Common areas are named after native plants; Wattle, Banksia, Melaleuca, Acacia and Silvergum, evoking the beauty of the Australian bush. Lounge areas are separated by landscaped gardens and courtyards. Common spaces include:
- A billiards table
- Well-stocked library
- Cosy gas-log fireplace
- Flat-screen televisions
The dementia-specific wing has its own courtyard, dining room, sitting areas and sensory art space.
Each room is stylishly decorated, with deference to individual tastes. Ageing in place is offered to alleviate the inconvenience of having to move as care levels increase.
All rooms come equipped with:
- Television connection
- Telephone connection
- Hyrdronic heating
- Ceiling fan
The leisure and lifestyle program at Glengowrie is specially tailored to provide interesting activities that promote residents’ social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. There is a special room that hosts bingo, craft classes and a weekly boutique to offer residents a spot of shopping. Other activities and features include:
- Mystery outings
- Computer centre
- BBQ areas
- Raised vegetable garden
There is also plenty of opportunity for quiet time with comfortable and spacious sitting rooms, as well as picturesque gardens and courtyard areas.
The chef prepares a nutritious and delicious menu daily, accommodating to specific dietary or cultural preferences as instructed.
Staff are friendly, professional and absolutely committed to making residents feel as safe, secure and happy as possible.
Responsive and planned respite options are also available to relieve families under pressure.