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- Presbyterian Aged Care opens $180 million Sydney development
- Catholic Healthcare commences facility construction, announces new sites
- Estia opens renovated Southport facility
Presbyterian Aged Care opens $180 million Sydney development
Presbyterian Aged Care has opened The Terraces at Paddington, a $180 million redevelopment in Sydney’s eastern suburbs spread across 1.5 hectares.
The site includes a 100-bed residential facility with a 23-bed dementia unit, 70 over 55’s independent living units across four buildings and a further nine independent living units housed in the former Scottish Hospital.
The site includes a café, hair and beauty salon, cinema, swimming pool, gym and community and function rooms. As part of the development, 1,366 square metres of land will be dedicated to Wollahara Council to expand the nearby public park.
“The Terraces is already coming alive as a vibrant community for seniors in the eastern suburbs. And people from across Australia and internationally are visiting to see an iconic inner-city aged care development,” said Presbyterian Aged Care CEO Paul Sadler.
The facility was developed by global construction company Multiplex and designed by Cottee Parker JPR Architects.
Catholic Healthcare commences facility at Casula, announces new sites
Catholic Healthcare kicked off construction of a 144-bed residential aged care facility in Casula, in Sydney’s south-west, with a sod-turning event and aboriginal smoking ceremony.
The Casula facility will include a chapel, café, physiotherapy and recreational facilities, which will available to residents and the broader community, along with services for home care clients.
The development is expected to open in late 2020.
Elsewhere, Catholic Healthcare has announced details for three new residential aged care facilities it will build in Victoria and NSW in collaboration with Lendlease.
The new developments include a 144-bed facility in Richmond, Victoria, adjacent to Lendlease’s proposed retirement community, with construction commencing in late 2019.
The second is an 108-bed facility in Mount Martha, Victoria, adjacent to Lendlease’s Martha Point and Koorootang Court retirement villages.
The third is a 144-bed facility in Jordan Springs, NSW, which will be developed adjacent to Lendlease’s proposed retirement community. Planning approval will be sought in late 2019.
Estia opens renovated Southport facility
Estia Health has unveiled its redeveloped 110-bed residential aged care facility in Southport, Queensland.
The facility includes a 17-bed memory support unit, meals cooked by chefs daily, a beauty salon, private dining room, cinema, library and café.
It features private spaces for residents, bay windows in some bedrooms and a vertical garden on the terrace.
The facility was designed by Brisbane architects Deicke Richards and interior designer Julie Ockerby from Meli Studio.
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