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Welcome to Booroongen Djugun Limited
Residential Care

About Us

Booroongen Djugun Aged Care Facility is a unique residential Aged Care facility located in Greenhill, Kempsey on the Mid North Coast of NSW. The facility was officially opened in early 1997 and offers High Care Home, Hostel and Dementia Specific secure beds.

Booroongen Djugun Aged Care Facility was established to provide care to Aboriginal and, non Indigenous frail, aged and people with disabilities, who can no longer live independently in the community.

Each resident at Booroongen Djugun Aged Care Facility is individually assessed and their care delivered in a professional and caring manner. Our facility is unique and offers a high standard of care to all residents.

Vision Statement

"Our Elders are the living guardians of the Aboriginal culture and heritage. If we are to preserve our cultural heritage, we must create an environment both in our community and in our residential care, that is conducive to our Elders spiritual, psychological, social and emotional well-being."

Gary Morris, OAM, Chief Executive Officer

Mission Statement

Booroongen Djugun Management and Staff seeks:-

  • To provide to all residents the highest possible standard of Aged Care, in a happy, secure environment, cared for by competent, concerned professionals.
  • To encourage residents to participate in decision-making and to develop their individual personalities.
  • To encourage residents living at Booroongen Djugun to regard it as their home, where they are happy to receive their relatives and friends
Services 

Booroongen Djugun Aged Care Facility employs over 70 Indigenous and Non Indigenous trained Care Staff including Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Aged Care Workers, Personal Care Attendants, Recreational Activities Officers and Ancillary Workers.

Our services include emergency 24 hour nurse call, a full range of pharmaceutical services, a visiting hairdresser, massage therapy, foot spa and aromatherapy, resident’s choice of Doctor and a multidisciplinary health team approach.

All meals are provided and the choice of menus have been developed in consultation with a dietician.

We also launder all clothing and linen on site.

Accommodation

All rooms are single and have built in wardrobes, bed, bedside table and curtains provided. Other features include:

Other common facilities include:

Activities

We have an extensive entertainment program, with visiting acts and groups from volunteer and paid associations, bus trips and outings

The Facility includes traditional areas with cultural significance, such as the Goanna pond and areas of still water

Destination walks

A serpent park of bush medicines and bush tucker area available for residents to enjoy.

If you would like any further information please contact the Director of Care.

Contact Us

Booroongen Djugun Limited acknowledges the Traditional Owners, the Dunghutti Nation, on whose land we meet, share, live and work. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and extend our respect to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples from all Nations of this land.

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