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By Michelle Ja Ling
Looking for an excellent nursing home for your loved ones? Luckily for you, we’ve run up a list of the best nursing homes in Penang today.
There are a lot of advantages that come with living in a nursing home. Not only do your elderly loved ones get 24 hour assistance, but you don’t have to worry about their meals, safety, socialisation, housekeeping, and the like.
With those benefits in mind, check out our list below for the best nursing homes in Penang, and you might just find your loved ones’ second home.
1. Aspire Nursing Home
|BEST FOR||One of Penang’s best nursing homes|
|ADDRESS||8, Lorong Sempadan 1, Taman Rifle, 11400 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia|
|CONTACT DETAILS||Tel: +60 4-829 1709|
|OPERATING HOURS||Mon to Fri: 8:00am-8:00pm|
Sat to Sun: 8:00am-6:00pm
Aspire Nursing Home is run by Mr Gobi together with his compassionate staff. They cater to patients who are terminally ill, senior citizens, stroke patients, bedridden, handicapped, or sick.
They continue to devote themselves to providing quality standards for care and security, all within a safe environment, as they focus on attending to the needs of each of their patients.
As one of the best nursing homes in Penang, Aspire Nursing Home also promises to assist, inform, and guide not only their patients but also their families as well. That’s why you can trust them to care for your loved ones as though they were their own relatives.
- 24-hour monitoring
- Daycare and daily dressing
- Medication and treatment
2. Ocean Care
|BEST FOR||The best retirement home you can rely on|
|ADDRESS||26, Taman Bukit Dumbar, Bukit Dumbar, 11600 George Town, Pulau Pinang|
|CONTACT DETAILS||Tel: +60 16-483 1007|
|OPERATING HOURS||Mon to Sun: 10:00am-6:00pm|
Ocean Care is a retirement home catering to patients who would like to stay for the long term, those who are staying for short-term rehabilitation purposes, and those who need daycare.
They are also a private and exclusive space for those who want to relax and recover, and they offer quality care to the young, adults, and senior citizens.
With the help of nursing aides and skilled staff who are available 24 hours a day, Ocean Care is recognised as one of the best nursing homes in Penang. You can trust them to see to your elderly loved ones.
- Dementia and Alzheimer’s care
- Palliative care
- Respite and holiday care
Ocean Care is commended by their patients for their kind and caring staff, clean and comfortable place, and private and exclusive accommodation.
Some customers left a review:
“Friendly staff and very helpful.Thank you sister vg for all the help and guidance.. We appreciate your genuine care and wish you good luck..”
“Calm cozy and newly renovated.Very nice accomodations and clean.thank you”
3. JIN JIA NURSING HOME
|BEST FOR||Professional Nursing Care Management, Great Foods, Safe and Comfortable Environment.|
|ADDRESS||No 10 & 12, Jalan Bunga Bakawali, 11200 Tanjung Bungah Penang Malaysia.|
|CONTACT DETAILS||Tel: +60 16-302 1307, +60 4-899 2535|
Email: [email protected]
|OPERATING HOURS||Mon to Sun: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm|
Jin Jia Nursing Home is a well-known Penang Nursing Home, situated in a bright, spacious, and specifically adapted house located in a quiet residential street in the Tanjung Tokong area. They offer long term, short term, and daily care to the elderly in friendly, relaxed, and clean surroundings. Besides that, they also cater for Rehabilitation Care/ Postoperative Care and Palliative Care.
Care is supervised by a team of Professionally Qualified Nurses and assistance can be given to the elderly when eating, walking, and bathing. Your loved one can enjoy a comfortable, safe home-like environment with daily In-house entertainment such as card games, light group exercise, board games, and Astro Channel entertainment, nutritious home-cooked meals, and a choice of air-conditioned or fan rooms. They care for their residents. They cater to their favourite taste.
