Boroondara Aged Services Society
as at December 2021
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 ?
We have been placing residents into residential aged care since 2002, and have detailed knowledge and experience to help you with this important decision about Faversham House.
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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.
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.
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.
Faversham House Accommodation>
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.
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.
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.
27 Shierlaw Avenue , CANTERBURY , 3126, VIC
Category: Community Based
Provider: Boroondara Aged Services Society
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency
The Commonwealth government was warned in March 2020 it needed a system to track Covid vaccinations in the aged care workforce. but multiple approaches from an established provider were ignored. pic.twitter.com/JxUg3YQcSS— nursinghomesaust (@nursinghomesau1) June 15, 2021
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