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Bill Glasheen, John Loncar

Each room is air-conditioned, includes bar fridge, flat-screen TV, individual spacious ensuites and wifi capability. The wing also includes spacious living spaces for the enjoyment of our residents, families and their guests. Whilst this is ‘premium’, it is still affordable with flexible options of payments available. The home is a Charitable Trust, so is willing to look after any person regardless of their needs or financial situation. Of course, the benefits you would expect of a quality aged care home are there too – all residents have access to allied health services including

Dorothea Fleming, Catherine Bakker (Diversional Therapist)

THE GOOD SHEPHERD HOME RECENTLY COMPLETED STAGE 1 OF ITS PINNACLES HOUSE DEVELOPMENT, A MODERN NEW BUILDING WITH 90 BEDS OVER THREE LEVELS. physiotherapy, podiatry, speech therapy and occupational therapy, regular outings are scheduled, there is an on-site gym, a listening ear in the Home’s Chaplain and a variety of interesting activities. Specialist dementia care is also available. The Good Shepherd Home staff understand that the decision to enter into residential care can be a distressing time

for both a resident and their loved ones, and emphasise that they are available to assist with the transition. Of course, it’s not uncommon for people to feel a sense of loss; sometimes it can be separation from loved ones, familiar surrounds, and community, or the realisation that they are no longer independent. Families too, often have very real feelings of sadness and grief. According to The Good Shepherd team, many of the residents’ families are pleasantly surprised at how quickly their loved one starts referring to The Good Shepherd as ‘home’. Tours of Pinnacle House’s Premium Rooms and The Good Shepherd Home are available by appointment.

The Good Shepherd Home 565 University Road, Annandale 4772 9900 Dorothea Fleming, Dorothy Lawrence, Monica Keown

DUOMagazine April 2017


DUO Magazine April 2017  

Every month, DUO captures the unique spirit of our region and grabs the attention of our community. We’ve been doing it for a decade, making...