In this story:

  • Aveo opens first stage of retirement living facility
  • OneCare unveils first stage of development
  • Crowley Care opens redevelopment site
  • Braemar launches memory support service

Aveo opens first stage of retirement living facility

Aveo’s facility in Bella Vista

Aged care and retirement living provider Aveo Group will host the grand opening the first stage of its $400 million retirement living community in Bella Vista in north-west Sydney on 25 August.

The $75 million development, Waratah, is the first stage of the new integrated waterside facility. It features 64 independent living units, a snooker lounge, function rooms, a health and wellness suite, recreation areas and healthcare services.

Aveo CEO Geoff Grady said the new facility reflected the changing demands in retirement living.

“Retirement attitudes and needs are changing – people entering this stage of their life want to maintain their lifestyle,” Mr Grady said.

OneCare unveils first stage of development

Single bedroom at OneCare Rubicon Grove

Residential aged care provider OneCare has unveiled the first part of a new residential wing at the Rubicon Grove facility in Port Sorell on Tasmania’s north-west coast.

The new wing, Blue Gum, features 20 residential suites, bringing the total number of suites to 80.

OneCare Rubicon Grove facility manager Mary O’Neill said the second stage of development is underway.

“The community centre and tea house will open later this year and we look forward to opening our doors to the growing community,” Ms O’Neill said.

Crowley Care opens redevelopment site

Crowley Care Ballina facility

Residential aged care, home care and independent living provider Crowley Care has officially opened its $22 million redevelopment site in Ballina in New South Wales.

The new residential care building features 42-beds, a two-story education centre, a library, conference rooms, entertainment area, administration centre, chapel, café and central plaza.

Crowley Care CEO Michael Penhey said the project aimed to provide better residential care services for its residents.

“Our vision was to create inspirational living experiences for our residents and with these new buildings we were able to achieve that,” Mr Penhey said.

The development was blessed and opened on 8 August.

Braemar launches memory support service

Michelle Harris-Allsop, Fran Chamberlain and Sheila Lapping at Braemar Presbyterian Care

Western Australian-based residential aged care provider Braemar Presbyterian Care has launched a new dementia care service at its Willagee facility in Perth.

The memory support service includes 26 rooms with features such as internal gardens, a dining area and communal lounges.

The new service aims to provide a secure area for residents that require memory support and dementia care and assist with the availability of specialist care services for cognitive conditions in the city of Melville.

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