mecwacare

1287 Malvern Road
Malvern Victoria, 3144 View map

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Residential Aged Care with optimal choice
 
mecwacare’s Residential Aged Care services offer 24-hour high quality care and lifestyle choices for older people. Our aged care centres provide ageing in place accommodation (where possible) and respite care facilities. Our centres offer a supportive, safe and secure environment for residents to maximize each resident’s quality of life. The level of care required by each resident is assessed before and on entry and is monitored on an ongoing basis. Our residents have access to services including 24-hour nursing, medical practitioners, podiatrists, physiotherapists, speech pathologists and dietitians.

Social and recreational activities are planned in response to the interests, requests and choices expressed by our residents. Regular activities include outings, movie sessions, music, quizzes and many other opportunities to socialise. Hairdressing services are available onsite and any other services can be arranged according to the wishes of the residents.

198 residents receive quality care at the Noel Miller Centre in Glen Iris and the Sir Donald & Lady Trescowthick Centre in Prahran. mecwacare supports residents’ lifestyle, hobbies and interest in a comfortable, home-like environment. The level of care required by each resident is assessed and monitored on an ongoing basis.

mecwacare residential aged care locations:

 

mecwacare residential aged care centres are fully accredited by the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency. To ensure the highest standards of care, mecwacare works closely with health and community service providers – hospitals, general practitioners, respite and allied health services

Admission
The level of care required by each resident is assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) prior to entering a mecwacare residential aged care facility. Health, social and personal needs are considered to determine eligibility and options for ongoing care. A referral to ACAT can be obtained from your doctor or your local hospital.

Respite Care
mecwacare offers short term respite care for people whose regular carer may need a break, or with short term need for increased care. Respite care is available at our Noel Miller Centre in Glen Iris, for people with a low care aged care assessment.

A care plan is agreed in advanced by the respite resident, their family and mecwacare. This agreement specifies the duration of the stay. In all instances the client and family needs are discussed before the agreement is made.

Home and Community Care

Along with residential aged care services and respite care, mecwacare also offers a range of home and community care services to seniors wishing to stay in their own homes for as long as possible. 
 

 

mecwacare Opening New Aged Care and Retirement Living Centre in Hoppers Crossing

on Wednesday, January 10, 2018

On 22 January, mecwacare is opening the modern, state of the art mecwacare John Atchison Centre to maximise the quality of life for people who are aged. The 101 bed aged care and retirement living centre, located at 312-318 Derrimut Road in Hoppers Crossing, extends mecwacare’s residential services into the Western suburbs of Melbourne after recent growth into regional Victoria.

mecwacare Rositano House Renaming and Refurbishment

on Thursday, June 15, 2017

Last month, mecwacare celebrated the renaming of mecwacare Rositano House in Richmond, coinciding with the completion of extensive renovations of the aged care residence. The residents, their family members, mecwacare staff and contractors gathered to officially re-open the home post-refurbishment.

mecwacare Acquires Additional Home Care Packages

on Wednesday, February 8, 2017

mecwacare recently announced that they have acquired an additional 155 Home Care Packages across two regions of Melbourne.

mecwacare Announces Home Care Service Growth Across Western Victoria

on Thursday, August 4, 2016

mecwacare has announced that they have been awarded a contract by Barwon Health for provision of in-home nursing and support services into the Grampians and Barwon regions, extending from Geelong across to the South Australian border. Service coverage will extend both along the coast and significantly inland, especially into the Southern Grampians region.

New Community Housing Units Officially Opened in Glen Iris

on Friday, April 22, 2016

Last month, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP officially opened 23 newly constructed one-bedroom units at mecwacare’s Glen Iris Community Housing development.

Non-profit mecwacare Doubles Residential Aged Care Holdings

on Monday, February 1, 2016

mecwacare’s acquisition of six residential aged care facilities boosts mecwacare’s capacity to over 700 beds in 11 facilities across Melbourne and regional Victoria.

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