Nursing Home – High Care
Visiting Medical Practitioners, professional allied health staff and specialist nursing staff provide care to residents requiring a high level of care.
Nursing Home Accommodation
Thompson House – 30 beds – Upgraded 2000
Ellery House – 60 beds
People living in residential accommodation at Castlemaine Health are encouraged to be active in recreation and lifestyle pursuits including their individual interests, social life and participation in the wider community. There is an individual recreation program for each residential unit that aims to meet the needs of individuals and groups. The program is responsive to resident input and encourages families, friends and community members to participate. Activities include outings, exercises, music and performance, games, celebrating special events, shopping, social activities, community activities, art and craft, lifestory and cooking/food events. The program also provides 1:1 support, particularly for new residents to assist settling in to the residential environment.