Our team work closely with local doctors, consultants and specialist teams such as the Mt Barker Palliative Care Team, Alzheimer’s Australia, Huntington’s Disease Association etc. These close links enable staff teams to provide a unique level of understanding to service users with various medical and other conditions.
Residents are encouraged to make decisions about their health concerns and to have the doctor of their choice.
If you have to spend time in hospital, your room will be waiting for you when you’re feeling better.
All medications are strictly controlled by trained nurses following relevant professional and legal guidelines.
Medications are administered only by trained staff and following doctor’s orders.
Our physiotherapist visits four times per week and also directs nursing staff on a range of movement exercises. Slow stream rehabilitation is offered where appropriate. Additional physiotherapy can be privately arranged at your cost if required.
OVRC has a wide range of therapies available including, physiotherapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, dietitian and alternative therapy as arranged.
Registered Nurses organize therapy on a needs basis and following consultation with the resident’s GP/Consultant.