Business View Australia - November-December 2015
When you drive down the street you see
this big blue wave and that’s BlueWave
The facility has taken a number of
steps to ensure the comfort of its
residents. All the four-bedroom units
have been converted to accommodate
only two residents each. This change
was implemented in November 2014.
BlueWave Living is required to undergo
an accreditation process every three
years. The most recent such exercise
was conducted in June 2015 when the
facility was awarded a perfect score
and received glowing reports from all
Dedicated and well-trained
BlueWave Living has a stringent
selection process and its staff is
recruited only after a thorough
screening and interview procedure.
The organisation’s employees include
a management team, administration
staff, registered nurses, certificate 3
and 4 nurses, cleaners and laundry,
catering and maintenance staff.
Jennifer Eddy says, ““We have over
100 staff and we are a very close-knit
community. We have a very high staff
retention and high staff morale. We are
a really happy and supportive team.
We have a reputation for being one of
the best aged care facilities. We have
a long waiting list and a lot of people
who are on that list only want to come
to BlueWave Living.
As we are a not-for-profit organisation
we put our resources back into resident
care. We get a lot of community support
and we have been able to provide
activities and services because of this.”
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