Co-location of health care services and aged care facilities will directly benefit communities in regional and remote NSW:
  • detailed planning and consultation are guided by community needs
  • multipurpose Services deliver new tailor-made facilities or partnerships with existing residential aged care providers
  • facilities are resident and patient-focused, responsive to community needs
  • locations offer better integration of services with other health care professionals and providers
  • flexibly in use of inpatient beds to provide various categories of care
  • safe, functional and home-like environments for residents
  • community, staff, residents and patients are involved to ensure fit for purpose facilties in each locality.