Aged care diversional therapy

Programs to keep our residents active and engaged

Our diversional therapy program is designed to keep residents active and engaged, offering various stimulating recreation and leisure activities that enhance their overall well-being. These tailored programs provide a supportive environment, promoting social interaction and a positive lifestyle for our residents.

200 care minutes per day

Our diversion therapy program is a cornerstone of our commitment to residents' emotional and physical health. Led by an experienced diversional therapist, our program encompasses a range of creative activities tailored to enhance the overall well-being of residents. These activities provide entertainment and promote a healthy lifestyle, promoting social connections and helping relieve stress.

Our diversional therapists at Oxa Care are dedicated to fostering a stimulating and enjoyable environment for residents. Through carefully curated activities such as arts and crafts, games, and social events, residents can actively participate and maintain a sense of purpose, ultimately contributing to an improved quality of life. 

The program is designed to be inclusive, ensuring that residents with diverse interests and abilities find activities that resonate with them, creating a holistic approach to care.

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Hair and beauty services

We offer hairdressing and manicurist services on-site, providing residents with personalised grooming and relaxation services.

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Large modern rooms

Our rooms are 50% larger, on average, than other aged care homes across Melbourne and feature modern amenities. 

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Recreation activities

Recreation and leisure activities

We offer a number of activities to keep residents engaged, including social morning teas, arts and crafts sessions and exercise classes.

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"The staff at OxaCare are wonderful looking after my Mum. She is well looked after and she loves it there. Plenty of activities for her to do which she loves. The staff always keep me updated with Mum which I'm grateful for."

Dorothy McPhan

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Why choose Oxa Care?

Choose Oxa Care for excellence in the aged care sector, where our dedicated team ensures residents lead their best lives through personalised and compassionate care. With a commitment to fostering a supportive environment, Oxa Care stands out for creating a community where residents can truly feel at home.

35+ years of experience

With 35+ years of experience, Oxa Care is a trusted provider, delivering high-quality care and services, prioritising residents' well-being with a rich history of commitment and dedication.

In-depth care plans

Oxa Care's custom in-depth care plans empower residents to maximise their own abilities, ensuring personal satisfaction and tailored support for a fulfilling living experience.

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Quality rooms at affordable prices

Oxa Care recognises that choosing an aged care home is a significant financial and emotional decision. We assist families in determining the most suitable pricing option for their loved ones, offering rooms priced 33% cheaper in daily fees compared to other aged care homes in Melbourne.

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$71,500 once off + $97.80/day

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Frequently asked questions

We get asked many questions about our diversion therapy services, so we’ve provided the answers to some of our most asked questions.

What is the point of diversion therapy in aged care?

The purpose of diversion therapy in aged care is to engage residents in meaningful and stimulating activities that enhance their overall well-being, providing mental and emotional stimulation and reducing boredom or stress.

What are some common diversion therapy activities?

Common diversion therapy activities at Oxa Care include art and music programs, recreational games, gardening, and interactive social events, offering residents various enjoyable and engaging options.

How is diversion therapy made accessible for those with cognitive impairments?

Diversion therapy for those with cognitive impairments at Oxa Care is carefully tailored, incorporating sensory stimulation, reminiscence activities, and simplified interactive programs to cater to each individual's unique needs and abilities.

How does Oxa Care determine the most suitable therapy for each resident?

Oxa Care determines the most suitable diversion therapy for each resident through personalised assessments, considering their interests, cognitive abilities, and overall health. Our dedicated team collaborates closely to create tailored plans that promote optimal engagement and well-being.

How can family members support diversion therapy for their elderly loved ones?

Family members can support diversion therapy for their elderly loved ones by actively participating in care planning discussions, providing insights into their loved one's preferences, and engaging in joint activities during visits to enhance the overall effectiveness of the therapy.

The benefits of diversion therapy

Diversion therapy offers many benefits, including boosting self-esteem and effectively managing mood swings among residents. Engaging in diverse and stimulating activities enhances residents' emotional well-being and creates a positive and interactive community atmosphere. The multifaceted advantages of diversion therapy make it a valuable component of our approach, promoting residents' mental health and overall quality of life.

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We’re always updating our therapy programs to provide even more value to our residents. Find out what we’re doing by reading the articles below.

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