Eva Tilley Memorial Hostel


Eva Tilley Memorial Hostel
1100 Burke Road BALWYN NORTH 3104


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Eva Tilley Memorial Hostel Nursing Home




1100 Burke Road , BALWYN NORTH , 3104, VIC

Residents: 120

Type: Community Based

Provider:
Eva Tilley Memorial Home Inc

Eva Tilley Memorial Hostel
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency

Rooms - Privacy. Security. Comfort.

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Each of the Eva Tilley rooms has been designed with a focus on independence and comfort. Eva Tilley offers a range of accommodation options spread out across the different units.

There are 104 spacious single rooms and 8 deluxe rooms (for couples or those looking for more roomy accommodation) - all include ensuite bathrooms and quality furnishings.

Plus a large number of rooms have vistas to greenery and direct access to garden and courtyard areas. The residents can stay connected with phone and computer points in each room. Optional access to wifi and Foxtel and spacious communal areas are also available.

The 8 deluxe rooms provide expansive accommodation options for couples or residents who desire additional living and bathroom space, or those who require additional equipment or treatment facilities to support their lifestyle. Each deluxe room is equipped with quality furniture and fittings with specific features for aged living that enhance independence, privacy and security.

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Deluxe rooms also feature:

  • Hi lo beds fitted with special foam pressure relieving mattresses
  • Phone and computer points
  • Access to wifi and Foxtel (for additional monthly fee)
  • Bedside table with four drawers, including one with lock to secure personal items
  • A comfortable, attractive armchair for reading and relaxing
  • Fitted desk and picture rails (in some rooms) to hang photographs or artwork
  • Fitted wardrobes with additional overhead storage
  • Lovely custom-made fabric curtains and blinds
  • Quality light fittings with dedicated light over the bed for reading and sensor lights in bathroom for safety
  • Windows with ample natural light, some with views of courtyards and gardens
  • Ceiling fans and heating that is individually controlled for comfort
  • Optional pressure mats and movement monitoring system to minimise risks to residents
  • You may also bring your favourite armchair or piece of furniture (subject to discussion with management)
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Standard rooms are spaciously appointed with high quality furniture and fittings. With specific design principles throughout for aged living, each room ensures independence, privacy and security.

Standard rooms feature:

  • Hi lo beds fitted with special foam pressure relieving mattresses
  • Phone and computer points
  • Access to wifi and Foxtel (for additional monthly fee)
  • Bedside table with four drawers, including one with lock to secure personal items
  • A comfortable, attractive armchair for reading and relaxing
  • Fitted desk and picture rails (in some rooms) to hang photographs or artwork
  • Fitted wardrobes with additional overhead storage
  • Lovely custom-made fabric curtains and blinds
  • Quality light fittings with dedicated light over the bed for reading
  • Windows with ample natural light, some with views of courtyards and gardens
  • Ceiling fans and heating that is individually controlled for comfort
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Design features

The lounge and dining areas have been designed with coffered or highlight ceilings to provide a sense of height and space. This is complemented by large windows with loads of natural light and pendant and recessed lighting to create bright open spaces. The resident rooms in the accommodation group are well located, with easy access to the many lounge and communal areas.

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Dining Rooms

The main dining room on the ground floor has a mix of tables seating 4 or 6 people with ample space to circulate and socialise. This restaurant style dining also has a private reservation system where residents can book for special occasions dedicated dining space. The other dining areas provide a more intimate dining experience close to the residents’ living areas. The dining chairs are padded with high backs and arm rests which offer both comfort and support for residents. The timber dining tables are covered with tasteful table cloths to create a fine dining atmosphere.

Lounge Rooms

The many lounges throughout Eva Tilley are restful places, well lit through floor to ceiling windows affording excellent views onto the many courtyards and garden areas. Each room is divided by careful placement of the furniture into a number of different spaces, including:

  • Tables and chairs for reading, games and other activities.
  • Armchairs and sofas for restful activities.
  • Television/Foxtel areas for enjoying the news, DVDs, sporting events and other programs of interest.

The furniture in the lounges is designed for aged care living, providing both support for good posture and ease of sitting, with high quality protective fabrics. There are a range of wooden coffee tables and side units to complement the chairs. There are pianos in a number of the lounges which are used for resident functions and other occasions. There is access to tea and coffee making facilities and easy access to a disabled toilet off the lounge areas.

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Sitting Rooms

Within the various resident accommodation wings there are smaller sitting areas in the middle and end of the wings to provide a choice of quiet areas for residents to sit and enjoy their own company or to share time with close friends and/or family. The sitting areas are furnished with colourful and tasteful fabric covered armchairs, coffee tables and attractive pictures and ornaments.

Activity Rooms

The activity rooms have large fitted cupboards for storage of the many items used in the resident activity programs. There are tables and chairs for craft making and other activities and a white board for display purposes and games.

Kiosk

The kiosk 'Tilley on Burke' is well located close to the main dining and lounge areas on the ground floor and within easy access by lift from the first floor. It is accessible for residents and visitors and is well fitted out to provide a range of refreshments and special gifts.

Consulting Rooms

There are two dedicated consulting rooms located throughout the facility to provide consulting space for a range of specialist health care services including podiatry and speech therapy. These rooms have furniture and equipment for examinations and consultations with residents and their families.

Hairdressing/Beauty Salon

A purpose built hairdressing and beauty salon is well equipped with two specialist hairdressing chairs and two washers and driers to allow four residents to be served at the same time. There is also the capacity for massage services to be provided as part of an enhanced beauty/therapeutic regime.

Library

A section of the main lounge area features a well stccked library which is maintained by the visiting service from the local Council library service. This ensures a good turnover of reading and other resources to offer topical and quality literary articles.

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Other Items of Interest

Computer points are installed for resident use. Wi-Fi is installed throughout the whole of Eva Tilley affording excellent service. The cost for resident internet access is $25 per month and for visitors $5.00 each access. Residents and visitors wishing to use the internet will be requested to agree and sign the Acceptable Usage of the Internet Policy before using the service.

Access to Foxtel is availabe in the resident rooms, installation is at a cost to the resident. of installation.

Individual telephone services is available in resident rooms, outgoing calls are at a cost to the resident.

All electrical appliances brought into the facility must be tagged by a qualified electrician. Tagging undertaken by Eva Tilley is at a cost of $10 per appliance.

Residents are requested to have their personal clothing labeled before entry, including additional clothing brought in during their stay. Eva Tilley offers a heat labelling system, if required, at the initial cost of $85 (includes 100 labels) for this service to be undertaken by staff.

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