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Wami Kata

Old Folks Home Inc.

Commonwealth funded Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Provider

For further information about Wami Kata and its services email or phone us today.
Perspective residents, family members or referring services can obtain a DVD about Wami Kata on request by contacting us if unable to visit.

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Interactive Learning Modules

Interactive learning modules have been developed to help all involved in providing assistance, support and care to residents of Wami Kata and elderly indigenous peoples.

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Discussion Forum

Use the Discussion Forum to talk about all aspects of Care and Services provided at Wami Kata with particular focus on culture differences. We would like to share ideas and network with peers.

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Wami Kata Care

Wami Kata Old Folks Home Inc. is a commonwealth funded Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Provider.

Wami Kata provides 32 residential beds including respite care.

Continuing Care

Founded in the early 1960’s by Umeewarra Mission, Wami Kata is situated on the Davenport Community, approximately two and half kilometers north of Port Augusta.

Structure

Wami Kata is an independent Association which is non-profit, overseen by an elected Board of Management with daily operations managed onsite.

Quality of care

Wami Kata staff provide a high quality of care to residents in a culturally appropriate setting. Wami Kata is committed to quality improvements enhancing the facility and improving the comfort and lives of residents.

About Us

As an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care provider Wami Kata must demonstrate all operations meet quality accreditation standards, much the same as other aged care facilities throughout Australia. In 2015 Wami Kata Old Folks Home Inc. met all nine standards, a credit to its staff and management.

The residents of Wami Kata come from a range of varying backgrounds and communities throughout Australia. This diversity is also reflected in staffing levels as 77% of staff at Wami Kata are Aboriginal descent from different communities, which supports cultural care and safety of residents.

Wami Kata Care

Wami Kata main Street

Our mission is to provide the best service and care.

Wami Kata has a Manager who reports to the Board of Management. The health care team comprises of a Clinical Care Manager, Care Coordinator, Enrolled Nurses and Personal Care Attendants. Wami Kata works closely with medical and allied health professionals from Pika Wiya Health Service and other specialist as required. Traditional healers also visit Wami Kata residents when required.

In 2015 Wami Kata Old Folks Home Inc. met all nine standards, a credit to its staff and management.

Quality Review Report

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Wami Kata Team

The Team

There are many things which make the Wami Kata team a great asset to the organisation. Many staff of Wami Kata are multi skilled and bilingual. Wami Kata staff are committed to providing quality aged care in a culturally appropriate setting. This is what makes Wami Kata a great place to be whether it be residential, respite or palliative care.

Wami Kata also provides community care to enable you to stay at home for longer. A services package can be tailored to suit your individual needs and requirements.

Wami Kata

Wami Kata Old Folks Home Inc. is a commonwealth funded Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Provider. Founded in 1962 by Umeewarra Mission, Wami Kata has taken many forms over the years. Today however, it is an independent Association which is non profit, managed by a Board of Management.

Residential Beds

Wami Kata provides 32 residential beds including respite care. Five Community Aged Care Packages are also available to Davenport Community and near by Port Augusta. These can be tailored to suit individual needs.

Wami Kata is committed to quality improvements enhancing the facility and improving the comfort and lives of residents.

High Quality Care

Wami Kata staff provide a high quality of care to residents in a culturally appropriate setting. Our clinical team consist of a Care Manager, Care Coordinator and Enrolled Nurses who work with our dedicated carer’s providing client focused care.

Learning, Sharing and Educating

Our mission is to provide the best service, care and match
for residents of Wami Kata and elderly indigenous peoples.
Wami Kata Residents

Discussion Forum

Use the Discussion Forum to talk about all aspects of Care and Services provided at Wami Kata with particular focus on culture differences.
Wami Kata Our Tree

On-line Education

These interactive learning modules have been developed to help all involved in providing assistance, support and care to residents of Wami Kata and elderly indigenous peoples.

Our Services

Our mission is to provide the best service, care and match
for you and your family

Contact Details

Bartlett Parade
Davenport Community
PO Box 221
Port Augusta SA 5700

 

Telephone: (08) 8641 1233
Facsimile: (08) 8642 3653
Email: administrator@wamikata.org.au

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