In early September, the Department of Health and Aged Care released its final draft report on the design principles and guidelines for renovating or building aged care facilities.
One of the three principles in the report was to ‘cultivate a home’.
“For people moving into our care, they don’t move into a ward, but into another home to live in during this next chapter of their life,” Ms Krebs said.
Nicole Duncan’s mother is a current resident at GHA who lives with dementia. However, before settling at GHA, Ms Duncan said the search to find a home was stressful…