Ningana has 40 accommodation suites clustered around two central cottages, each with lounge, dining, kitchenette and residents laundry surrounded by our spacious gardens. The roomy airy suites all face north or north east with an open front verandah, a back balcony and through ventilation. Each unit is carpeted and has a non-skid tiled floor in the ensuite. Furnishings include a reverse cycle air-conditioning, full size built-in wardrobe, and desk with drawers, including one lockable drawer for residents valuables. Room fittings include high/low electric bed and linen. For residents safety extensive grab rails have been fitted to ensuite areas. There is a call bell beside the bed and in the toilet area.
So that family can easily stay in touch, each resident has access to the connection of a telephone and internet service. Residents are encouraged to make their units as home-like as possible by bringing in own furnishings ie. doonas, pictures etc
While encouraging independence, a care staff member is on duty at the premises at all times to provide the following services as required:
- Assistance with showering, dressing and activities of daily living
- Assistance with medications
- Mobility within the hostel
- Rehabilitative support
Ningana provides wholesome nourishing meals, morning and afternoon teas and supper. There is provision for dietary preferences and modified special diets.
Visitors are encouraged to visit at any time.
Residents are able to retain their own Doctor and chemist. Medical Practitioners from Myall Medical Practice visit daily Monday - Friday. A Physiotherapist visits weekly and Podiatrist visits 6 weekly.
Pre- Admission Requirements
The Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) assesses persons for eligibility for admission, for both permanent and respite placement, to Ningana. Before a person can be admitted to Ningana, it is required that a copy of their letter of Approval for Admission to an Aged Care Facility is received.