BlueCross Riverlea

Part of BlueCross

BlueCross Riverlea is a modern, spacious and refined home fitted with every convenience, including telephone and television connection, hydronic heating and ceiling fans. Manicured courtyards and well-tended gardens provide plenty of space for spending time with family and friends. Walls are painted in subtle blue and cream tones, which have a calming effect.

Outside courtyards are interspersed through the residential wings, with manicured gardens, pergolas and a winding footpath around the perimeter, the perfect length for a daily walk.

Residents gain valuable interaction with their peers through a selection of leisure and lifestyle programs conducted to promote physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. Activities include:

  • Domestic therapy
  • Carpet bowls
  • Knitting
  • Regular outings
  • Bingo
  • Card games
  • Piano sing-a-longs
  • Movie matinees

As well as retail store run by residents, there are onsite services available, including:

  • Hairdressing
  • Podiatry
  • Physiotherapy

There is also multicultural and non-denominational church services that take place in the fireplace sitting rom.

The staff at Riverlea are dedicated to providing the support needed for residents to get the independent lifestyle they deserve, in a safe and nurturing environment.


The resident chef prepares delicious healthy meals using fresh produce every day. The menu can be altered for individuals with particular dietary or cultural preferences. Morning and afternoon tea is hosted daily in the dining area.

 Responsive and planned respite options are also available to relieve families under pressure.


All rooms - Single room + private ensuite; maximum occupancy – 1 person. Size: 14.9–20.2 m2 excluding ensuite. Riverlea’s Superior rooms have views of the sunny pergola courtyard or one of the inner courtyards. They provide ample space for your cherished belongings as well as all the amenities and furnishings of a Standard room. Some rooms have interconnecting doors, and can be configured to suit couples.

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Daily Accommodation Payments
Refundable Accommodation Deposit
$58.54 $0 (No Deposit)
$29.27 $262,500 (50%)
$0 $525,000 (100%)

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Excellent support. a caring attitude and always considerate of the patient. They are a happy family of supporters who are genuine in their kindness.

Excellent care. Kind. Loving. Patient. Supportive.

Hello Leonie Thank you for taking the time to review our home. We appreciate your feedback. kind regards Julie Maya

During an extremly difficult time for My Farther and our family, the Riverlea staff led by Joanne couldnt have been more helpful and flexible. They answered many questions, went out of there way to ease both the family and more importantly my father. The facility is great, and they ensure the transition was done smoothly and quickly.

Hi Simon thank you for your review, I agree with your sentiments, the path to aged care is very challenging and it is wonderful to have support and guidance from experienced and caring people.

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