Community life at Baptistcare Graceford is rich with activity, entertainment and positive relationships. Volunteers, including students from the local high school, visit regularly, contributing artworks and murals to the native garden where residents spend time relaxing and bird-watching.
The facility has a dementia specific area, controlled 24 hours by highly trained nurses and personal care attendants. The area includes a secure sensory garden to encourage residents to spend their time in the fresh air.
The proactive therapy team develops individualised activity programs catering to the wide range of residents.
Rooms are single with ensuite bathrooms, adjustable beds, curtains, built-in-robes, lockable drawers and a chair. Residents are encouraged to adorn their space with personal belongings to increase feelings of homeliness.
Additional features include:
- Communal area with large television, stereo, organ and piano,
- Outdoor BBQ area
- Homelike kitchen
- Onsite chaplain
- Onsite and visiting allied health professionals
- Onsite kiosk
- Facility pets
- Wide path surrounding building
- Manicured gardens and courtyards, complete with umbrellas and sails for sun protection
- Foxtel, at a charge