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ABOUT US

Resident Information Booklet

Click Here  to download the John Curtin Aged Care Inc. Resident Handbook.

 

Mission Statement

John Curtin Aged Care is a community operated aged care organisation that provides a welcoming environment with a unique, person centred approach. Our mission is to provide responsive care for the ageing people in Creswick and District in a respectful and compassionate manner.

Vision Statement

John Curtin Aged Care provides innovative, specialised support to members of Creswick and District’s ageing community members whilst striving to remain an employer of choice. John Curtin Aged Care aims to remain the premier aged care provider of the region whilst providing our residents with a warm, friendly home.

We Value

We have one very important value at John Curtin Aged Care and that is to be resident-focused in all of our planning and activities. We demonstrate this value through:

  • Respect:
    We respect all of members of our community. Every member of our community will be treated with respect and it will be given and received between community members in a mutually beneficial manner.

    Integrity:                              
    We provide all residents with services based on our strong moral principles, JCAC will provide honest and honourable services to our residents.

    Independence:   
    JCAC provides residents with freedom and support to live as independently as possible within the structure of residential care

    Excellence:                         
    JCAC strives to provide the best possible service to all residents. John Curtin Aged Care staff and volunteers aim to deliver quality, sustainable services to all residents.

    Compassion:                      
    JCAC staff and volunteers have a deep understanding of the physical and emotional needs of residents and their families. JCAC’s staff and volunteers all share a passion for alleviating any misfortune or grief suffered by our residents.

    Fairness:                             

    JCAC provides an environment free from bias and all staff and employees are trained to provide equal treatment to all residents regardless of their individual characteristics. Fairness and equality are key to ensuring our residents live in a comfortable, safe and happy environment

Objectives

  • John Curtin maintains robust financial capacity to ensure its ability to employ adequate numbers of qualified and supported staff to provide appropriate levels of care
  • John Curtin ensures that its buildings, facilities, gardens and equipment are maintained to a high standard
  • John Curtin facilitates and encourages the ongoing involvement of families and friends in the lives of their family members
  • John Curtin is a vibrant community partner, participating in meaningful ways, for the greater good of Creswick and District
  • John Curtin provides a homelike residential environment where people are supported to live as comfortably and independently as they are able

Philosophy of Care

  • Equality of access
  • High quality relevant service delivery
  • Ageing in place, adjusting our care to resident needs
  • Commitment to quality – constantly seeking ways to deliver better services
  • Respecting and promoting diversity, embracing people of differing cultures, religions and lifestyles
  • A learning organisation, where staff are encouraged and supported to continually develop their skills and abilities
  • Supporting and enhancing social relationships and personal interests through individualised and group activities
  • Maintenance of skills and ability through appropriate diet, hydration, exercise and care

We strive to provide a welcoming environment to residents, families, friends and visitors. The care of residents is designed to maintain their quality of life and to ensure they can live with dignity and privacy in a supportive setting.

OCT
03

Annual General Meeting

Please join us to celebrate the year and to officially open our refurbished wing > read more

SEP
26

Aged care system in crisis

You may have seen reports in the media over recent days and weeks focused on instances of where care and support provided within the aged care system in Australia have fallen short of expectations. > read more

JUN
21

How Exciting

At its 10th Birthday, the Creswick and District Community Bank gave us a fantastic donation. > read more

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