SummitCare aged care Penrith is a true home for our residents, who receive inclusive and warm care and support that celebrates the individual and their life story.
In a superb location on Sydney’s western outskirts at the base of the stunning Blue Mountains, the 95-bed aged care home in Penrith offers support including specialised dementia care on a ground level in single, double and companionship rooms. Our aged home care Magnolia wing is secure, delivering warm and professional care to 40 residents with early stage dementia and wandering tendencies.
The general common areas at SummitCare Penrith include dining and lounge spaces where residents and their visitors can relax and chat, as well as a garden and welcoming courtyard that are perfect for barbecues. Plenty of parking is available for visitors of the home care in Penrith and public transport is close by.
From delicious and nutritious fresh food cooked on site to weekly hairdressing services and a team of experienced and dedicated staff, nothing has been overlooked. Residents in Penrith receive access to our nursing team around the clock, while allied health services include physiotherapy, podiatry and speech pathology.
The activity program ranges from concerts and exercise programs to craft, the Play Up program, pet therapy and fun social barbecues.
SummitCare Penrith aged care home prides itself on the professional calibre of its home care staff, who attend regular education sessions to ensure high levels of service delivery that far exceed the required standards.
Contact SummitCare aged care home in Penrith today to arrange a tour, and live the life you want to live.
SummitCare Home Care is an alternative to residential aged care, for those who would like to remain living in their own home, surrounded by family and friends. Our Penrith in home care will ensure you can select the services that support you to live independently, delivered by caring experts who have made SummitCare’s home care a very popular service. For more details see some service examples below or visit our HomeCare page.
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SummitCare is committed to ensuring the safety of the residents, relatives, staff and volunteers in our centres. We hold a bi-monthly Work Health & Safety and Risk Management forum, and each centre has an appointed committee.
Our residential aged care homes conduct fire training for all staff members through Emcorp. Staff are trained in the use of equipment such as fire extinguishers, evacuation and general handling of an emergency fire situation. Mock fire training is also conducted, where staff practice evacuating residents under similar conditions. Aged care esidents can be involved in this training, or they may elect not to be involved.
In the residential aged care environment, outbreaks of infectious disease sometimes occur, despite the rigorous infection-control principles that are applied throughout our centres. SummitCare utilises a strict outbreak management procedure to contain the spread of infection in these situations. During outbreaks, visiting is suspended so as not to spread the infection beyond the centre. Any outbreaks are reported to the public health unit and the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency, as per our critical incident procedure.
SummitCare kitchens are fully compliant with HACCP legislation. Food is prepared in accordance with the HACCP guidelines, as well as the Food Safety Standards of Australia.
Contact SummitCare today to enquire about our aged care home in Penrith or to organise a tour.