Park Care Centre, established 1961, provides comprehensive-Holistic Chronic-24-hr residential Nursing-Care, and Palliative-(end-of-life)-Care to 320 predominantly older, mainly chronically sick/frail individuals
215 of total of 320 Residents are of poor/sub-economic status and sponsored by Park Care
The resident population consists of persons of diverse backgrounds, racial groups, languages, religions, cultures and income groups
24hr Long-term Specialist-&-Professional Nursing Services are provided by Professional Nursing Sisters, Proficient Staff Nurses & Enrolled Nurses plus Trained Care Workers (permanent and contract workers) to 320 residents with conditions like:
Age-related general-frailty Cancer
Genetic-Disorders eg. Huntington’s & Motor Neuron Disease
Permanent-Comas; Persons with tracheas and tube feeding
We have 104 Residents identified with advanced Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and other related conditions, who are thriving in the long term nursing care of the Forget-Me-Not-section, our specialised secure unit on the premises, expressly designed for persons who have are diagnosed with these conditions
The Social Work Team- Senior Social-Worker, Social-Worker, 3 x Social-Auxiliary-Workers. Services available to residents, family, and community members
-Group Care e.g. laughter therapy, discussion groups etc.
-Recruitment, orientation, training and mobilization of individual & groups of volunteers (including School Volunteer Programs)
-Management of community based services (underprivileged-poor Vrededorp community Home Based Care Programme)
-Facilitation of the comprehensive Active Aging program for the enhancement of residents’ overall well-being
-Rehabilitation Services- Post-Operative and Post–Injury Care Services are available. The Physio, Occupational Therapist, Biokineticists and Speech Therapist/ Audiologist all make their outstanding services available to residents
The allotting of your support, manifests the intense privilege to being strengthened and equipped consistently in order to fulfill and accomplish its mission to larger capacities, in its commission to enrich the quality of life for the old, weak and/or sick (sometimes poor at that as well) person, who can never be independent or rehabilitated, who can no longer contribute to the financial market, who will need help and care until they pass away, who predominantly is last on countless patrons’ lists of beneficiaries.
Your seal of approval will unquestionably open new doors for further progressive opportunities of support, that will respectively substantiate the indispensable and warranted continuation of this fundamental 24/7 Residential Nursing Care Facility – safeguarding the high standard quality service we offer, retaining, nurturing and fostering Park Care Centre as an indispensable Establishment and in effect, increasingly be advantageous to the effective Home Based Care Project in the adjacent neighborhood of Vrededorp (sponsored by Park Care Centre).