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  • Textured Concept Foods opens new kitchen
  • Melbourne facility caters to Chinese ageing population
  • Aveo opens retirement living community
  • Moran Aged Care unveils new facility

Texture Concept Foods opens commercial kitchen

Textured Concept Foods diners and dishes

Australian food manufacturer Textured Concept Foods has opened a new and improved commercial kitchen in Campbellfield, Victoria today.

Textured Concept Food produces shaped, natural and texture modified meals for aged care residents, hospital patients and private customers.

The meals are pre-prepared in the commercial kitchen, and service providers only need thaw, heat and plate the meals.

TCF managing director Darren Benfell said TCF aimed to improve the dining experience of people on texture modified diets.

“Our goal is to ensure all people can truly dine with dignity,” Mr Benfell said.

TCF’s move to larger premises is a result of continued growth in demand for its products, it said.

Melbourne facility caters to Chinese ageing population

Approval for the development of an aged care facility in Springvale South in Melbourne has been given the green light to develop a facility that caters to Victoria’s ageing Chinese population.

The new facility will offer approximately 90 places and prioritise the cultural, dietary and linguistic needs of its residents.

The new facility will be delivered by Chinese advocacy peak body Chinese Community Council of Australia, Victorian Chapter and supported by not-for-profit aged care provider Doutta Galla Aged Services.

The facility is expected to be complete in 2022.

Aveo opens retirement living community

Living area in Aveo Bella Vista’s retirement living community

Retirement living and aged care provider Aveo Group has opened doors to the first stage of its retirement living community in Bella Vista, New South Wales.

The opening stage, Waratah, is part of Aveo’s $75 million broader retirement community and features 64 independent living apartments across nine levels that are available with one, two or three bedrooms.

It was officially opened by Aveo Group CEO Geoff Grady and the Hills Shire Council Mayor Dr Michelle Byrne on 11 October.

Moran Aged Care unveils new facility

New South Wales-based aged care provider Moran Aged Care has unveiled its new facility in North Kellyville.

The new facility features over 100 beds, a specialist dementia care unit, wellness centre, gym, onsite physiotherapist, cinema, gardens, courtyard, veranda, multipurpose room, beer garden, café, hairdressing salon, private dining room and a photographic exhibition.

The Kellyville facility also offers respite care, specialist dementia care and palliative care.

Childcare centre Discover My World Early Learning Centre will open its third location in close proximity to Moran’s Kellyville facility to establish an intergenerational program between the children and the residents.

The facility aims to meet the increasing demand for aged care services in the Hills Shire district.

Have we missed an expansion or opening? Send us the details and an image to editorial@australianageingagenda.com.au



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