- 24-hours Qualified Nursing Care
- Wound Care Management
- Special Home-cooked meals
- Clean and comfortable environment
- Appropriate safety features and fully licensed
Jin Jia Homes is recommended by their patients for their professional and caring staff, clean and spacious environment, great home-cooked meals, and 24-hours of monitoring.
Some review left by the customers:
“The caring by the nurses was indeed very professional with genuine sincerity and patience, not forgetting the friendly management staff running the nursing home who also go on their rounds checking in on the home residents and seeing to their needs too. Clean spacious and friendly nurses who are always a “press button” call at any time. Food was of quality standard, which was cooked by the very experienced cook herself. It’s a well-managed nursing home and the fees are reasonable. It’s not just any ordinary nursing home but a truly caring comfortable homely nursing home that caters to all walks of life. Thanks for everything”
“They have very professional and caring staff. The place is clean and very cheery. The staff kept me updated on my mother’s condition from time to time. Really appreciate all they had done for my mother.”
“I would like to add that my mother’s stay at Jin Jia Homes has been very comfortable and welcoming from the start. The nurses, under the leadership of the Nurse Manager, have been very professional, helpful, and caring. Many thanks to them for attending to us during the tenure of my mother’s stay – never failing to answer our after-hours calls. We would also like to accord our thanks to the helper, lady chef, and management team.”
4. Johnson Residence
|BEST FOR||Management of a range of medical services|
|ADDRESS||Block 14, Medan Lumba Kuda, Off, Jalan Batu Gantung, Desa Scotland, 10450 George Town, Penang, Malaysia|
|CONTACT DETAILS||Tel: +60 12-638 6623|
Email: [email protected]
|OPERATING HOURS||Mon to Sun: 10:00am-9:00pm|
Johnson Residence is a private nursing home that provides care to the elderly, post-operative, post-stroke, and cancer patients.
With over 30 years of experience, they are run by Johnson Medical International and offer 24-hour nursing service to their patients.
And as one of the best nursing homes in Penang, Johnson Residence continues to provide compassionate, professional, and caring aid to the elderly and to those in need of their services.
- 24-hour nursing care
- Hospital bed with safety side rails
- Oral suction services
Johnson Residence is recommended by their patients for their friendly and caring staff, clean environment, 24-hour monitoring, good food and good environment.
One client wrote a review:
“This is the best decision we have made for our late father. Each and everyone of the staffs always give the best to the residence with so much compassion and care. I would like to thank the entire nursing team and personal care aid who have worked tirelessly to care and make my late father comfortable. The team is always alert when caring for the patients. TVCC, we will never forget all you have done for us! You are our STAR! ??”
5. Harmony Nursing Home & Physiotherapy Centre
|BEST FOR||Stroke Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Center|
|ADDRESS||3B, Jalan Logan, George Town, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang|
|CONTACT DETAILS||0194778244 / 042189119|
|OPERATING HOURS||24H | 7 day / week | 7am-7am|
Harmony Nursing Home & Physiotherapy Centre is not your ordinary nursing home. They are one of the only nursing homes that specialise in Physiotherapy.
In comparison to the other homes on this list, their nursing home center was designed to create a comfortable and friendly environment with spacious quiet garden to provide a wide range of comprehensive healthcare services to their resident requiring residential care, holiday stay, or convalescence. What’s also nice about their location is that it close to churches, temples, and hospitals.
What people like about them is they can also take care of patients in coma, semi-coma, bedridden, with stroke, and elderlies with physical disabilities. Since they specialize in Physiotherapy, they have licensed physiotherapists and physical therapists that help the elderlies improve their movement and function of the body by using exercises and techniques.
Family members of the patients in their nursing home mentioned that they like how the visiting doctor has a regular schedule when it comes to evaluating and treating the patients. They also mentioned that they feel secure since the doctor also meets and communicates with them regarding their health status, options for treatment, and prescribed medications of their loved one.
