The city of Melbourne provides residents an assortment of long term care options to select from with 3 community care facilities around the area. Transportation service options may be limited, making it tough to move about the city without a car or family member. According to government funded surveys there are many top nursing homes and hospitals in the nearby area.
Senior Living Amenities & Services
Some of the amenities in these care facilities that may help you feel comfortable can include:
Personal care services
Ability to have pets on premises
Doctors are on call
It is also possible to find facilities that caters to health needs. Access to on-call specialists like Speech Therapists, Podiatrists, Psychologists, and Physical Therapists can also be arranged at many long term care facilities. Some senior care facilities provide kosher meals. They may allow dogs and/or cats, arrange indoor activities, and provide parking for those who can still drive. Some long-term care facilities offer transportation (either complementary or for a nominal fee), giving your loved one the opportunity to see the city.
While not imperative, when contacting the facilities in these lists it can be valuable to have the resident's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and contacts for any questions the facility onboarding manager might have. This can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might require.