Pain Relief Management

Pain management guidelines to formally manage pain and provide clinical, medication and allied health support to support residents experiencing pain, this includes regular massage therapy, physiotherapy and reviews by the clinical staff for medication.

Staff work in partnership with our residents experiencing pain, as we understand pain is very personal and individual experience and those living with chronic pain often know what works best for them.

Further interventions and support can include:
  • Access to visiting specialist doctors that can assist with pain management programs

  • Heat pack or cool pack therapy

  • Music therapy – visiting 1:1 therapeutic harp session

  • Gentle exercise classes

  • Emotional support

  • Assistance with re positioning by nursing staff

  • Comprehensive lifestyle programs to assist with diversion of thoughts from chronic pain.
  • Trans-cutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) therapy