Dear Families and Visitors, The NSW Health department has updated their advice on visitors entering aged care facilities throughout NSW. This advice, including Federal Govt advice, and the current community acquired rates and test numbers in NNSW are taken into...
Dear Families and Visitors, I am sure you are aware of the CoVID-19 outbreaks in specific suburbs in Victoria. As a result St Andrews, including all other aged care facilities in NSW, have been directed by the NSW Government Chief Health Officer to deny entry of staff...
22nd June 2020 Dear Family and Friends of Residents The NSW Government has released information on the easing of restrictions in aged care facilities in NSW. St Andrews CoVID Committee reviewed these on the 22nd June 2020. The committee also reviewed the community...
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 August Newsletter now. Highlights include:
- Introducing Dale Parker – Lifestyle Co-Ordinator
- A day in the life on the front desk at st andrews
- A Day in the Life of a Volunteer Bus Driver
- National pyjama day – 17th june, 2020 and other activities.
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.”