Aged Care

Services for Aged Care

Peoples Healthcare (PHCS) specialises in providing quality health care services for residents living at Aged Care Facilities and Nursing Homes. Our qualified and experienced health professionals work with keen interest in providing convenient & necessary care for your residents. Our wide range of services include Dental, Optometry, Physiotherapy/OT and Podiatry.

We are also a registered NDIS service provider, accredited to provide in-house support services for eligible residents. We provide all relevant documentation needed for accreditation including insurance, statutory declarations and police checks.

Dental 

Growing older doesn’t make it less challenging to maintain your dental health. It becomes even harder for aged Australians residing in aged care homes and nursing homes, they have greater dental hygiene needs but often there isn’t time for staff or family to ensure those needs are met.

This is where we come in. We understand that time restraints, logistics issues, and long waiting times are a reality for staff and residents at aged care homes and nursing facilities, so we send our dentists to the patients. We have a highly qualified team of dental practitioners that includes Dentists, Hygienists and assistants who work with keen interest to provide quality dental treatment to the residents at your aged care centre or nursing home.

We know you want to provide the best care possible for your residents, and we are here to help you do just that.

Services Provided Includes:

  • Dental Examination
  • Clean & Scale
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • X-rays
  • Fillings & Extractions
  • Oral hygiene instructions
  • Dentures repair and fit review

Optometry

Aging eyes go through changes quicker than younger peoples eyes do. That’s why it is important to get regular eye-examinations to ensure prescriptions are up to date and that the eyes are healthy.

We can provide this service on-site for your aged care to minimise the risk and hassle of taking your residents out of the facility.

Comprehensive Eye Examination includes;

  • Glaucoma Testing
  • Diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration
  • Checks on cataracts
  • Spectacle refraction
  • Visual acuity measurement
  • General eye health & comfort

General eye check-ups are covered by Medicare so there are no out-of-pocket costs for residents

Physiotherapy / Occupational Therapy

We are a team of experienced and dedicated professionals with expertise in providing allied health care to aged care facilities. Our physiotherapy services are designed to deliver quality physiotherapy and pain management services for the aged care residents. We go out of our way to customise and individualise our services according to the client’s requirement.

Some of our key features are:

  • Friendly and compassionate approach to understand resident’s pain management requirements
  • Fully trained and experienced team of health professionals 
  • Complete understanding of ACFI documentation, reporting and compliance
  • Dedicated admin support and regular communication
  • Comprehensive individualised resident care and on call support
  • Physiotherapist attendance in Multiple disciplinary team meetings

Services:

  • Comprehensive Physiotherapy Assessments
  • Initial functional assessments and ongoing resident care therapy plans
  • Post-operative physiotherapy interventions
  • Care Plan designing and reviews
  • Chronic Pain Management Program (ACFI 4A, 4B and 3’s) 
  • ACFI funding review and full optimization solutions
  • Mobility and rehabilitation
  • Falls and hazards risk assessment 
  • Manual handling training for residents and care staff 
  • Individual or group physiotherapy consultations and exercise programs
  • Mobility equipment handling and ordering assistance
  • Medicare and Department of Veteran affairs referrals