Catholic Healthcare - Jemalong Residential Village

Catholic Healthcare - Jemalong Residential Village

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Jemalong Residential Village caters for 127 residents, and offers comfort and security with 24 hour, seven day a week, registered nursing care.

In early 2019, all the residents of The Mater in Forbes relocated to Jemalong Residential Village. 

Each bedroom is single occupancy and features a private en-suite. All rooms also include:

  • Air conditioning
  • Bedside locker
  • Built-in wardrobe
  • Electric high/low bed
  • Call bell and individual SOS pendant
  • Computer data port
  • Phone connection
  • Television connection

A comprehensive activities and lifestyle program is offered and provides residents with a range of recreational activities. A pastoral care coordinator assists residents in maintaining links with their cultural and spiritual life.

A generous recreation area features hairdressing facilities and a coffee shop where residents can enjoy spending time with visiting family and friends.

An 11-seater bus (with wheelchair access) regularly takes residents on outings to local areas of interest. The home is located adjacent to Forbes District Hospital with other local medial services also close by.

Other services and amenities available at Catholic Healthcare’s Jemalong Residential Village include:

  • Large activities room
  • BBQ, garden area and undercover seating
  • Cafe
  • Chapel (services held weekly)
  • Spacious dining rooms and formal lounges
  • Hairdressing salon
  • TV room with large screen TV, Foxtel and DVDs
  • Arts and crafts
  • Exercise program
  • Hydrotherapy bath on site
  • Men’s shed
  • Residents’ pets are considered
  • Social activities/outings
  • Visiting pets program
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Mater Chapel Blessing – Jemalong Residential Village

on Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Residents, staff, local community members and Catholic Healthcare representatives have attended the formal Blessing of the Jemalong Residential Village Chapel in Forbes. The ceremony was a formal Liturgy of Blessing of the Chapel and also marked the official re-naming of the Chapel to the 'Mater Chapel’. The name is in recognition of the Sisters of Mercy and their dedicated contribution to health and aged care in the Forbes region.

A Memorable Horse Drawn Carriage Ride for Jemalong Residential Village Residents

on Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Delighted residents from Jemalong Residential Village in Forbes were recently treated to a horse drawn carriage ride through the countryside as part of Catholic Healthcare’s My Wish program. For the residents, the experience was nostalgic and an opportunity to reminisce, share stories and bond with each other.

The Word Gets Around at Jemalong

on Friday, December 20, 2019

A new activity at Catholic Healthcare Jemalong Residential Village in Forbes is proving very popular. Every Sunday afternoon a group of 20 plus residents are meeting to chat, have a glass of a favourite tipple, and discuss poetry.

Forbes Jemalong Aged Peoples Association Contributes $1.25M Towards Catholic Healthcare’s Jemalong Retirement Living Village

on Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Catholic Healthcare was delighted to receive a cheque from the former Forbes Jemalong Aged Peoples Association for $1.25 million, contributing towards the development of its Retirement Living Village in Forbes.

Catholic Healthcare Celebrates Silver Jubilee

on Wednesday, July 24, 2019

This week, Catholic Healthcare is celebrating 25 years of health and aged care service right across the organisation. 

Catholic Healthcare Jemalong Residential Village Expansion Approved

on Monday, April 10, 2017

THE expansion of Catholic Healthcare’s Jemalong Residential Village and its merger with Mater Aged Care has been officially approved.

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