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BlueCross Livingstone Gardens

39 Livingstone Road, Vermont South, Victoria, 3133

Part of BlueCross

There are three room types available - apartment-style rooms with kitchenettes which are suitable for singles and couples , standard single rooms (some adjoining for couples) – each featuring modern and luxurious furnishings and fittings, Superior rooms offer balconies and/or glorious views

Large outdoor spaces featuring landscaped gardens offer residents the perfect area to socialise or relax with family and friends. Multiple terrace areas and a BBQ are also ideal places to host gatherings.

An on-site chef prepares fresh and nutritious meals which can be enjoyed by residents in the modern lounge and dining areas. A range of specialist dietary requirements can be catered for.

BlueCross Livingstone Gardens has a secure specialist wing for people living with dementia as well as a dementia day care wing aimed at offering support to the wider community.

Other services and amenities on offer at BlueCross Livingstone Gardens include:

  • Theatre
  • Cafe
  • Specialist dementia care wing
  • Dementia day care centre
  • Private dining room
  • Happy hour lounge
  • Music lounge
  • Men's shed
  • Hair & beauty salon
  • Grand entry foyer with glass atrium
  • Galleries overlooking the entrance foyer
Day Respite Program

BlueCross Livingstone Gardens offers a Day Respite Program for carers of people living with dementia. A range of stimulating activities are provided including painting, carpet bowls, singalongs, movies in the cinema and joining walking groups with residents of the facility.

The program is in operation Mondays to Thursdays from 9:30am until 3:00pm with morning and afternoon tea and lunch provided.



Classic Suites are all private rooms with ensuite. Some rooms offer elevated views of the central courtyard, garden, or surrounding suburbs. Some rooms with a Juliet balcony allowing the balcony door to be opened for fresh air and better views.

Key points

  • Fee for additional services


Daily Accommodation Payments
Refundable Accommodation Deposit
$125.67 $0 (No Deposit)
$62.84 $275,000 (50%)
$0 $550,000 (100%)

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Deluxe rooms at Livingstone Gardens are spacious and most have views of the surrounding neighbourhoods. Each room has ample space for your treasured dressing table, bookshelf or armchair, as well as memorabilia. BlueCross provides a height adjustable bed, built-in wardrobe, bedside table, armchair, individually controlled air-conditioning and hydronic heating, wall-mounted flat screen television and a private ensuite.

Key points

  • Fee for additional services


Daily Accommodation Payments
Refundable Accommodation Deposit
$191.93 $0 (No Deposit)
$95.97 $420,000 (50%)
$0 $840,000 (100%)

 Daily costs calculator


Livingstone Gardens’s Apartments are generous and may overlook the residence’s landscaped gardens, the hills of the Dandenong Ranges, or have views on to one of the private courtyards. They all feature a bedroom with ensuite, a lounge/dining room with kitchenette. Each suite features 2 balconies, except for the ground floor suite which opens onto the terrace. The suites provide all the amenities and furnishings of a standard room. In addition, a sofa, a wingback chair, a coffee table and a dining table and chairs are supplied.

Key points

  • Fee for additional services


Daily Accommodation Payments
Refundable Accommodation Deposit
$227.35 $0 (No Deposit)
$113.68 $497,500 (50%)
$0 $995,000 (100%)

 Daily costs calculator

What are Refundable Accommodation Deposits (RAD) and Daily Accommodation Payments (DAP)

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You can reduce the Daily Accommodation Payments (DAP) by paying a deposit up to the RAD value. Enter a deposit amount below to see the adjusted DAP amount.





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Facility is fairly new and very comfortable. Spotlessly clean and attentive friendly staff. Very happy with this home for mum.

Hi Elizabeth, thanks for your lovely feedback. We are committed to providing quality care to all our residents and thank you for giving us the opportunity to support your mum.

I am thrilled with my brother's care and support in livingstone gardens. I can't thank Eamonn and Damian enough for all the help they gave me organizing my brothers transition to the facility. As my brother is special needs it was an extremely stressful time for me but now i know that he is being well cared for and extremely happy . A lot less worry for me .thanks all at livingstone Gardens

Hi Janet, thank you for taking the time to review Livingstone Gardens. It can be a stressful time transitioning to a new facility and I am glad Eamonn and Damian helped make this process easier for you and your brother. It is great to hear how happy your brother is in his new home, the staff there work hard to make this happen, and will really appreciate this feedback.

Opal HealthCare Set to Expand with Acquisition of BlueCross Aged Care and Home Care Services

on Wednesday, March 13, 2024

In approximately June this year and subject to regulatory approvals, ownership of BlueCross’ 31 Aged Care Residences and its Home Care services will be transferred to Opal HealthCare.

Spot a Bear at BlueCross Livingstone Gardens

on Wednesday, May 13, 2020

All around the world, as well as in Australia, it is not unusual to see a teddy bear or two peeping out of a window, balcony or fence. If you are wondering what this is all about, welcome to one of the latest and most popular activities to keep children entertained during the coronavirus pandemic – teddy bear hunt! No one knows where or how the trend began, but residents at BlueCross Livingstone Gardens are certainly not missing out on the fun!

Bridging the Age Gap at BlueCross

on Monday, November 13, 2017

An innovative, intergenerational program hosted at BlueCross’ Livingstone Gardens Aged Care Residence, and devised by Livingstone Primary School, is closing the gap between the old and new generations. 

Community Open Day this Sunday 19th February at BlueCross Livingstone Gardens

on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

BlueCross Livingstone Gardens will open its doors to all, this Sunday the 19th of February with a Community Open Day.

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