Features of Residential Care

Program Management

CCA has a broad range of programs across its homes aimed at providing the delivery of high quality services.

Managers are generally experienced registered nurses who have received special training in particular fields of the aged care industry:

  • medication management
  • palliative care
  • wound management
  • behaviour management
  • rehabilitation
  • continence
  • bowel management
  • gerontology
  • management
     

Program managers keep abreast of the latest developments in their field. They have contact with a range of external expert advisors and act as resource experts for their fellow staff members.

Leisure & Therapy Programs

CCA offers a wide range of therapeutic activities which aim to provide choice, variety, stimulation and pleasure for people who reside here.  The Lifestyle and Therapy programs are run by our Lifestyle Coordinator.

The philosophy of the Lifestyle Program is to encourage all residents to exercise active control on all aspects of their lives.  Activities may take the form that will result in individual or shared enjoyment, sense of purpose and fulfillment.  Examples of activities include:

  • Chair-aerobics
  • Movies
  • Brain teasers and pleasers
  • Reading
  • Craft
  • BBQs
  • Special celebrations
  • Resident and Relative meetings
  • Bus outings
  • Religious services
  • Music
  • Entertainment
  • Aromatherapy
  • Massage and relaxation