Nursing Care Services

Akadia Community Care is a specialised nursing service and registered NDIS provider (4050018792) that provides support to individuals, their carers and service providers. 

With an experienced team of registered nurses, Akadia Community Care are able to develop, deliver and provide the ongoing monitoring of care plans (including requisite staff training) for a participant with complex care needs. 

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Meet the Nursing Team

Ann Nitschke

Ann Nitschke

AHPRA Reg: NMW0001427434

As Managing Director of Akadia, Ann has had a career focused on the provision of high quality, personalised support to those who are aged or have a disability.  Ann is also a diversional therapist and holds a Certificate IV in both Disability and Training and Assessment.

Janelle Macdonald

Janelle Macdonald

AHPRA Reg: NMW0001437778

Janelle has extensive experience in community nursing, acute hospital care and aged care.  Janelle has a particular interest in both palliative care and wound care management.

Heidi Wilkinson

Heidi Wilkinson

AHPRA Reg: NMW0002224133

Heidi is the Coordinator of Akadia Community Care and has a background primarily in acute clinical environments. Heidi’s role is to provide complex health supports, training and specialised nursing advice to clients with disabilities and their staff teams.

Prue Fraser

Prue Fraser

AHPRA Reg: NMW0001421938

Prue has a background in clinical nursing and aged care with extensive experience in the development and delivery of specialised health plans. Prue also holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and is a passionate trainer of clinical nursing skills.

Katrina Meara

Katrina Meara

AHPRA Reg: NMW0001439623

Katrina has extensive experience in acute hospital care, community nursing and aged care.  Katrina has a particular interest in both dementia and palliative care.

Services we provide

Acute wound care such as post-surgery incisions and skin tears

Drains, port-a-cath

Removal of clips and sutures

Chronic wound care such as leg ulcers, diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, pressure areas and infected wounds

Application of compression bandaging and stockings

Stoma care including colostomy, ileostomy and tracheostomy

Skin integrity checks

Naso gastric and PEG care

Tracheostomy care

Injections

Medication management including S8 drugs

Assessment, development and review of individualised care plans

Continence assessment and management

Specialised Nursing consultancy

Staff training related to client care