- Stroke Rehabilitation Programe for stroke recovery
- Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Exercise
- Total Nursing Care 24 hours for Post-Hospitalization Care
- Assists bed ridden/comatose patient
- Professional Medication Management
- Personal Care and Assisted Living
6. De Folka
|BEST FOR||Providing comprehensive care with full boarding services|
|PRODUCTS||Resident care, continuing care, life care, independent living, assisted living|
|ADDRESS||8 Jalan Padang Victoria, 10400 Penang Malaysia Georgetown, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia|
|CONTACT DETAILS||Tel: +60 12-473 3401|
Email: [email protected]
|OPERATING HOURS||Mon to Fri: 11:00am-8:00pm|
De Folka is a nursing home with full-fledged facilities, 24-hour care, and the promise to take care of their residents.
They train their caregivers to offer comfort, care, medicine reminder, bathing, assistance in meals, and even basic hygienic care.
As one of the best nursing homes in Penang, De Folka continues to devote themselves to giving each of their residents the moral and loving support they deserve. That’s how you know you can leave your loved ones in their hands.
- Health care
- Meal preparations
- 24/7 support
7. Golden Peacock Nursing Home
|BEST FOR||Providing holistic and rehabilitative nursing care|
|ADDRESS||No.8, Jalan Yeoh Guan Seok. Pulau Tikus. Georgetown. 10350. Penang|
|CONTACT DETAILS||Tel: +604-2275060|
Email: [email protected]
|OPERATING HOURS||Mon to Sun: 9:00am-7:00pm|
Golden Peacock Nursing Home offers patients a comfortable and friendly environment and exclusive healthcare services.
With the help of licensed and experienced nurses, they also offer medical treatment for patients who need professional support. They look after those who are bedridden, who have had a stroke, or who suffer from physical disabilities.
As one of the best nursing homes in Penang, Golden Peacock isn’t just a nursing home either. It’s a home away from home devoted to giving the best possible care.
- Elegant and comfortable private rooms
- Spacious and comfortable environment
8. V Care Nursing & Healthcare Centre SDN BHD
Photo credit: VCare Nursing Service website
|BEST FOR||24-hour nursing care as an in-patient|
|ADDRESS||No.19, Jalan bagan 29, kampung simpah, 13400 butterworth, penang|
No.61, tingkat kurau 2, Chai leng park, 13600 perai, penang
|CONTACT DETAILS||Tel: +60164417545|
Email: [email protected]
|OPERATING HOURS||Mon to Sat: 9:00am-5:00pm|
V Care Nursing & Healthcare Centre SDN BHD is a new nursing home that was founded in early August, 2016. They strive to improve the quality of lives and the rate of their recoveries as well as maintain their patients’ social well-being.
Approach them today to learn more about how they can be there to take care of elders and provide comfort for older people.
- Basic and well equipped nursing room for patients
- In-house physiotherapy services
9. Keepers Nursing & Caregiving Sdn. Bhd.
Photo credit: Keepers Nursing & Caregiving Sdn. Bhd. website
|BEST FOR||Private nursing and caregiving at home.|
Nursing home and dementia care
|PRODUCTS||Private nursing, specialise care nursing home & dementia care centre|
|ADDRESS||7, Lorong Abbas 1, Tanjung Tokong, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia|
Tanjung Tokong. 3S, Lorong Pantai Molek, Tanjung Tokong, Pulau Pinang
|CONTACT DETAILS||Contact Number: 012-4255695, 016-4197419, 016-7749025, 017-5247998|
Email: [email protected]
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday – Friday|
9am – 5pmSaturday, Sunday
9am – 12pmPublic Holidays
Keepers nursing & caregiving sdn bhd aims to provide assistance to patients and also their carer. They send nurses and carer to client’s home. clients may send their loved one for live in service in their two nursing home.
Turn to them for specialised care nursing home in Tanjung bunga and dementia care centre at Tanjung Tokong. 3S, Lorong Pantai Molek, Tanjung Tokong, Pulau Pinang.
