Residential Care

Through the daily Habilitation Programs Irene Homes provides a safe, respectful and stimulating environment where the 88 woman with a mental disability can develop to their fullest extent.

Our full-time residential care program aim to support our residents to have freedom of choice and to receive the treatment, care and support that they need.

Where we strive to enable mentally disable individuals to grow to their full potential. Through the daily Habilitation Programs Irene Homes provides a safe, respectful and stimulating environment where the 88 mentally disabled women can develop to their fullest potential. These programs include, but are not limited to:

Daily Living Skills: Cooking, Communication, Money Management and Social Skills
Health: Fitness Exercises, Swimming, Athletics, Golf, Netball and Wellness Services
Recreation and Community Integration: Dance, Eisteddfod, Community trips, Theater, Art, Horse Riding, Shopping etc.

Our full-time residential care program aim to support our residents to have freedom of choice and to receive the treatment, care and support that they need. The residential care services are rendered by a multi-disciplinary team, consisting out of Social Workers, Nursing sisters, Occupational Therapist and an Occupational Therapist Technician. They work closely with other core team members like Housemothers, Care Workers, and administrative staff. Twenty seven (27), of the 88 women are accommodated in a senior house due to their age and level of dependent functioning. They require additional assistance with tasks like bathing, eating, oral hygiene, clothing, etc.

Medical services include:
Daily clinic services
Assistance with taking of prescribed medication in accordance with physician's instructions:
Bedside care for minor temporary illnesses
Referral for specialized medical attention and procedures

Irene Homes is located in the tranquil surroundings of Irene and it is here where we strive to provide a safe haven with comfortable and secure facilities for our ladies.

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