Sussex Healthcare has 25 years of experience serving the community and the needs of those who face challenges. Following a person centered philosophy, the mission for Sussex is to meet the needs of individuals with a customized care plan.
Care for the Elderly
Sussex Healthcare provides a safe and nurturing environment for those of the older population. The trained staff, including nurses and doctors, provide support and also stimulation to keep the mind active as well as the body. The facilities maximize the physical, intellectual, emotional and social capacity of seniors. With respite or residential care and 24 hour nurses available, Sussex can meet the specific needs of any client. Activities such as arts and crafts, puzzles and music and movement keep the loved one busy and their mind engaged. There is also a diverse range of therapy opportunities such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy and reflexology. Trained chefs ensure that meals are delicious as well as balanced and nutritious.
Due to the increased age in the population, dementia care has become a relevant issue in many families. Sussex Healthcare believes that all clients should live an active life so they provide stimulating and supporting options. Their person-centered focus respects each individual and customizes care plans for their specific needs. The Sussex facilities are specially designed to provide comfort and stability for dementia sufferers. There are key areas dedicated to assisting recall with memory boxes and familiar things. Twenty four hour care is available and dementia care training is given to all staff on an ongoing basis.
Sussex Healthcare also has capabilities to serve those with neurological or acquired brain injury needs. They are equipped to treat such chronic diseases as Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s or Acquired Brain Injury with Spinal Cord Lesions. They have in-house physiotherapists, speech and language therapy, and reflexology. The 24 hour care ensures the safety but independent lifestyle that these clients so desire. Sussex works closely with nearby hospitals such as The National Hospital for Neurology in Queen’s Square.
The Sussex Healthcare has specialized facilities also for a wide range of disabilities and special needs clients. They work closely with colleges and local schools to develop an educational plan that works for families. There is a 24 hourcare with the latest adaptions that support the individual as well as the family unit. Physiotherapy and other hydrotherapy rooms provide structured or leisure comfort. Day care and respite care is available.
Sussex Healthcare info: www.sussexhealthcare.org/contact-shc.html
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