BlueCross Autumndale offers a homely environment that promotes consistent and engagement between residents and staff. The staff at BlueCross build relationships with residents and consider it a joy to come to work every day.
Spacious, sun-dappled living areas are comfortably furnished with quality decorative pieces. There are 45 single rooms, all of which have adjoining ensuite bathrooms, telephone and television connection, hydronic heating and ceiling fans. All rooms are set within close proximity to the common areas and gardens.
The residence has recently been recarpeted in creamy tones which ties in with the grand chandeliers, Tudor-style window panes and warming fireplace. Tranquil, landscaped gardens provide comfort in the open air.
The well-qualified staff at BlueCross Autumndale understand the balance between meeting your needs and intruding on your personal space. It is 24 hour care in which you can safely relax but also enjoy your privacy.
Leisure and lifestyle
There is a focus at Autumndale to maintain an active and social environment. Regular barbecues and lifestyle programs are a prominent feature on the calendar, with a diverse range of activities to cater to many whims and fancies. There are games and quizzes, arts and crafts, bingo, discussions and reminiscence groups. Staff also conduct wood work and other courses in the ever-popular ‘Men’s Shed.’
Entertainers and local church members pay regular visits, making sure there is never a dull moment in the spacious, multi-purpose rooms.
In-house hairdressing, podiatry and physiotherapy services are also available on a fee for service basis.
Other features to note:
- Serve-self cappuccino machine
- Hockey table
- Covered pergolas
- High level hotel services including laundry, gardening, housekeeping, cleaning and maintenance
Nutritious and delicious meals are made on-site with fresh ingredients and morning and afternoon tea is served daily in the charming dining room.
The chef caters to any religious or cultural needs.
Short-term stays in the form of responsive or planned respite is also available.