways we can continue to provide essential in-home services.
“Catholic Healthcare’s Home Care team are providing support services for people at home and are taking all necessary measures to ensure our clients are safe, including following advice from Australian’s Chief Medical Officer about when to use protective equipment. We have robust policies, procedures and staff training in infection prevention and control.
“Our in-home services such as housekeeping are provided while maintaining appropriate physical distancing. It is a privilege to continue to support our seniors to keep them healthy and well at home during this time,” adds Therese.
Home Care Services
Catholic Healthcare’s in-home services providing extra comfort during this time include shopping delivered to your door, online shopping, telehealth assistance and medication collection, meal preparation, cleaning, pastoral care, technology support to stay connected with loved ones, companionship visits or check in phone calls, and health and wellness plans that you can complete in your own home to keep you mobile, healthy and well.
Residential Aged Care Homes
Catholic Healthcare’s Residential Aged Care Homes are also playing an important role in providing quality care and support for seniors. With 41 Homes across the east coast of Australia, you can be sure there is a Catholic Healthcare Home suited to every need. We continue to welcome new residents on a permanent basis or for respite.
To assist you in navigating the right services for you or a family member and learn more about how Catholic Healthcare can help, please view our Aged Care Services Explainer video on YouTube.
For more information on how Catholic Healthcare can support you please call 1800 225 474.