Discussing aged care service options for an elderly relative and getting the process started can be a difficult and emotional task for many families.
Many of us avoid acting and wait until there is an accident or a health crisis before we seek help. The signs that an elderly relative may need help can be as simple as struggling to carry the groceries home, or it can be a more significant problem such as frequent memory loss.
We all wish for our parents and grandparents to spend their golden years happily and continue to live fulfilling lives, so we are here to help you find the right level of aged care and get started.
Types of Care Offered at Brother Albert’s Home
Holy Family Services understands that there are times when carers may need a little support and time to themselves. We can assist you with this by providing temporary care of your loved ones.
This may assist you and provide peace of mind for example, if you wanted to take a long needed holiday or some time to regain your own strength.
If this is something you would like to discuss please contact our helpful staff, who will guide you through the process.
Memory (Dementia) Care
Caring for a loved one with dementia can be difficult and overwhelming for many families. We can help you to understand the types and stages of dementia so you can continue a relationship with your loved one.
The staff at Holy Family Services work with the resident and family to develop and implement individualised care plans and behaviour management strategies that maximise independence and reduce stress for the resident.
Brother Albert’s Home has a design that supports residents with dementia and incorporates beautiful outdoor areas to promote health and wellbeing.
Palliative and End of Life Care
At Holy Family Services, we understand that talking about death can be difficult for many residents and their loved ones. Our main aim is to provide comfort and support to our residents and their families during this time.
Open conversations and planning ahead for dying can also help family members and friends cope better with the grief and loss they may experience (bereavement). They may feel a sense of peace knowing a loved one’s preferences were respected.
Our palliative care team consists of qualified nurses and experienced palliative care practitioners who are dedicated to ensuring our palliative care residents are as comfortable as possible.
Holy Family Services also provides emotional support, as well as pastoral care and bereavement support to families.