7 October 2021 Dear Family Members Please be advised as of 9 October 2021 the VISITING HOURS for the weekend will change. The NEW revised times are 10am - 3pm (Weekends). Monday to Friday remains the same 9am - 6pm. However, please be aware that visiting times have...
Dear Residents and Relatives Today the NSW Health Department has instructed that from Monday 11 October, all visitors aged 12 years and over must have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their visit unless they can provide a COVID-19...
8 October 2021 Dear Resident's Family & Friends In relation to the current situation we are facing with COVID-19, a two day lockdown - Saturday and Sunday - has been introduced at St Andrews Nursing Home. We are taking this precaution based on the fact that there...
Why St. Andrews can provide you with quality aged care
Our mission is to provide a flexible approach to aged care and support in order to respond to the unique needs of every individual. St Andrews offers a caring and respectful environment surrounded by sub-tropical gardens in the heart of beautiful Ballina. Your needs are all catered for by our enthusiastic team.
St Andrews Residential Care was originally established in 1983. Since then, our facilities and services have expanded to keep pace with the needs of our community. Whether you are seeking independent living, residential care, dementia care, palliative care, community care or respite care, our team is by your side to assist you.
St Andrews is fully accredited. St Andrews has more than 200 staff, including nurses, care staff, community health, general services, maintenance, leisure and lifestyle, administration and volunteers – and all together with the aim to provide an environment of excellence of care.
St. Andrews also runs the Northern Rivers Aboriginal Aged Respite Service which provides a range of programs and activities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 and over, including community outings.
Our board of management meets regularly to oversee the processes and conditions within our organisation. As a team, we want you to feel safe and happy in the homely atmosphere of St Andrews.
Click here to download the December Newsletter now. Highlights include:
- A week in the life of the Business Development Officer, Kim Thomas.
- NR Aboriginal Aged Respite Service
- The Staff Soapbox with Greg.
- The Essence of St Andrews.
- Christmas Activities, lifestyle news and much more.
What People Are Saying
“We want to extend our heartfelt thank you to all the staff including kitchen, leisure and lifestyle team, care team, physiotherapists, volunteers… the list goes on, and there are far too many to name individually. We, as her family found on visiting that everyone was warm and friendly and very welcoming.”
“The Family wishes to sincerely thank everyone for their love and support during this time. In particular, they’d like to give a special thank you to the staff at St Andrews Nursing Home for the care, compassion and love shown to our mother over the last three years.”
“Good on you’s St Andrews, my dad was there and he went out like a king! The girls were so good to him. He was always smiling which was something new for him. Thank you you’re heroes.”
“To all St Andrews Staff, Thank you so very much for taking care of Dad for us. “I hope we are lucky enough to find ourselves amongst such caring people when we need it”.