Laura Fergusson Trust Canterbury - Standard Service

By: Laura Fergusson Trust Canterbury  06-Dec-2011

Standard Service Components - For Each Resident

  • 24 hour supervision and support.
  • Risk Management
  • Equipment maintenance.
  • Access to advocacy, equipment and needs assessment services.
  • Support for rehabilitation and habilitation plans.
  • Access to a General Practitioner and other Support Specialists.
  • Access to personal mail, telephone and taxi services, newspapers and television.
  • Accommodation.
  • All meals, including morning, afternoon tea and supper.
  • Awareness and monitoring of general well being.
  • Basic first aid- all residential and Rehabilitation staff are trained in first aid.
  • Personal development plan.
  • Service Care plan.
  • Emergency on-call access.
  • Safety and security.
  • Encouragement and support to be involved in activities and recreational programmes in the community.
  • Liaison with familiies, support networks and other service providers - social events at home.
  • Key Support Worker.
  • Provision and laundering of bed-linen, towels and face clothes.
  • Full weekly cleaning of bedroom unit, and daily unit cleaning maintenance.
  • Medication Management.
  • Infection Control.
  • Health promotion.
  • Personal hygiene cares.

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The Laura Fergusson Trust Canterbury is an independent not-for-profit service organisation working 24/7 to enhance the lives of people who face barriers to inclusion, involvement and independence on the basis of impairment. Based in Canterbury at 279 Ilam Road, Christchurch, we have strong links with other Laura Fergusson Trusts elsewhere in New Zealand but operate independently of them.