Located in the southwest part of Zagreb, just ten kilometres from the city centre, Villa Brezovica is a true combination of the institution that provides hospital services, care for the elderly, sick and disabled, and palliative care, as well as postoperative recovery and makes life better and happier in the old age.
A multidisciplinary team of physicians – rehabilitation professors, social workers, physical therapists, medical technicians, nurses and caregivers will help you to feel healthy in your body, and to fill the years to come with quality, relationships, friendships and pleasure.
Institution of a hotel-hospital type was open and equipped in 2010, and it is designed to be open and accessible to everyone.
At 4200 square meters, five floors, three staircases and two lifts the Home is adjusted to persons with special needs, semi-mobile and mobile persons.
Villa Brezovica offers facilities for rest and recreation, facilities for treatment and therapy, and the green oasis around the Home is an invitation to relaxation.
The institution meets the highest standards of the EU-in kitchen is implemented HACCP system, homemade and fresh food is daily prepared.
During the spring months an eco-garden is planted, and from the ecological farming comes organically grown fresh vegetables to the delight of the home customers.
Bathed in light from all sides it is a real combination of rest and relaxation on one side, and on the other side it is a combination of functionality and superior care.
With a fully equipped recreational facilities, dormitories and apartments, Villa Brezovica customers have at their disposal three meals a day, laundry and ironing, a chapel for spiritual renewal and prayer as well as participation in seminars and 24-hour health care and welfare in the form of individual or group therapy.
"To look after and take care of our customers, nurture them, it is our professional obligation and to that we are honestly and totally dedicated. Their happiness, health and satisfaction are our pride and joy, and this is a true indication that we do our job conscientiously and well.
We exist so we could you or your loved ones make the old age more beautiful and ease the difficult days caused by health problems. Give us your trust and allow that the best possible people take care for you and your loved ones."
Ana Jelančić, MD
Villa Brezovica offers care to mobile, semi-mobile or immobile persons. Customers are offered a permanent, temporary, short or postoperative stay, and also the possibility of a daily stay.
On the first floor there are 25 single, double and triple rooms or suites, where there are semi-mobile and mobile customers. Accommodation units are very spacious and equipped with comfortable beds, and adjusted to semi-mobile customers. In the living room area for customers is daily organized socializing with coffee, tea or their favourite drink, and the area is pleasantly lighted and equipped with the necessary literature for rest and relaxation and it has become a place of meetings and conversations for home users. Every day there is morning gymnastics for customers, and there are group as well as individual therapies for those who cannot attend a group therapy session.
On the second floor is the Institution for palliative care, where seriously ill people are cared for. That floor is with in-patient accommodation, with 50 beds, and by the decision of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare since January 2011 it became the first institution of palliative care in the Republic of Croatia. On this floor are mostly single or double rooms, fully equipped and fulfilling the international standards of care for beneficiaries. A multidisciplinary team conducts daily medical care, individual therapy and work with customers, all with the aim of speeding recovery and alleviation of disease symptoms. Beside a living space there is a rest area - a large living room.
"Our tendency is that the user feels healthier and better after the treatments and therapies alleviate symptoms of the disease and thus can socialize with other users", explains the medical expert team.
On the third floor are the spacious apartments that are rented mostly according to the wishes and possibilities of the customers. Luxury apartments consist of a bedroom and a living room, a separate bathroom and kitchen and a large terrace, and each of the rooms is specially customized to specific needs of individuals, the elderly, semi-mobile or mobile persons.
At the five floors of Villa Brezovica you will find everything you need for a good and fulfilling life or postoperative rest and care. Architectural solution of the Home requires ease of use and orientation in space, as the hospital part is located in the middle part of the institution, while hotel accommodation is on the first and third floor. Villa offers a whole variety of contents, which were incorporated into a modern comfortable living space.
In the basement of Villa Brezovica you will find high quality health care - magnetic and physical therapy, special halls for kinesiology therapy as well as for group or individual therapies, and from other facilities there are hair and nail care; there is a chapel, hall for seminars and lectures. At about 400 square meters in the basement is located the Clinic for physical therapy and rehabilitation, which is also available to external customers through medical referrals of Croatian Institute for Health Insurance.