Staff

Staff is rostered 24hrs a day, 7 days a week to assist residents with activities of daily living. All staff employed at Bedingfeld Park as Carers have obtained, as a minimum, their Certificate 3 in Aged Care and have provided a current national police clearance. Each resident has a call bell situated in their bedroom and ensuite to ensure assistance is close at hand if needed. Several Registered and Enrolled Nurses are employed at Bedingfeld Park. Their role is to assess resident’s care needs, develop care plans in consultation with the resident and family and provide specific clinical nursing to residents whilst providing support for carers.

Nursing staff advocate for residents with their medical practitioners to ensure the residents remain at optimum health. Residents can choose to remain with their own doctor or can be seen by the doctor from a Pinjarra surgery who visits the facility weekly. Bedingfeld Park also provides access for residents to Podiatry, Physiothery, Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals as required. Bedingfeld Park has access to other services such as the Residential Care Line and Peel, Rockingham and Kwinana Mental Health for older People service.

Activities

Bedingfeld Park employs Activity staff who, with assistance from Occupational Therapists, engage residents in activities such as craft, bingo, walks, social outings, exercises, cards, garden club, pampering, cooking and many other varied activities. There are several lounge rooms situated throughout the facility, all with large televisions. Movies from our vast collection are regularly shown.

Happy Hour is held every Friday afternoon in the main lounge, usually with entertainment provided by a variety of local groups, singers, dancers, magicians and performers.

The Activity Team are supported by several valued volunteers who assist with conducting outings and in-house activities.

Facilities Bus

Through the generosity of Lotterywest, Bedingfeld has a 20 seater Coaster bus which provides residents with a host of opportunities to get involved in community life and attend activities such as appointments, shopping, visiting other facilities and sightseeing. The bus has been modified to hold wheelchairs.

Telephone / Internet Access

Each suite has access to a telephone connection. Residents can make arrangements with Telstra to have a telephone connected to their room. The resident has their own phone number. Internet access is also available through this service.

Hairdressing Salon

Bedingfeld Park has a hairdressing salon in the facility. Experienced hairdressers visit weekly and offer a full range of hairdressing options to meet the needs of our residents.

Chapel

Bedingfeld Park has a multi-denominational chapel which is available for all residents to use. We have a monthly church service facilitated by the various church congregations in Pinjarra.

Laundry Services

Bedingfeld Park provides all bedroom and bathroom linen for residents with personal clothing being laundered in-house by our Laundry staff.