mecwacare Trescowthick Centre


mecwacare Trescowthick Centre
70 Charles Street PRAHRAN 3181


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70 Charles Street , PRAHRAN , 3181, VIC

Residents: 60

Type: Community Based

Provider:
MECWA

mecwacare Trescowthick Centre
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency

Facility and Services

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mecwacare Trescowthick Centre is located in cosmopolitan Prahran, boasts charming architecture surrounded by landscaped courtyards, creating an inviting and peaceful atmosphere for all residents to enjoy.

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mecwacare Trescowthick Centre has accommodation for 60 residents, single-rooms feature an en suite.

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Four separate houses are linked by an internal streetscape, boasting a central mall with cathedral glass ceilings, kiosk, library and hairdresser. Each house also features their own dining room and living room with landscaped courtyards creating a peaceful and inviting atmosphere for residents.

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An active lifestyle is encouraged here, with a unique lifestyle program providing residents with the opportunity to become involved in a number of activities. The art and music programs are extremely popular among current residents, along with regular outings to Prahran Market and local restaurants and cafes.

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A variety of tastes and dietary requirements are catered for, with a balanced and freshly prepared menu.

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Other services and amenities include:

  • 24 hour care and support provided by a dedicated team of Registered Nurses as well as personal care and lifestyle staff
  • Full accreditation under the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency
  • Secure and protected environment
  • Ageing-in-place accomodation
  • Respite care
  • A range of small and large dining and lounge rooms
  • Single bedrooms with en suites
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All rooms are private single accommodation with an ensuite bathroom. Each room offers ensuite bathroom facilities and telephone and television connections.

The beautiful bedroom furnishings, drapes and linens were developed specifically for mecwacare by a local interior designer and reflect the artistic and eclectic history of the centre’s Prahran location.

Each room includes built-in wardrobe, high/low bed, bedside chest of drawers and single chair. Residents can bring their own furniture as required, for example specialised recliners or small refrigerators.

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All rooms have private ensuites that are fully accessible, including absence of trip hazards on floor, built-in handrails on each toilet and handrails throughout the ensuite bathroom.

All rooms, ensuites and public areas have Nurse Call buttons.

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Split-system air conditioning is an option of resident rooms in the centre, dependent on availability.

Residents at the centre live in one of four separate houses each with their own cosy dining room (29.5m²) and living room (29.6m²).

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