Life at Livewell
At Livewell, we ensure the highest possible quality of life for our residents through a range of meticulously designed specialised care programs and activities based around the needs of each particular individual. Our tailored care facilities combine an array of activities, dedicated companions, world-class care and luxury private homes to ensure a dignified and fulfilled way of life for all of our residents affected by dementia and Alzheimer’s.
Personalised Dementia Care
Everything we do at Livewell is based solely around each individual. There are a myriad iterations of this disease which, combined with a variety of personalities, means there cannot be a one size fits all solution. Our highest commitment and utmost attention is given to each resident and our memory-care specialisation allows us to integrate our world-class, multidisciplinary team of care-providers, including: Nurses, companions, nutritionists, occupational therapists, social workers and even in-house hairstylists.
Expert Health Care
Our best in practice health care providers and facilities are a fundamental part of the Livewell offering. Access to a General Practitioner and external specialists, if required, form part of this offering, as well as an oral hygienist to ensure a holistic approach to well-being for our residents. As a guiding principle, natural, healthy interaction and stimulation will always take preference over medication at Livewell ,and for this reason a transparent, shareable medication management program has been implemented so that and your family know exactly what is being administered and when.
Beautiful Luxury Estates
Besides our personalised dementia care facilities and staff we pride ourselves on our beautiful, tranquil surroundings. Gardens that are bursting with life and colour add a welcoming and familiar environment for our residents to explore, and with special events, birthday celebrations and family visits encouraged at any time, our landscaped retreat offers the perfect backdrop. This setting is another of the myriad ways in which Livewell sees every aspect of our business as a vital component in treating our residents.
Upon admission, each resident and their family is interviewed by our occupational therapist to develop their personal activities programme and we see this as a pivotal role within our organisation and one of the first points of contact. Our therapeutic programmes ensure a memory-care focused lifestyle by actively engaging with the individual needs of our residents and addressing their unique requirements. Livewell offers social, cognitive and physical stimulation through a series of functionally rewarding activities that can be enjoyed by residents as well as day visitors. The Livewell Family is focused on providing a bouquet of care services that underpin excellence in Quality of Life, Personal Care and Activities to our residents and occupational therapy is a vital cog in our holistic approach.
Our therapeutic programs ensure a memory-care focused lifestyle by actively engaging with the individual needs of our residents and addressing their unique requirements. Livewell Estates offers social, cognitive and physical stimulation through a series of rewarding activities that can be enjoyed by residents as well as day visitors.
Upon admission, each resident and their family is interviewed by our occupational therapists in order to develop their own personalised activities and support program. Each individual’s history and needs are evaluated based around their work life, self-care and leisure and are then incorporated into their timetable. Companions are trained to expertly assist our residents with these activities and therapies through which they form friendships which become an indispensable part of our skilled care offering, adding warmth and purpose to our residents’ daily lives.
The Livewell Family is focused on providing a bouquet of care services that underpin excellence in Quality of Life, Personal Care and Activities to our residents.
Things you treasure
Besides the beautifully appointed spaces our residents enjoy, we also encourage families to tailor their suites with their own personal pictures, ornaments and furniture. Pets are not only welcome, but encouraged, allowing for a positive familiarity for them in a tranquil, relaxed setting.
There is a powerful connection between memories and food, which is why at Livewell we strive to provide the best home-cooked meals possible every single day. Our dedicated team of nutritionists, cooks and kitchen staff strive to make it just the way our residents like it, while always bearing in mind the benefits of a healthy, balanced diet.
Respite Care (Day and Holiday Care)
Over and above caring for our permanent residents, Livewell offers those suffering with dementia the opportunity to join us as day or short term visitors and to participate in our holistic and rewarding activity programmes within a safe and serene environment – all with the care of our dedicated, professional staff.
What do we offer?
- A daily activity programme with many activities and exercises to choose from.
- Support services for people with dementia and their families.
- Nutritious meals and snacks.
- Medical and health services, if required.
- Social interaction and stimulation.
- The perfect solution for caregivers with daytime commitments.
- Safe environment with freedom movement.
a Day at the Salon
For an organisation that prides itself on specialised, personalised care, the small things obviously count for us. Being treated to some pampering at the salon forms part of this holistic view. It allows our residents a calming and comforting experience with our professional groomers and hairdressers.
We provide a safe and serene environment where everyone feels included, can remain independent for longer, and can maintain a sense of choice and control over their lives. We welcome live-in spouses, encourage freedom of movement both indoors and outdoors, and are pet-friendly. Over and above this, our incredible care workers and nursing staff are the soul of our organisation. Their compassion, professionalism and dedication allows you peace of mind as they become like family members who care for your loved ones as you would.
As humans, companionship is one of our most powerful natural need states. It connects us through shared experiences, communication, laughter, and just being there for each other. Again, it is a critical aspect of Livewell’s highly developed, specialised dementia care. Our companions are those beautiful people who have a calling in life to simply help others, and give thoughtlessly of their time and energy. They are more than just individual dementia carers and specialist nurses: they are friends, allies and confidants. With this disease, we realise the value you will place on the constant care and compassion provided by our remarkable Livewell companions.