Jemalong Residential Village caters for 127 residents, and offers comfort and security with 24 hour, seven day a week, registered nursing care.
In early 2019, all the residents of The Mater in Forbes relocated to Jemalong Residential Village.
Each bedroom is single occupancy and features a private en-suite. All rooms also include:
- Air conditioning
- Bedside locker
- Built-in wardrobe
- Electric high/low bed
- Call bell and individual SOS pendant
- Computer data port
- Phone connection
- Television connection
A comprehensive activities and lifestyle program is offered and provides residents with a range of recreational activities. A pastoral care coordinator assists residents in maintaining links with their cultural and spiritual life.
A generous recreation area features hairdressing facilities and a coffee shop where residents can enjoy spending time with visiting family and friends.
An 11-seater bus (with wheelchair access) regularly takes residents on outings to local areas of interest. The home is located adjacent to Forbes District Hospital with other local medial services also close by.
Other services and amenities available at Catholic Healthcare’s Jemalong Residential Village include:
- Large activities room
- BBQ, garden area and undercover seating
- Chapel (services held weekly)
- Spacious dining rooms and formal lounges
- Hairdressing salon
- TV room with large screen TV, Foxtel and DVDs
- Arts and crafts
- Exercise program
- Hydrotherapy bath on site
- Men’s shed
- Residents’ pets are considered
- Social activities/outings
- Visiting pets program