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AF.15. Bitty Thomas - Mr Henry O'Keeffe


The Director

Aged Care Assessment team

Brisbane South Region

78 Masterson St Acacia Ridge

Brisbane 4110

19 March, 2012

Dear Director,

Re:Mr Henry O'Keeffe, DOB :02 February,1929

I am writing to refer Mr O'Keeffe, who underwent removal of large leision from left shoulder. He requires home visit from your service to provide further assistance and to assess needs .He was discharged on 17 March ,2012 .

Mr O'Keeffe was admitted at Spirit Public hospital on 14 March, 2012 with the diagnosis of malignant melonoma in left shoulder .He was referred to our center for providing nursing care until his sutures removed on 24 march,2012. Post operatively, he has little unbalance .Regular dressing on wound are being conducted and assistance in showering is provided.

Mr O'Keefe lives with his wife, Mrs Dorothy, both are age pensioner and they lived in housing commission home .Mrs Dorothy finds difficulty in managing house and garden .She says that their neighbors were helping with shopping and cooks meal for them .She is concerned about Mr O'Keefe's future as he is forgetting things.

In view of the above details it would be greatly appreciated if you could visit at their home address 12 Donaldson Street, Greenslopes 4121, Phone number( 0 7)394 12267 to assess their needs and assist in managing House ,Garden ,shopping and preparation of cooking.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for any further queries.

Yours sincerely,


Blue Skies Home Nursing Centre


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