Residential Health Care FAQ

Do you provide 24 hour access to nursing staff?

Yes, we have professionally trained Staff 24/7.

Am I able to choose the GP of my choice?

Your can choose your own General Practitioner.

Am I  allowed to stay out overnight or extended periods of time?

You are free to come and go as you please but please let Staff know if you are going to be absent.

Am I able to choose my own Pharmacy?

We do prefer to deal with a certain Pharmacy but if you choose another we can accommodate this.

What are visiting hours?

There are no restriction to visiting hours but we do ask that everyone respect others privacy and quiet enjoyment.

Do I have access to other Health care providers – i.e. Podiatrist, Physiotherapist, Dietician?

Allied Health specialists are always available.

I have a pathology slip – do I need to go to pathology to have a blood test done or can it be done at Eventide?

All Pathology can be done at Eventide.

What if I need a doctor out of hours?

There is always a Doctor on call and our local Hospital has an Emergency department.

 

Can I self-administer my own medications?

Yes you can self-medicate once your GP has deemed you competent to do so and with an on-going three monthly review