- Can help in transporation
- Pill Potting and Medication Refill
10. Jasper Lodge Minden Heights
|BEST FOR||Nursing homes|
|PRODUCTS||Nursing, Assisted Living, Palliative Care, Dementia Care, Medical Care, Parkinson’s Care, Health Monitoring, Rehabilitation, Respite Care|
|ADDRESS||12, Cangkat Minden Jalan 12, Minden Heights, 11700 Gelugor, Pulau Pinang|
|CONTACT DETAILS||Tel: 03-7876 0435|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday – Sunday: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm|
Jasper Lodge Minden Heights is a nursing home based in Penang, Malaysia, that provides a tranquil environment for seniors to reside and recover.
Their services include 24/7 care for clients and specific care services based on client needs, as well as regular inclusive meals and accommodation. Seniors are also encouraged to stay active with daily activities conducted in the nursing home.
- A warm and friendly environment for residents
- Respectful and sensitive treatment
- 24/7 care
Here’s a review from one of Jasper Lodge Minden Heights’ clients:
“We want you to know how much we appreciate the way you have cared for my late grandma. Thank you for your excellent service.”
Here’s another one:
“We wish to extend our sincere gratitude to Jasper Lodge, Minden Heights for taking care of our mom these past 3 months. The staff have been instrumental in helping our mom cope with her recovery following her hip replacement surgery. Their professional and kind approach with mom also gave me & my siblings much peace knowing that our mom is in good & gentle hands during our absence.”
11. Angsana Home
|BEST FOR||Rehabilitation, Nursing Home, and Elderly Care Home|
|PRODUCTS||Medical consultation, Respite care, Rehabilitation, Foreign retirees and elderly with children overseas, and Residential and Nursing care|
|ADDRESS||3, Solok Bungah Pudak Tanjung Bungah. 11200, Penang|
|CONTACT DETAILS||60146990312 | [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Contact the phone number or email mentioned for more information.|
Angsana Home is a rehabilitation, nursing and elder care home established by a UK nursing home doctor who decided to return to her hometown in Penang. This elderly care home is guided by their three morals namely: Autonomy (respecting the wishes of the elderly), Compassion, and Respect .
Angsana Home is more than just an elderly care. They conduct activities that will help the mind and body to relax, they provide regular reviews and check-ups from their doctors, and they have gardens and spacious for daily walks.
- Provides regular doctor reviews and health checkups
- Offers in-home physiotherapy
- Trained caretakers and well-trained nurses
12. Clearwater Care Centre
|BEST FOR||Nursing and Elderly Care|
|PRODUCTS||Skilled Nursing & Assisted Living, Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Program, Specific Care Plan & Treatment, Companionship & Recreational Activities|
|ADDRESS||116a, Jalan York, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia|
|CONTACT DETAILS||Hotline: 04-218 9000|
Campus : 017-483 4051 / 012-512 2032
Email: [email protected]
The Clearwater Care Centre is a health facility that specializes in nursing and rehabilitation services especially for seniors but also for those who are in need of the said services. Housed in a luxury home-like facility, the centre makes sure that its environment is filled with love and care for every patient it will care for.
They also offer personalized nursing care for their patients and make it a point that each service they offer is equipped by only the latest equipment and modern facilities.
As the facility is owned and operated by professionals, the staff understands the basic psychological needs of a patient such as esteem, belongingness, and physical needs as well.
We recommend this centre as it is operated by a team of professional caregivers who are commonly known as the Clearwater Care Lovers. This is a team of qualified, trained, and accredited State Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants, Physiotherapists and Nursing Aides.
- Highly accredited professionals
- Home-like environment and facilities
- Outstanding patient accommodation and services
For those struggling to take care of their loved ones because of other priorities, we hope the list above will help you decide which nursing home will best take care of their needs.
Were you able to find the perfect nursing home in this list? Leave your comments down below and let us know how it went. We’d love to hear from you!
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