| Fulfillment of a total
community care function which ensures the provision of the
highest standards of care possible with the resources available.
Regular evaluation of these services will be carried out.
Making provision for the education of staff, patients and
the community for the promotion of health, prevention of disease
and the improvement of patient care.
Encouragement of staff development by fostering a climate
conducive to the professional development and fulfillment
of individual staff potential.
Provide the concept of total care, ensuring that the individual
needs of the community are met within the available facilities
and resources of the institution.
Provide appropriate acute and emergency long-term care for
the community of Heywood and district.
Act as a referral agency to other health facilities, where
appropriate, after initial assessment.
Provide a safe and secure health service environment.
Employ adequate numbers of appropriately qualified and experienced
staff to maintain high quality care.
Staff Education and Development
Provide and encourage participation in educational programs
for all levels of staff.
Acknowledge the worth of the staff and maintain a climate
conducive to the statement of job satisfaction.
Residential Aged Care
To provide a safe and secure aged care residential program,
which values the privacy, individuality and independence
Community Health Program:
To provide domiciliary and supportive care.
Follow up of discharged hospital patients.
To provide counseling and crisis intervention.
To support other welfare agencies in case of natural or other
To work in liaison with other agencies.
To provide ongoing education and information necessary to
promote the healthier lifestyle.
To support local schools in implementation of health