Samarinda Ashburton Aged Services offers both permanent accommodation and respite care at 286 High Street Ashburton. As a community based service, our philosophy is locals looking after locals.
Care and support is tailored for each person based on personal preferences The staff work with residents and their carers and families in a partnership approach to deliver personalised and coordinated services that are designed for each individual. Systems are structured to give residents and families greater say and control over their daily lives. Carers are supported and involved. Volunteers participate as key partners.
Residents with dementia are engaged in daily experiences that are familiar and comforting and designed to preserve independence for as long as possible. See Memory Support.
Samarinda is an active community where high quality care, includes taking account of social, emotional, cultural and religious needs. Residents are respected for their talents, skills and histories and their individual needs are recognised, celebrated and acted upon.
Consumer Directed Care revolves around residents and their carers providing input into the services that are delivered through individual and group meetings, forums and surveys. Meeting individual needs is the hallmark of Samarinda services.
Services are usually provided on site, including medical services. Social programs are planned so that residents can avail themselves of a wide range of in-house activities daily.
Information and help
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