Noticeboard: Renovations underway at Japara facility

Also in this wrap: Opal opens new facility; RetireAustralia unveils new villas; and Carinity announces renovations to its Karinya Place facility.

In this story:

  • Renovations underway at Japara facility
  • Opal opens new facility
  • RetireAustralia unveils new villas
  • Carinity announces renovations to its Karinya Place facility

    Japara Mirboo North residents Monica Burke, Hilda King and Barbara Clarke take part in sod-turning ceremony to mark the start of construction works

Renovations underway at Japara facility

Residential aged care provider Japara Healthcare has commenced refurbishment and the construction of an extension at its Mirboo North facility in the South Gippsland region of Victoria.

The renovations include a suite of new lifestyle spaces including an activity and lounge area, courtyard space, hair salon and on-site café.

The new extension will include new single bedrooms with ensuites and create an additional 14 beds for the facility.

A new entry and front of house area will connect the extension with the existing wings.

Residents and staff at the facility joined in to assist the commencement of the construction work.

The first phase of the redevelopment is expected to be completed in March 2019.

Opal opens new facility

Hayley Crespi, Hon Michael Keenan MP, and Harley Wright at Opal Carine’s opening ceremony

Residential aged care provider Opal Aged Care has officially opened its 145-bed facility at Carine in the city of Stirling, Western Australia.

The new facility offers permanent, short-term and dementia specific care and includes two memory support wings, accessible memory gardens, retail space for a café and hairdressing salon.

It also offers private rooms for individuals and couples and home-style meals cooked daily by the in-house chef.

The facility represents a $44 million investment and is Opal’s eighth home in Western Australia.

RetireAustralia unveils new villas

A villa at RetireAustalia’s Wood Glen facility

Retirement living provider RetireAustralia has unveiled its recently completed luxury independent living villas at the Wood Glen Retirement Village in Erina, New South Wales.

The new development includes 11 new three-bedroom architecturally designed villas, which are set in the resort style village that includes a five-star lodge and manicured gardens.

The Wood Glen village is now home to 94 two- and three-bedroom independent living villas.

Carinity announces renovations to its Karinya Place facility

Residential aged and home care provider Carinity has announced its Karinya Place facility in Laidley Queensland will undergo a $1.65 million makeover.

Renovation at the 62-bed facility includes redesigned and upgraded bedrooms with individual or shared ensuites, refurbishment of dining areas, administration buildings, staff amenities and nurses’ stations.

The renovations are set to commence in early August and to be completed in January 2019.

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Tags: Barbara Clarke, carinity, Daymon Joseph, Harley Wright, Hayley Crespi, Hilda King, Hon Michael Keenan MP, Japara Healthcare, Karinya Place facility, Mirboo North facility, Monica Burke, opal aged care, RetireAustalia, Wood Glen Retirement Village,

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