A qualified nursing sister is employed by the complex, the cost of which is included in the monthly levy. The sister will be available to advise on medical issues and emergencies and perform routine procedures such as checking blood pressure and sugar levels, changing dressings etc.
The sister oversees private caregivers of residents. She also arranges house calls by physiotherapists, medical practitioners and other practitioners as requested by residents at their own cost. She reports to family members and doctors when necessary. The security staff is trained to administer basic first aid in emergency situations and Kingshurst is linked to the speedy and efficient Guardmed ambulance services via Atlas Security.
Each apartment is fitted with a telephone system which will enable the resident to contact the sister in the case of an emergency.