Permanent Care at McLean Care® is about giving you a feeling of comfort and security. You may be independent and self-sufficient, or feel like you need quite a bit of assistance in your everyday life – whatever level of support you feel you need, McLean Care® is here to help you. You make decisions about your day-to-day living, service options and the level of assistance you would like from us.
Whether planned or in response to an unforeseen emergency, McLean Care® can offer you flexible and responsive solutions that suit your lifestyle and needs. Our range of respite care options includes:
• Own-home respite: provided in your loved one’s home, and can range from a few hours to a few days.
• Flexible respite: provided in a range of settings and uses a mix of service types, including own home care, day outings, social or recreational activities.
• Residential respite: provided at our residential facilities in Inverell and may include outings, social or recreational activities.
• Emergency respite: provided in a range of settings including own home care and residential care and can range from a few hours to a few days.
At McLean Care®, we have a very flexible, person-centred approach that enables us to carter for our seniors living with Dementia. We focus on what makes you happy, and your strengths and abilities, and we strive to provide support that inspires and enables you to live a life of independence and wellbeing in comfort and safety. McLean Care® encourages friends and family to be actively involved as equal partners in all decisions so that you can create a life for you that you want.
Palliative Care is multidisciplinary team care. The Mclean Care® Palliative Care Team is highly skilled and equipped, dedicated and compassionate, and the best in the region. Our aim is to provide support for you to live as comfortably and actively as possible whilst we support your individual needs.
> Approved by Australian Government to provide aged care services
> Accredited high standard of care
> Award winning, professional, trained staff
> All staff hold current police checks
> Non-profit organisation with no religious affiliation
> Experienced rural and regional provider
> Provide innovative, technological care solutions
At McLean Care®, the most important thing is that you are at the centre of your own care, and that you make the choices about your day-to-day living and experiences. We’re so sure you will enjoy your life with us, and all the freedoms that come with that, because we are always looking for ways to make your day - from the many social outings available, and leisure, lifestyle and wellness activities, to fun activities in the home and garden, community visitors and entertainers.
If you love being busy and involved, we’ve got so many things for you to experience. If you appreciate a bit of peace and quiet from time-to-time, then we’ve got some beautiful, tranquil spaces for you to enjoy.
Partaking in and sharing a meal is one of the most fundamental and significant influences on our everyday enjoyment of life. In the busy environment of the McLean Care® kitchen, we ensure that our staff have ready access to best practice nutrition information for all the special diet needs of our residents.
The McLean Care® hospitality team focuses on the key areas of menu planning for a balanced diet and optimal nutrition that is enjoyable, catering to individual needs, understanding swallowing difficulties and modified food textures, the dining environment and social engagement, and resident independence, oral health, and food and nutrition for those living with dementia.
Our mission is to make a meaningful and profound difference in your life every day. At our homes, we offer a comprehensive range of flexible, supported and monitored programmes, therapies, services and activities.
We will work closely with you to create health, wellness and social opportunities that can be tailored to your unique gifts, interests, and healthy living goals. However you would like us to support you, we will be guided by your aspirations and abilities to create and deliver a plan that is completely unique and individual to you, focused on your reablement and independence.
We’re here to help you every step of the way. From working out the right type of care you'll need, to guiding you through the aged care application process and working out what you can afford and what you can expect. Let’s get you started – give us a call – we’re great listeners!
Finding the right care and services is a step-by-step process. Choosing the right care can seem complicated and difficult to know where to start. That’s why we’ve put together some practical advice to guide you through the aged care process so that you can start receiving the help you need sooner.
No-one likes to think of themselves as getting ‘old’, but honestly, the sooner you start thinking about your time beyond retirement, the more choices you’ll realise you have, and the more prepared you’ll feel. It’s all about planning ahead, and making decisions about how you want to live your life so you can stay in control of your future. So, there's no time like the present