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Calvary Health Care

Q1 Building, Level 4 1 Southbank Boulevard, Southbank, Victoria, 3006

Our unique approach to aged care is based on respect for the individual. We provide all types of aged care support, whether it is high care or low care for the short term or the long term. By treating each resident as family, and placing their best interests at the heart of everything we do, we’ve grown to be one of Australia’s leading aged care providers.

Our aged care services

We work tirelessly to ensure our homes are places that advance the frontiers of aged living, through innovation and integration of clinical practice with lifestyle pursuits, hospitality and design.

We provide the following aged care services:

  • Permanent residential care
  • Short-term residential respite stays
  • Memory support and assistance for those living with dementia

Lifestyle at Calvary Health Care

Our engaging lifestyle pograms run 7 days a week and ensure there are plenty of planned activities for residents to enjoy. Participation is entirely voluntary and residents (plus their family and friends) are encouraged to suggest activities and entertainment ideas that they feel are of interest and therapuetic benefit to their fellow residents.

Other aspects of our lifestyle and leisure services at Calvary Health Care include:

  • Food and beverage: Enjoy a diverse menu to suit all diets and tastes, cooked from fresh ingredients by our kitchen teams.
  • Special occasions: We like to celebrate the special moments, including birthdays, wedding anniversaries and milestone achievements.
  • Animal therapy: Regular visits from external animal keepers, farmers and pet owners.
  • Bus trips: Enjoy excursions and regular visits to local attractions within the community

For more information on our aged care homes or life at Calvary Health Care, please visit our website or call us today


Our locations

ACT
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
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Goal Tree Achievements at Calvary Mt Carmel: Ex-Railway Shunter's Sky-High Adventure in a Tiger Moth

on Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Staff at Calvary Mt Carmel, a residential aged care home in Maitland, were determined to fulfill the wish of 84-year-old Stan Shaw when he expressed his desire to take a ride in a Tiger Moth aircraft.

Calvary Flora McDonald Introduces Transformative Music Therapy Program for Memory Support Unit Residents

on Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Calvary Flora McDonald in Cowandilla is delighted to offer weekly music therapy sessions to residents in the homes' dedicated Memory Support Unit. This special program, spanning ten weeks, is organised and conducted by a registered music therapist from Creative Therapy Adelaide. Thanks to a generous contribution from the family of one of the current residents, the program has been partially funded, including the provision of instrument kits.

94-Year-Old Nancy Finds Joy in Returning to 'Mirridong': The Home she Named Six Decades Ago

on Tuesday, July 4, 2023

Calvary Mirridong, located in Bendigo, once bore the name "Bendigo Blind Home" in its early days. In 1960, a local radio station organized a contest titled "Give it a Name" to rename this cherished establishment. Among the 490 entries received, the winning submission, "Mirridong," meaning a joyful abode, was put forth by Nancy Winzar.

Calvary Kooyong: A One-Stop Solution for Retirement Living and Aged Care Needs

on Tuesday, June 27, 2023

"It all started with a fall," reminisced Lyla Weisler, one of the pioneering retirees who embraced the new Hyson Apartments in the Calvary Kooyong integrated care precinct of Melbourne.

Breaking Barriers: ABC's Old People's Home for Teenagers Inspires Local Aged Care Initiative

on Wednesday, June 21, 2023

If you happened to watch the groundbreaking series Old People's Home for Teenagers on ABC last year, it would have been difficult not to be deeply moved by the participants as they openly shared their experiences, thoughts, and vulnerabilities.

Revolutionising Ageing-in-Place: Calvary Kooyong Precinct Redefines Senior Care

on Monday, February 6, 2023

Graham Archer embodies the enduring vision and core care philosophy of Calvary Kooyong, ensuring the well-being of residents and patients by helping them lead fulfilling lives and addressing their evolving health and social requirements.

Respite Care at Calvary Health Care: the benefits of short-term aged care support

on Tuesday, October 20, 2020

When we think of the terms “aged care” or “nursing home”, we typically picture a permanent state of affairs; one that usually involves the very emotional decision to place an elderly loved one who is no longer able to care for themselves into an aged care home.

Topping Out Ceremony Celebrated at Calvary Newport

on Friday, June 19, 2020

The topping out ceremony was held recently at Calvary Health Care's latest aged care home development in Newport, Victoria. The event, which marks the completion of the development’s construction phase, is a time-honoured tradition within the building industry.

Sustainable Building Design at Calvary The Highbury

on Monday, March 2, 2020

Our modern lifestyles impact our environment in several ways. The cars we drive, the foods we eat, and the buildings we live and work in all place pressure on our natural resources, and with the climate crisis becoming an increasing concern, it’s important that we work hard to ensure solutions are in place to preserve our planet.

The Regent: Providing Leading Aged Care in Mount Waverley

on Thursday, February 27, 2020

The Regent is the brand new, purpose-built residential aged care home from Calvary Health Care. Situated in Mount Waverley, the home offers 105 private single rooms for aged care residents. All rooms have access to their own private ensuite and are available in a variety of styles and sizes, ranging from superior rooms with luxury interiors through to spacious platinum suites with private balconies.

Specialised Dementia Care Wing Opens at Calvary South West Rocks

on Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Last Wednesday (13 March) was an exciting day at Calvary's South West Rocks home in New South Wales as ‘Seaspray’, a specialised area for residents living with dementia, was officially opened with a community event.

Café Brings Together Narre Warren Community

on Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The cosy café at Calvary St Judes residential aged care home was bustling with activity on Wednesday 12 December, as people gathered to celebrate a special partnership between Calvary and Wallara.

Major Extension and Refurbishment Underway at Calvary Mirboo North

on Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Residents at Calvary Mirboo North have joined staff and construction workers to celebrate the commencement of a major extension and refurbishment of the residential care home. Amongst those at the sod-turning ceremony on Thursday 19 July, was Hilda King, who has lived at the Mirboo North home since 1999.

Excellence in Hospitality Celebrated with OSCAR Finalists Announced

on Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The aged care industry is celebrating excellence in hospitality, with the finalists of the OSCAR Hospitality Aged Care Awards announced on Monday.

Calvary Riverside Views: Aged Care with a Design Edge

on Monday, October 9, 2017

If Calvary Riverside Views’ design lead Askolds Petersons had an ego, he would talk incessantly about how great the new $17.5 million building is. But this architect is more than happy to say that no matter how good Calvary Health Care’s newest aged care residence is, it is the views that make it so spectacular.

Local Aged Care Cook Joins Maggie Beer

on Friday, September 2, 2016

Kristine Gerdtz, facility manager at Calvary Kelaston Residential Aged Care in Wendouree, couldn’t be more proud of her new recruit Lee Littlepage. Lee has only been a cook at Kelaston Residential Care for a little over three months and has just been accepted into the Maggie Beer ‘Creating an Appetite For Life’ education program.

Calvary George Vowell Premier Preview

on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Calvary George Vowell Residential Aged Care, in Mount Eliza, recently unveiled its extension and refurbishment at their Premier Preview. The residence, originally catering to the care needs of 90 residents, has been extended to include an additional 34 single suites, dining area, activities room and lounge rooms.

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