44 businesses total
- 41 Brookfield Rd Kenmore QLD 4069
- Phone - (07) 3327 1600
- 23 reviews
Apr 12, 2015
It seemed to me that people with dementia are treated as non people, that their lives are finished and as they cannot understand it alright to not put any effort into how they are dressed, what food is given to them and their emotional needs.
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May 5, 2014
I was very surprised to read the review dated April 14th related to Moonah Park dementia cottages. My husband has been a resident in the cottages for the past two years and I have found the staff very well trained, helpful and compassionate. I have found that there is a vibrant activity programme tailored specifically towards the residents individual needs and implemented by the care staff. My husband obviously enjoys these interactions and I believe they improve his quality of life greatly. I also find the staff extremely supportive to myself as a relative of a resident living with dementia. There is a regular support group for families run by the staff and this is a wonderful venue to share information and provide support for each other. Dementia is a relentless disease and being able to share with others in the same position is very helpful. I have found the menu provided for all residents to be second to none, with a great variety and allowances for individual tastes. I would not hesitate to recommend Moonah Park to any one looking to find a loving, person centred environment for their loved one with dementia.
Apr 14, 2014
Moonah Park tout themselves as a Centre of Excellence in Dementia Care (CEDC). Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. The staff are ill equipped to deal with dementia residents. They are trained only to the minimum standard required in order for the facility to meet government guidelines. My mother was left for more than a day in several instances lying in her own urine as the staff could not, or would not shower her. The food is substandard, and the cottage environment, which is designed to be a centre of stimulation and activities for the dementia residents, was devoid of activities with most residents sitting around staring at the grass outside or the walls inside. Meanwhile, 2 or more staff sat lazily behind the desk in the living room chatting to each other, or taking cigarette breaks. Awful place and please do not be fooled by the modern and inviting facade.
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