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Proserpine Nursing Home

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Arlene2698 Jan 19, 2016

The facility is looking after my mother and while the food is not what she is use too, as she prefers German style food, they try their best to accommodate her. Her room is in the old section and could do with renovations but comfortable enough.

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Ayden3328 May 26, 2015

My elderly Father is in an Aged Care Facility because of his stroke it is really hard to comment on the food, as he has too have all his meals minced because he can,t swallow. It is a upsetting to see him sitting in a wheel chair,because he can,t walk.He will be 93 next month.

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Vickie2908 Sep 18, 2014

My father was in high care in Preston

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About Proserpine Nursing Home

'Excellence in Professional Care'Proserpine Nursing Home is committed to providing the best of care for our elders in a safe, secure and homelike environment with an emphasis on quality of life.The Proserpine Nursing Home has 87 beds, including 3 couple's rooms,12 secure dementia beds, and one respite bed.

Available Rooms

Room Name

Winderemere Wing

Type

Single room + ensuite

Occupancy

12

No of rooms

0

Room size (sqm)

Single Rms = 13.7 m2

Room Description

Proserpine Nursing Home PNH has 87 beds and 12 of these are dedicated to secure dementia care. The Home is established in the residential area of Proserpine and all shops and services are within 2 Km of the Home. The buildings are set around lawns and garden areas with a gazebo central to the main lifestyle activities area. The Windermere Wing is dedicated to secure dementia care and was opened in 2003. The common areas of the wing were refurbished in 2013. It is a single story brick veneer building connected to the rest of the facility via enclosed and covered walkways. The wing is located at the southern side of the Home. All rooms have individually controlled reverse cycle air conditioning and a ceiling fan. Each room has furnishings of good quality and in good condition electric bed and bedside table over bed dining table vinyl flooring generous space for wall hangings of your choice built in wardrobes with ample hanging and storage space and discretely placed ensuite doors. Each room has a ceiling and bed light in the room and a ceiling light and vanity light in the ensuite. A comfortable day chair is provided and visitors chairs are available. Doorways are double leafed to enable easy access for lifters or for entire beds to be wheeled into activity or lounge areas. Rooms have large windows and plenty of natural light. Block out curtains allow the room to be darkened at the residents convenience. White cotton sheets and pillow slips are provided and thermal or cotton blankets are available for the cooler weather. There are crochetedquilted bed covers or you can choose to bring your own quilt or bed cover. Ensuites are over 5 m2 with non slip flooring and no steps or lips. Both rooms and ensuites are equipped with emergency call bells.

Common Areas Description

A combined loungedining room and a separate TVsitting is available to these rooms. The quality and condition of these spaces and the furniture and fittings are well maintained and in good condition. The loungedining area is a generous 89 m2 and takes advantage of large windows and double glassed doors to provide natural light and warmth in winter. Block out curtains and central air conditioning keep the room cool in summer. The lounge area has a variety of comfortable chairs from which to listen to music or engage in activities. A secure garden area with a gazebo and walking path leads off the loungedining area. Sufficient pressure relieving air chairs are available for residents who need them. Good lighting is provided in the loungedining area with independent switching to allow controlled light for any given circumstance.

The social hub of the Home is the Activities Room which is located on the southern side of the facility. It is 112 m2 and allows large numbers of residents to gather for a variety of activities including concerts yoga art and craft and residents meetings. There is covered walkway access to various grassed and garden areas and the gazebo to allow residents access to go for walks outdoors or visit friends in other parts of the facility.

Room Name

Hazelwood House Wing

Type

Single room + ensuite

Occupancy

12

No of rooms

0

Room size (sqm)

Single Rms = 15 m2

Room Description

Proserpine Nursing Home PNH has 87 beds and 12 of these are dedicated to secure dementia care. The Home is established in the residential area of Proserpine and all shops and services are within 2 Km of the Home. The buildings are set around lawns and garden areas with a gazebo central to the main lifestyle activities area. Hazelwood House is designed for residents with lower care and mobility needs and was opened in 1990. It is a single story brick building connected to the rest of the facility via enclosed and covered walkways. The wing is located at the northern side of the Home. 8 of the rooms have a front and rear entrance opening onto covered concrete floored verandas with a grassed and garden area on the northern side. The remaining 4 rooms have a front door opening onto a concrete floored veranda and a garden area. All rooms have an individually controlled box air conditioner and a ceiling fan. Each room has furnishings of good quality and in good condition electric bed and bedside table over bed dining table vinyl flooring adequate space for wall hangings of your choice built in wardrobes with hanging and storage space and discretely placed ensuite doors. Each room has two ceiling lights and a bed light in the room and a ceiling light in the ensuite. A comfortable day chair is provided and visitors chairs are available. Rooms have sliding glass windows which allow adequate natural light. Block out curtains allow the room to be darkened at the residents convenience. White cotton sheets and pillow slips are provided and thermal or cotton blankets are available for the cooler weather. There are crochetedquilted bed covers or you can choose to bring your own quilt or bed cover. Ensuites are 4 m2 with non slip flooring and no steps or lips. Both rooms and ensuites are equipped with emergency call bells.

