Nursing and Allied Health Services
Fully Qualified Registered Nurses on Duty 24 hours
Kankinya has fully qualified Registered Nurses on duty twenty-four hours a day, these RN’s are experienced specialists in dementia care who supply not only nursing care but also more importantly, understanding to both resident and families alike. To assist the RN is we have both Enrolled Nurses and Assistant Nurses that all hold Certificate 3 in Aged Care nursing. Kankinya has over ninety qualified and experienced staff on duty over the course of every week, which will be a comfort to our families and prospective families.
Kankinya provides onsite Physiotherapy in our Clinic Room, our Physiotherapist offers many years of experience to make your stay comfortable.
Kankinya has a Music Therapy program that functions at flexible times throughout the week, he plays some lovely old songs and is accompanied by piano, which is a real hit, the residents and staff all sing along and have a great time.
Kankinya provides a Divisional Therapy program seven days per week, our leading Therapist Kay has been with us for over twenty-five years, she knows everyone and everything that is to be known about the residents,Canberra attractions and activities. Every day there is something arranged to engage our Residents, movies, craft, gardening, bingo, reading, bowls and even table tennis for the braver sole. Our Diversional Therapists help make life enjoyable and fully cater to those with dementia and similar ailments.
Doctor on Call
Kankinya can arrange for a doctor, we have a wonderful range of General Practitioners that visit our Residents on site, it is often very difficult to get a GP if you are new to the area but we can take that worry away as well.
Kankinya has a Podiatrist available and attends the resident’s needs on an as required basis; we have a special clinic facility for this service.
Kankinya has a Dietician that ensures our seasonal menus are able to cater for all needs, should you need Gluten Free, Lactose Intolerant, Diabetic, or have Food Allergies or any other requirements, we can and will deliver meals to suit your needs.
Kankinya has a small but dedicated team of family volunteers that are a fantastic help to the Residents and staff alike, they help with meal-time, sing a longs, reading and a wide range of things to occupy the mind and body. If you would like to join the team you would be most welcome, give us a ring.