*Please note some names of residents have been changed for privacy.
Nathan has overcome many challenges, such as learning to walk again independently, managing regular and debilitating fits which have now become less frequent, and re-learning old skills such as photography and painting.
Terence came to QAHH in June 2016 as he could no longer take care of himself at home.
Meet Will our youngest resident who is suffering with an Acquired Brain Injury. At 23, Will came to us in March 2009 and whilst this wasn’t an easy transition for him, he has settled into life here at QAHH and made good progress thanks to the dedication of the staff at the Hospital Home.
Diana came to QAHH in November 2014 as her Parkinson’s meant that she needed full time care.
Following a stroke, Michael came to live at QAHH in 2014. When he arrived, Michael was suffering pain due to hypersensitivity in his legs, he would tire easily meaning he slept a lot during the day, and he was also being fed by a tube.
Carl, lived with us for over 25 years so as our longest permanent resident, he knew more than most how the care and support of staff at QAHH can give residents a quality of life they wouldn’t otherwise have.
Scott learned to walk again after a terrible attack left him with little to look forward to. Through intensive physiotherapy, Scott regained his independence.
98-year-old Rene arrived at QAHH in 2009, after suffering a stroke which left her left side heavily paralysed. Rene is a naturally bubbly and effervescent personality and immediately became a regular in the social and recreation department.