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Westview Lodge Randburg Old Age Home



Overview

Thank you for your interest in Westview Lodge Randburg Old Age Home

Westview Lodge opened its doors in March 1997.

The home was purpose-built for residents requiring different degrees of nursing care; midcare, assisted living and frail care. Holiday care, day care and convalescent care are also offered.

What you can expect at Westview Lodge Randburg Old Age Home

Built in the style of an old farmhouse, Westview Lodge Randburg Old Age Home accommodates 22 residents in luxury bedsitters with bathrooms en-suite. There is a high level of comfort: rooms are equipped with private phones, automatic heaters, built-in cupboards, M-Net and all are wired for DSTV. Large patios lead onto lovely gardens specially created for elderly residents.

Residents are offered independence and companionship in a supportive environment. They are treated to delectable meals and have at their disposal a hairdresser, aromatherapist, reflexologist, podiatrist, and masseuse to pamper them.

Other activities are available to residents who wish to keep active physically and mentally, including a taxi service to shops and cinemas. An occupational therapist visits twice a weeks and designs individual activity programs. These include: flower pressing, chocolate moulding, knitting, games, and card games. Exercise classes with music are also on offer once a week.

Professional nursing is available on a 24-hour basis. Westview Lodge Randburg Old Age Home is run by matron Wilson who, in turn, is assisted by a group of dedicated nursing sisters and careworkers. A house doctor is available and visits when needed.

Innovative personnel management has ensured that the staff running the home is of the highest calibre and that nursing processes are in place. Staff is continuously trained in areas such as nursing, cleaning and food preparation as well as in more specialised areas such as team work and customer service. Westview Lodge prides itself with what it calls ‘proactive nursing’.

Imagine a home with the same features and luxuries of your own home; imagine a country retreat where you would happily want to spend a holiday… Imagine a home that offers a guilt-free option for the care of a family member…that’s Westview Lodge Randburg Old Age Home.

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Facilities

Number of beds in Midcare Assisted Living
16
Number of beds in Frailcare
6
Hairdressing
Debbie, our hairdresser, comes on Fridays
Pets allowed
unfortunately not, most retirement homes do not allow pets
Garaging
yes, we have open parking for 1-2 vehicles belonging to our residents
Transport to shops
yes, but this is arranged by appointment
Complex Security
we have electric fencing, silent panics which are connected to ADT
Wheelchair Access
our building is wheelchair friendly
Medical Doctor
We have two resident doctors
Nursing sister
Being a nursing home we have a matron and sisters. They are on duty from 7am to 7pm every day. We have nurses on duty at night
Laundry Service
Laundry service is included in our fees.
Library Service
we have a well stocked library as well a library of books on tapes
Wi Fi
Yes
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Available Accommodation

Westview Lodge Frail Care

small single room (14 sq metres) with bathroom en-suite (shower) in our semi-frail section, suitable for either a man/woman, requiring care and supervision.

Westview Lodge Randburg Retirement Home

Bed for rehab and convalescence. Ideal for rehabilitation after hip replacements, knee replacements, internal surgery, strokes, pneumonia, etc.24 hr nursing, meals, teas, laundry, activities. Physio, speech therapist, doctor, occupational therapist available on site

Westview Lodge Randburg Retirement Home

Large bedsitter with bathroom en-suite (shower), 20 sq metres, patio overlooking gardens, MNET, DSTV connection, automatic heating, private phone line, built-in cupboards. This is in our assisted living/midcare section.

Westview Lodge Randburg Retirement Home

Frail care bed, suitable for a person that is physically or mentally frail (nurse to patient ratio of 2.5)

Westview Lodge Randburg Retirement Home

Single room with bathroom en-suite (shower), in our semi-frail section 18 sqmetres, MNET, DSTV connection, automatic heating, private phone line, built-in cupboards, 24 hr nursing, 3 meals per day, laundry, room service, activities, etc