Old Folks Home
Commonwealth funded Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Provider
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
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 Care Coordinator, Enrolled Nurses, Registered 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.
In 2013 Wami Kata was recognised by Port Augusta City Council who awarded the Organisation Award for Outstanding Service.
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.
Residential, Respite, Palliative Care and Home Care to nearby Davenport Community and Port Augusta.
Wami Kata provides caring qualified staff who are dedicated to providing quality care enabling elders to function to the best of their ability in a supported environment.
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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 with daily operations by the Manager.
Since 1/07/2019 Wami Kata Old Folks Home Incorporated operates under the National Quality Aged Care Standards and is NATSIFAC program.
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 Manager, Care Coordinator Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses who work with our dedicated carer’s providing client focused care.