Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged Care Residence

BALWYN  VIC

Villa Maria Catholic Homes Limited

as at October 2021


Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged Care Residence
1 Clayton Road BALWYN 3103


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Are you considering respite care, convalescent care, or permanent care for your elderly loved one at Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged Care Residence ?

Or you may be seaching for an immediate vacancy at a similar aged care home close to BALWYN ?

Senior Moves can provide an independant and experienced comparison of Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged Care Residence, including services delivered and the financials, in relation to other aged care homes around BALWYN.

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Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged care Residence 1

Walking through St Catherine’s you’ll be instantly attracted to its contemporary design, brand new furnishings and open-plan layout. Spaces that residents and families will enjoy and use daily.

Resident rooms are spacious, equipped with a large private ensuite and swathed in natural light. There’s plenty of room to sit and talk with family and friends and have the grandkids potter about. As this is your home, St Catherine's ensure you have the space to continue doing what you enjoy.

Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged care Residence 2

With resident comfort our priority, St Catherine’s was architecturally designed to present multiple sitting rooms and comfortable lounges throughout the home, where you can relax, participate in activities or chat with fellow residents.

St Catherine's also know that everybody loves good quality food and that’s why the chefs prepare and cook meals on-site using fresh and wholesome ingredients.

St Catherine’s also offers allied health services including physiotherapy and podiatry, plus an on-site hairdressing salon.

Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged care Residence 3

They have 59 ageing in place beds and 18 memory support unit beds.

RAD $700,000 - $850,000 (Negotiable)

Ageing in place, Permanent, Respite, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Peg feeds, Power wheelchair.

  • Catholic Organisation,
  • Generously sized rooms,
  • Art therapy,
  • Arts and crafts,
  • Church services,
  • Cooking classes,
  • Dining room,
  • Emergency call service,
  • Exercise classes,
  • Fireplace, Gardens,
  • Group games,
  • Hairdressing,
  • In-home,
  • Chef,
  • Kitchen on-site,
  • Laundry on-site,
  • Library,
  • Lift,
  • Menu choices,
  • Music therapy,
  • Outings and excursions,
  • Pet friendly,
  • Pet therapy,
  • Pharmacy services,
  • Phone in-room,
  • Social activities,
  • Visitors parking,
  • Wi-Fi.
Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged care Residence 4

Social events and activities

The team of staff and volunteers are passionate about developing fun and interesting activities. You’ll have the opportunity to get involved with:

  • morning exercises including yoga and dance
  • sing along and choir for concerts
  • nail care and pampering
  • cultural lunches and celebrations
  • carpet and table top games
  • bingo.
Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged care Residence 5

St Catherine’s also has a kiosk trolley which makes its way around the home. Residents can purchase a delicious treat or an essential item they may need. Also, who doesn’t love happy hour? The residents can sit back and relax while enjoying some chilled beverages.

Support for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Support for people who are financially or socially disadvantaged.

LGBTI friendly.

Support for ATSI cultural needs.

In response to the COVID 19 pandemic, VMCH maintains daily reviews on visiting restrictions to all Residential Aged Care Facilities.

New Admissions and families wishing to take a tour of the residence may do so by appointment, at the discretion of the Facility Manager.

All VMCH Residences cater for NDIS eligible clients.

Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged care Residence 6

Memory Support Unit

The purpose built memory support unit not only provides a comfortable home for residents but is specially designed to support people with memory loss.

As the goal is to maintain and enhance quality of life, there is plenty of space for leisure activities, family visits and relaxation.

St Catherine's pride themselves on a ‘person-centred approach’ and provide individualised care to each resident and ensure physical, social and mental wellbeing.

The friendly and experienced staff are trained in Montessori methods. The philosophy behind this approach enables residents to be as independent as possible, make choices, contribute to their community and maintain their self-esteem.



Location




1 Clayton Road , BALWYN , 3103, VIC

Residents: 89

Type: Charitable

Provider:
Villa Maria Catholic Homes Limited

Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged Care Residence
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency

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