Common Areas Description

A combined loungedining room is available to these rooms. The quality and condition of this space is good and furniture and fittings are well maintained and in good condition. The loungedining area is a generous 108 m2 and takes advantage of large windows and double glassed doors on two sides to provide natural light and warmth in winter. Block out curtains and central air conditioning keep the room cool in summer. The lounge area has a variety of comfortable chairs from which to listen to music watch TV or engage in activities. All rooms look out onto a garden area. Sufficient pressure relieving air chairs are available for residents who need them. Good lighting is provided in the loungedining area with independent switching to allow controlled light for any given circumstance.

The social hub of the Home is the Activities Room which is located on the southern side of the facility. It is 112 m2 and allows large numbers of residents to gather for a variety of activities including concerts yoga art and craft and residents meetings. There is covered walkway access to various grassed and garden areas and the gazebo to allow residents access to go for walks outdoors or visit friends in other parts of the facility.

Room Name

Whitsunday Wing Extension

Type

Single room + ensuite

Occupancy

7

No of rooms

0

Room size (sqm)

Single Rms = 20.6 m2. The couples Rm = 35.0 m2

Room Description

Proserpine Nursing Home PNH has 87 beds and 12 of these are dedicated to secure dementia care. The Home is established in the residential area of Proserpine and all shops and services are within 2 Km of the Home. The buildings are set around lawns and garden areas with a gazebo central to the main lifestyle activities area. The Whitsunday Wing Extension was opened in February 2011. It is a single story brick veneer building connected to the original Whitsunday Wing. This wing is located on the north side of the facility. One room is designed for a couple and has privacy screens a larger floor area and shared ensuite. The three north facing rooms have a generous sized outdoor patio with a table and two chairs and room for pot plants. Rooms have individually controlled reverse cycle air conditioning and ceiling fans. Each room has modern furnishings of a very high quality and in excellent condition electric bed and bedside table over bed dining table vinyl flooring generous space for wall hangings of your choice built in wardrobes with ample hanging and storage space and discretely placed ensuite doors. Each room has two ceiling lights an over bed light and a floor level night light located next to the bed. Ensuites have a ceiling and vanity light and an exhaust system. A comfortable day chair is provided and visitors chairs are available. Doorways are double leafed to enable easy access for lifters or for entire beds to be wheeled into activity or lounge areas. Rooms have large windows and plenty of natural light. Block out curtains allow the room to be darkened at the residents convenience. White cotton sheets and pillow slips are provided and thermal or cotton blankets are available for the cooler weather. There are crochetedquilted bed covers or you can choose to bring your own quilt or bed cover. Ensuites are over 6 m2 with non slip flooring and no steps or lips. Both rooms and ensuites are equipped with emergency call bells.

Common Areas Description

Combined loungedining and a kitchenette are available to these rooms. The quality and condition of these spaces and the furniture and fittings are well maintained and in good condition. The loungedining area is a generous 95 m2 and takes advantage of extensive windows providing natural light and warmth in winter. Block out curtains and central air conditioning keep the room cool in summer. The lounge area has a variety of comfortable chairs from which to listen to music or watch the large screen TV. A large garden area with a walking path leads off the main entrance to the loungedining area. Sufficient pressure relieving air chairs are available for residents who need them. Extensive lighting is provided in each loungedining area with independent switching to allow controlled light for any given circumstance. The social hub of the Home is the Activities Room which is located on the southern side of the facility. It is 112 m2 and allows large numbers of residents to gather for a variety of activities including concerts yoga art and craft and residents meetings. There is covered walkway access to various grassed and garden areas and the gazebo to allow residents access to go for walks outdoors or visit friends in other parts of the facility.

Room Name

Whitsunday Wing

Type

Single room + ensuite

Occupancy

1

No of rooms

12

Room size (sqm)

