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Menarock Life Willowbrae aged care residence Templestowe is a comfortable and welcoming 64 bed aged care residency offering permanent and respite care. Willowbrae offers a warm, homelike and relaxed environment with a genuine community feel for residents to enjoy and enhance their lifestyle.
The new luxury 15 room extension encompasses larger suites, library, coffee shop and expansive lounge areas.
As with any of Menarock Life’s aged care residences, an integral part of the Life Care program is to develop individual care plans which provide a holistic approach to meeting residents’ needs. Care plans are reviewed regularly to ensure they continue to meet the needs of each resident including their mental, spiritual and physical well-being.
At Willowbrae aged care residence Templestowe they focus on providing person centred care to maintain choice, respect and independence for residents with 24-hour nursing support by highly trained, qualified and friendly staff including registered nurses. Care is also supported by visiting specialist services for physiotherapy, podiatry, a dietitian, dentistry work and speech therapy.
Meals are prepared daily by a qualified chef using only fresh ingredients. Serving delicious and varied home style meals that are designed in conjunction with a dietitian to ensure satisfaction and enjoyment for residents. They cater for all dietary requirements, special requests and/ or celebrations. Family members are also most welcome to join together at meal times. Whilst they encourage residents to eat in the dining room, a tray service is available for those who prefer to eat in the privacy of their own room.
Residents may choose to relax in the spacious comfort of the lounge room in front of the cosy open fireplace, enjoy the fresh air and sunshine in our central courtyard, read a book from the library, have a coffee in the self-serve cafe or participate in many activities or simply take time out in their own private room.
All rooms at Willowbrae aged care residence Templestowe are single rooms with:
Residents have the option to bring some furniture, paintings and mementos to give their room that personal touch.
‘Live Life’ is the lifestyle team’s passion, they offer a varied, enjoyable and life enhancing program that is designed to cater for everyone’s needs. Regular activities include weekly music therapy conducted by a qualified music therapist. Other activities include yoga, men’s gym, bus outings, lunch groups and coffee club, happy hour, knitting group and entertainers, and they also cater for all spiritual needs. The Lotus Club is a dementia specific small group which is run daily. This program is designed to focus on and encourage residents to express themselves in their own unique way.
Involvement of family and loved ones is encouraged and embraced. ‘Willowbrae’ is ideally located on Westerfolds Park doorstep bounded by the Yarra River yet near local cafes, shopping centres, public transport and medical services.
Are you considering respite care, convalescent care, or permanent care for your elderly loved one at Willowbrae Templestowe Hostel ?
Or you may be seaching for an immediate vacancy at a similar aged care home close to TEMPLESTOWE ?
Senior Moves can provide an independant and experienced comparison of Willowbrae Templestowe Hostel, including services delivered and the financials, in relation to other aged care homes around TEMPLESTOWE.
Senior Moves is a respected aged care placement service and can assist you immediately.
81-85 Porter Street , TEMPLESTOWE , 3106, VIC
Private Incorporated Body
Menarock Aged Care Services (Templestowe) Pty Ltd
Willowbrae Templestowe Hostel
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency
The family information session will provide you with up-to-date and unbiased information about your local residential care options
The facility shortlist will help match the right aged care home to your individual family needs and preferences in a timely manner.
The RAD Negotiation service has helped many families reduce the accommodation charges and any additional service fees.
Making sure that all necessary paperwork is completed correctly and submitted in a timely manner.
We can assist with the settling in period to ensure that all items are fully covered.
Relocation Management will help you carefully disperse, pack, clean, arrange transport and unpack.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care has increased awareness and increased activity of the Aged Care Quality Agency and recent media reports regarding Retirement Villages and aged care homes has reinforced the need to seek experienced assistance when placing a loved one into a Retirement Village, Serviced Apartment, SRS or Aged Care Home.
Senior Moves have detailed knowledge and experience in residential care placement and can make sure that you receive accurate and unbiased information.
We have developed trusted working relationships with many accommodation providers and hospitals but are not affiliated or aligned with any aged care provider or financial organisation.
Covid-19 and the Royal Commission into Aged Care have increased awareness regarding aged care homes.
This has reinforced the benefit of seeking independent and experienced assistance when placing a loved one into an aged care home.
Refundable Accommodation Deposits (RAD) and Additional Service Fees (ASF) can be negotiated with the aged care provider.
We have been achieving excellent outcomes for our family clients for many years.
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