The insurer has developed seven signposts of person-centred care to help people when touring aged care homes.
BUPA created the app in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Australia Consumer Dementia Research Network, the 7 Signposts of person-centred care support new customers to view aged care environments and the attitudes of staff from the residents’ perspective.
The signposts evaluated in the app and outlined in this brochure are:
- WELCOMING AND INVITING
- ENGAGEMENT AND ACTIVITY
- INTERACTIONS BETWEEN RESIDENTS, FAMILIES AND STAFF
- KNOWING THE PERSON AS AN INDIVIDUAL AND RESPECTING THEIR ROOM AS THEIR HOME
- GETTING AROUND
- THE CARE HOME AS A COMMUNITY
It seems the app can only be downloaded from the Australian iTunes store.