If you are weighing up the pros and cons of aged care living, here’s nine reasons why you should consider a mecwacare nursing home.
A welcoming community
Our homes offer a real sense of community, with friendly and welcoming staff and residents. This welcome is extended to family members and others who care about you. Our welcoming approach is part of everything we do and is at the heart of life in all our homes.
Nutritious and delicious food cooked fresh by on-site chefs daily is a service that is essential to ageing well. Our food experts recognise the cultural backgrounds and dietary needs of every member of the mecwacare family so enjoyment in food and dining continues.
We differ by having Registered Nursers lead our care and support teams around the clock at every home. Relax, knowing you or your loved one is well cared for and has mecwacare’s expertise at their fingertips.
Vibrant lifestyle programs
Our lifestyle programs are curated to stimulate, entertain and foster a sense of belonging. Our activities reflect the diversity and needs of our residents – such as learning new skills, staying in touch with the wider world, reaching for new goals, adapting to changes in physical and cognitive function, or simply relaxation.
Safe and secure environment
To keep you or your loved one safe, mecwacare’s homes are fitted with a range of safety systems. These include CCTV, security alarms and 24-hour emergency response systems. Most importantly, know that our staff will give you and your loved one great comfort.
A reliable provider
With more than 60 years’ experience, we are one of Australia’s most reliable aged care providers. We have earned our reputation for excellence. Our communication is always empathetic and thoughtful. Our partnerships are honest and fair. We are always listening and learning – and we are committed to continuous improvement.
Experienced and caring staff
Qualified and trained staff work to very high standards for every resident. Our four values: Caring, Accountable, Respectful and Ethical drive everything we do to support our residents.
Comprehensive training is delivered in-house to maintain our high standards and ensure we continue to comply and deliver quality services.
It’s all about you. As a not-for-profit organisation, we invest resources back into your care and services. Our focus is to achieve the best results for you, our resident.
With 14 aged care homes across Victoria, mecwacare offers respite care, permanent care, dementia care, palliative care and advance care planning within a safe and therapeutic environment.
We prepare tailored care plans that evolve as your care needs change over time.