About the Retirement Home
The Laško Retirement Home is operational since 2001 and it is located in a pleasant environment in the immediate vicinity of the company Thermana, d. d. The retirement home is surrounded by walking paths leading up to the Health Spa Resort Park, residents are near to the city center, good road and rail connections lead to the retirement home.
In the care of residents our primary consideration is individual service planning for each resident, thus we try to satisfy their wishes and needs to the fullest. Our goal is to introduce household units to the home, which provide more familiarity for the residents and the possibility of the freedom of choice in the course of the day and their stay in the retirement home. Staying in smaller groups allows for intensive daily contacts between the residents and the employees and helps to establish trust in our employees and the institution.
The retirement home has 78 rooms with 165 beds. Consisting of 13 single rooms, 43 double rooms and 22 triple rooms. Each room is equipped with a call system and has a direct telephone line, private bathroom, connection for CATV and air-conditioning.
Household Unit for Residents with Dementia
One of the already functioning household units is intended for residents suffering from dementia and are therefore in need of a special individual approach, guidance and personal coaching. The household unit features a common kitchen area, where various activities take place on a daily basis. The household unit is located on the ground floor, the residents have an exit to a pleasant orderly and safe fenced lawn. We provide a psycho-social concept of treatment, based on the acceptance of the facts of the person with dementia, for the occupants of the unit. Our employees use the principles of validation in their work, giving the suffering person validation and companionship on its way. Residents household units are daily involved in organized activities, such as walking, exercises, activities for training of memory, household activities, activities with puppies and other activities. They are provided with treatment by a general practitioner and regular inspection monitoring by a psychology specialist.
Admission to the Home:
The Laško Retirement Home admits citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, who have a permanent residence in Slovenia, as well as foreigners who have a permit for permanent residence in Slovenia and are aged over 65 years. The admission is decided by the Commission for admission and discharge. Information on admission are given by the retirement’s home social worker on the telephone number +386 (0)3 734 53 22.
Prior to the admission the applicants must submit:
- a written application for admission,
- medical certificate on the prescribed form,
- statement of payment or additional payment by a third party.
At the time of admission the residents must ensure the folowing:
- health card,
- medical records,
- prescribed medicine,
- personal clothing.
The waiting lists for accommodation in the Laško Retirement Home is dependent on the health status of future residents and their individual wishes. Preference is given to applicants from the local municipality.