The apartment in Groenwilgers consists of one large bedroom, a bathroom with a shower and a toilet, a walk-through kitchenette, and a spacious living room with a beautiful view of the Mooi River.
The apartments are connected on the inside by a common corridor equipped with a handrail that allows safe, indoor movement to the dining room, care unit, and other apartments. The communal corridor also enables the delivery of 24-hour services within the apartments.
Each apartment is connected to the care unit via an intercom. Each resident receives a panic button that can be used in emergencies. Nursing staff are on duty 24 hours a day and may be contacted at any time for assistance.
Groenwilgers is a member of the Cachet Park City Improvement District (CID) which provides security services to Groenwilgers in collaboration with Mooi Rivier Protection Services. These include a number of cameras, 24-hour monitoring as well as an armed response force.
The following services are included in the monthly charge:
Nursing staff are available 24 hours a day. This includes ongoing general supervision of the resident’s health, advice to his / her doctor, consultation regarding health problems as well as help and advice regarding medication.
Staff also take blood pressure, do blood sugar tests, urine tests, take and handle samples (urine and blood, etc) and give injections (excluding injection and syringe). They also take care of residents’ nails and feet, do periodic rounds and supervision when a resident is ill and handle emergencies.
Three-hour cleaning service:
This includes washing dishes, making beds, and cleaning baths/showers, basins, and toilets, as well as washing floors, vacuuming carpets, dusting and polishing furniture, cleaning ornaments, sweeping floors, emptying bins, wiping dirty spots from walls, and washing windows when needed.
Tasks must be completed within 3 hours and residents provide all cleaning supplies, broom, shovel, duster, and bucket for use in the apartment.
The service includes the weekly washing and ironing of normal clothing and bedding of the resident(s).