Faversham House

CANTERBURY  VIC

Boroondara Aged Services Society

as at December 2021


Faversham House
27 Shierlaw Avenue     CANTERBURY     VIC     3126



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Faversham House

Are you considering an aged care placement at Faversham House ?

Do you have an elderly loved one who needs respite care, convalescent care or permanent placement at Faversham House or another aged care facility in the CANTERBURY area ?

Preferably with an accommodation payment (RAD / DAP), and any additional service fees, within your budget ?

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Application, admission and negotiating the fees at Faversham House

  • Providing you with unbiased advice about Faversham House and other aged care homes near CANTERBURY .
  • Negotiating RAD's and additional service fees to achieve the best financial arrangement.
  • Explaining strengths and weaknesses of different homes near CANTERBURY - using our proven checklist to guide the decision.
  • Matching appropriate aged care homes to your family requirements, preferences and timetable.
  • Arranging facility tours to Faversham House and providing support.
  • Completing necessary Commonwealth forms ie. SA457 or SA485 Asset and Income Assessment form.
  • Accurately completing and lodging the necessary application and admission paperwork for Faversham House.
  • Be first to hear abour vacancies - prompt notification and response to current vacancies at Faversham House through our established and trusted relationship with admission coordinators.
  • Provide advocacy and support during the settling-in period and after the placement has been completed.


Faversham House Nursing Home

Faversham House is designed to complement and enhance the existing neighbourhood streetscape, creating a very welcoming, home like atmosphere. Built in 2006 and expanded in 2012, Faversham House is a state-of-the-art aged care home, consisting of a number of residential domains, featuring intimate dining and living areas, equipped with a cosy fire place.

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These tranquil domains are further complimented with direct access to outdoor recreation and splendid garden surrounds. The resident lodgings strongly focus on personalisation and comfort, providing close proximity to an allocated carer’s station.

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A welcoming and nurturing environment

The safety, dignity, comfort and companionship of the residents is paramount. They are a proud approved provider of Residential Aged Care in Melbourne that allows residents, family, representatives and friends to feel assured, knowing that qualified and supportive staff are always on duty. As a provider of Aging in Place, they offer a consultative approach, ensuring that all the residents receive the appropriate individualised level of care in accordance to their progressive care requirements.

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Here’s what Faversham House has to offer:

Faversham House Accommodation

  • ageing in place
  • 165 Single rooms with en-suite
  • 10 Superior rooms with en-suite.
  • All rooms offer individual heating and cooling
  • All rooms provide access points for Phone, Television, Foxtel, and Wi-Fi network connection
  • All rooms are equipped with a suitable bed, lockable drawer and over bed table
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Care and Support

All BASScare staff are carefully selected and highly skilled and experienced in Aged Care. The facility has 6 units, with an in-charge Manager for each unit. A Registered Nurse Division One


is in attendance at all times, with a team of Division Two Nurses and Personal Care attendants to assist. They maintain very high staffing ratios and rarely use agency staff.

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Food and Dining

Faversham House has “state-of-the-art” kitchen facilities with all meals prepared and cooked on site. A balanced and varied menu is provided, with a focus on fresh food and high quality, home-style cooking. The residents are invited to participate in menu planning, whilst family and friends are welcome to join residents for a meal. A private dining room is also available for small functions.

  • Chef and Food Manager on-site
  • the menu planning is in consultation with a dietitian
  • regular menu meetings are conducted with staff and residents
  • they cater to cultural and religious needs
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Faversham House On-Site Facilities

  • Onsite car parking including, undercover parking, disabled parking spaces and sheltered pick up and drop off areas
  • Multiple activity and function rooms
  • Private dining and special function rooms available
  • Spacious outdoor balconies
  • Large garden area with sheltered seating and water features
  • Outdoor recreation consisting of putting green, miniature bowls and remote control car circuit track
  • An embraced animal husbandry program both indoor and outside
  • Hairdressing salon and beauty therapy room
  • Therapy and private consulting suite
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Specialist and Allied Health Aged Care Services

  • Respite Care
  • Dementia Specific Unit
  • Palliative Care
  • Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, Specialist Dentist
  • Podiatrist, Dietician, Wound Consultant, Optometrist
  • Geriatrician
  • Psychologist / Psychiatrist
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Dementia Specific Unit

Faversham House has an “Assisted Memory Unit” which provides for specialised dementia care. It has its own specifically designed secure garden area and an an activity lounge designed specifically for this area of need. They have appropriate and tailored lifestyle programs which run each day in the Unit.


Location


27 Shierlaw Avenue , CANTERBURY , 3126, VIC

Beds: 185

Category: Community Based

Provider: Boroondara Aged Services Society

Faversham House
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency


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