Grutzner House is an accredited psychogeriatric nursing home catering to the needs of up to 20 residents. The uniqueness of Grutzner House is the ability to provide care for residents with specialised mental health issues and or complex challenging behaviour.
The home is located on the campus of Goulburn Valley Health on the corner of Monash Street and Graham Street in Shepparton.
Care and treatment is provided by a multidisciplinary team consisting of local GPs, Psychiatrists, Allied Health staff as well as registered nurses and enrolled nurses.
The nursing team covers care for residents 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Support is also provided by other areas of Goulburn Valley Health upon request.
The layout of the home environment comprises of three areas; two communal and dining areas plus a residents’ activity area. All residents have access to the courtyards.
There is a choice of two types of bedrooms, all are single rooms with either ensuites or shared bathrooms. The style of bedroom is dependent upon availability.
Grutzner House provides high quality individualised person centered care in a home like atmosphere. It aims to optimise the independence individuals whilst enabling freedom for people to enjoy community activities within the local area and in the home itself.
One of the features of Grutzner House is the lifestyle program. The Program is developed on a monthly basis to include the various events in the local region, and residents’ family events. Another unique and major feature of the home is the opportunity for residents to partake in a holiday each year.
Visiting hours are flexible and dependent upon each residents needs.
Accessing the Service
Admission to Grutzner House is via the Aged Person Assessment and Treatment Team (APATT) located at the Centre for Older Persons Health, Shepparton.
For further information phone: (03) 5823 6060.
The APATT team will provide an assessment and recommendations to guide people through the pathway looking to be admitted to Grutzner House.
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