Single Rms = 20.6 m2. The couples Rm = 35.0 m2

Room Description

Proserpine Nursing Home PNH has 87 beds and 12 of these are dedicated to secure dementia care. The Home is established in the residential area of Proserpine and all shops and services are within 2 Km of the Home. The buildings are set around lawns and garden areas with a gazebo central to the main lifestyle activities area. The Whitsunday Wing was opened in 2000. It is a single story double brick building connected to the Whitsunday Wing Extension and the rest of the facility via enclosed and covered walkways. The wing is located at the eastern side of the Home. All rooms have an outdoor patio with a table and two chairs and room for pot plants. Rooms are centrally reverse cycle air conditioned. Each room has modern furnishings of good quality and in good condition electric bed and bedside table over bed dining table vinyl flooring generous space for wall hangings of your choice built in wardrobes with ample hanging and storage space and discretely placed ensuite doors. Each room has a ceiling light in the room and ensuite. A comfortable day chair is provided and visitors chairs are available. Doorways are double leafed to enable easy access for lifters or for entire beds to be wheeled into activity or lounge areas. Rooms have large windows and plenty of natural light. Block out curtains allow the room to be darkened at the residents convenience. White cotton sheets and pillow slips are provided and thermal or cotton blankets are available for the cooler weather. There are crochetedquilted bed covers or you can choose to bring your own quilt or bed cover. Ensuites are over 5 m2 with non slip flooring and no steps or lips. Both rooms and ensuites are equipped with emergency call bells.

Common Areas Description

Combined loungedining and a kitchenette are available to these rooms. The quality and condition of these spaces and the furniture and fittings are well maintained and in good condition. The loungedining area is a generous 95 m2 and takes advantage of extensive windows providing natural light and warmth in winter. Block out curtains and central air conditioning keep the room cool in summer. The lounge area has a variety of comfortable chairs from which to listen to music or watch the large screen TV. A large garden area with a walking path leads off the main entrance to the loungedining area. Sufficient pressure relieving air chairs are available for residents who need them. Extensive lighting is provided in each loungedining area with independent switching to allow controlled light for any given circumstance. The social hub of the Home is the Activities Room which is located on the southern side of the facility. It is 112 m2 and allows large numbers of residents to gather for a variety of activities including concerts yoga art and craft and residents meetings. There is covered walkway access to various grassed and garden areas and the gazebo to allow residents access to go for walks outdoors or visit friends in other parts of the facility.

Room Name

Crystalbrook Wing

Type

Single room + ensuite

Occupancy

44

No of rooms

0

Room size (sqm)

Single Rms = 18.55 m2. Two couples Rms = 20.2 m2

Room Description

Proserpine Nursing Home PNH has 87 beds and 12 of these are dedicated to secure dementia care. The Home is established in the residential area of Proserpine and all shops and services are within 2 Km of the Home. The buildings are set around lawns and garden areas with a gazebo central to the main lifestyle activities area. Crystalbrook is a new wing opened in July 2012. It is a two story brick veneer building linked by an elevator and located at the eastern end of the facility. Two rooms are designed for couples and have privacy screens a larger floor area and shared ensuite. Rooms have individually controlled reverse cycle air conditioning and ceiling fans. Each room has modern furnishings of a very high quality and in excellent condition electric bed and bedside table over bed dining table vinyl flooring generous space for wall hangings of your choice built in wardrobes with ample hanging and storage space and discretely placed ensuite doors. Each room has two ceiling lights an over bed light and a floor level night light located next to the bed. Ensuites have a ceiling and vanity light and an exhaust system. A comfortable day chair is provided and visitors chairs are available. Doorways are double leafed to enable easy access for lifters or for entire beds to be wheeled into activity or lounge areas. Rooms have generous window spaces and natural light. Block out curtains allow the room to be darkened at the residents convenience. White cotton sheets and pillow slips are provided and thermal or cotton blankets are available for the cooler weather. There are crochetedquilted bed covers or you can choose to bring your own quilt or bed cover. Ensuites are over 5 m2 with non slip flooring and no steps or lips. Both rooms and ensuites are equipped with emergency call bells.

Common Areas Description

Combined loungedining kitchenettes and readinggames rooms are available on each floor. The quality and condition of these spaces and the furniture and fittings are as good as new. The loungedining areas are a generous 88 m2 and take advantage of full length windows providing natural light and warmth in winter. A piano is located in the downstairs lounge area. Electronic controlled blinds provide protection from the summer sun. Dining tables are scalloped to allow easy access for wheelchairs and the lounge areas have a variety of comfortable chairs from which to listen to music or watch the large screen TVs. Sufficient pressure relieving air chairs are available for residents who need them. Extensive lighting is provided in each loungedining area with independent switching to allow controlled light for any given circumstance. 20 m2 kitchenettes are located on each floor for the convenience of residents and visitors. They are equipped with teacoffee making facilities a coffee machine downstairs fridges cupboards bench space seating and bi-fold doors to allow for privacy or a small private gathering. A 25 m2 readinggames room is provided on each floor with adequate chairs tables and bookshelves. There is a large balcony for each floor on the eastern side of the building and a small balcony over the entrance to the south.

The social hub of the Home is the Activities Room which is located on the southern side of the facility. It is 112 m2 and allows large numbers of residents to gather for a variety of activities including concerts yoga art and craft and residents meetings. There is covered walkway access to various grassed and garden areas and the gazebo to allow residents access to go for walks outdoors or visit friends in other parts of the facility.

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