Montessori and the Aged Care Standards
Montessori is closely aligned to the aged care standards:
Consumer Dignity and Choice
Dignity, choice, respect and the right to take risks to live the best possible life.
Ongoing Assessment and planning with consumers
Looking at why the behaviour, spaced retrieval to meet a person’s goals and wishes.
Personal Care and Clinical Care
3 W’s model, task breakdown and cue cards to promote independence and enablement, preventing excess disability.
Services and supports for daily living
Support health and well being to optimise quality of life by doing things of interest to maintain emotional and psychological well-being, promote independence through the prepared environment.
Organisations Service Environment
An environment that fosters belonging, supports function, independence and interactions with others, community connections and involvement and ability to make true choices.
Feedback and Complaints
Respecting and honouring the person, an environment where people feel they belong and are able to make suggestions and give feedback freely.
having skilled, knowledgeable and dementia trained staff, employing for emotional intelligence, professional development programs, good leadership, staff and resident recognition programs.
Supporting better practice principles, understanding dementia and supporting strategies that support the older person to live fully.
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