TLC Aged Care

TLC Aged Care is a family owned business that has been providing “Tender Loving Aged Care” to residents of its homes for over twenty years. TLC’s ten Aged Care homes are situated across Melbourne and Geelong.

To ensure the highest level of care possible all TLC homes are:

  • Fully accredited by the Department of Health and Ageing
  • Employ qualified staff across all clinical and non-clinical roles
  • Have a dedicated "Admissions Co-ordinator' on-site to assist and support you

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Early Childhood Education Specialist Joins TLC

on Wednesday, April 13, 2022

TLC Healthcare has appointed Helen Toohey as their new General Manager of Early Learning, and she will be joining the TLC Early Learning team on 26 April 2022.

Aged Care Legal Expert Joins TLC

on Friday, March 11, 2022

TLC Healthcare (TLC) has appointed Sabine Phillips as their new Chief Legal Counsel, and she will be joining the executive team on 4 April 2022.

In-School Vaccination to Commence In Term 1

on Wednesday, January 12, 2022

TLC Healthcare (TLC) will be amongst the first providers to vaccinate children on their return to school in 2022. Firbank Grammar School and Brighton Grammar School in Melbourne’s southern suburbs will be running in-school vaccination clinics from January 14, prior to their students returning to school. The Government-funded roll-out of the vaccine at in-school clinics will substantially boost vaccination coverage in Australia.

TLC Wins Government COVID-19 Vaccination Contract

on Friday, October 29, 2021

Building on the success of their in-reach vaccination program and the roll-out of rapid antigen testing in residential aged care homes and schools, TLC Aged Care has been contracted by the Commonwealth Government to administer on-site COVID-19 vaccinations.

TLC First to Offer Booster Vaccines to Residents

on Wednesday, October 27, 2021

On Thursday, 28 October 2021, TLC Aged Care will be Australia's first aged care provider to offer Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster doses to its 1,600 aged care residents and 2,000 staff and contractors across their 11 locations. TLC will be utilising their in-house TLC Primary Care vaccination team to deliver the doses.

Australian Business Awards Recognise TLC for the 6th Consecutive Year

on Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The 2021 Australian Business Awards have once again recognised TLC Aged Care as Employer of Choice Winner and for the first time as a Winner for Business Excellence.

Rapid Antigen Testing Saves TLC Aged Care Homes

on Wednesday, October 6, 2021

On September 9, TLC Aged Care introduced a rapid antigen testing program at their 11 residential aged care homes across Melbourne and Geelong. TLC is Australia’s first aged care provider to mandate rapid antigen tests for every visitor, staff member and contractor that enters their homes. The rapid antigen test that TLC utilises is 95% effective and has been approved by the TGA in Australia and the FDA in the United States.

TLC Aged Care Mandates Rapid COVID-19 Tests for all Visitors

on Thursday, September 9, 2021

Melbourne-based aged care provider, TLC Aged Care, has announced that all visitors to their aged care homes will be required to take a rapid COVID-19 test and return a negative result before entry.

TLC To Commence Mandatory Rapid Antigen Testing

on Wednesday, August 25, 2021

From September 9, TLC Aged Care (TLC) will be introducing a rapid antigen testing program at their 11 residential aged care homes located across Melbourne and Geelong. This program is a critical step in preparing for the changes that will be introduced when 80% of the Australian population is vaccinated against COVID-19.

TLC Wins 16% Of Victoria’s ACAR Allocations

on Friday, July 30, 2021

TLC Aged Care has been awarded 205 subsidised residential aged care places in the 2020 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR), which is 100% of their requested places. This is the highest number of aged care places allocated to a single provider in Australia.

TLC Aged Care Mandated Staff COVID-19 Vaccinations in March 2021

on Tuesday, June 29, 2021

TLC Aged Care mandated compulsory COVID-19 vaccinations for all of their 1,800 aged care staff plus their external contractors in March 2021. The Australian Government has confirmed that this will now be the case in all residential aged care homes across Australia.

TLC Wins Major Vaccination Contract

on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

TLC Healthcare has confirmed that they have been appointed by the Department of Health to vaccinate thousands of aged care residents who were unable to be immunised during the initial vaccination program.

TLC Assisting Other Aged Care Providers with Vaccination Programs

on Monday, June 7, 2021

TLC Aged Care has today confirmed that they are in a position to assist other aged care providers to vaccinate their residents and staff against COVID-19 and influenza.

They Did It! TLC Aged Care Completes Their Covid-19 Vaccination Program

on Monday, May 3, 2021

TLC Aged Care is the first residential aged care provider of its size to complete the vaccination of their 1,500 residents, and 2,000 staff and contractors against COVID-19.

TLC Healthcare Defies the COVID-19 Vaccination Odds

on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

TLC Healthcare will be the first residential aged care provider to fully vaccinate their 1,500 residents, 2,000 staff, and contractors against COVID-19.

TLC Approved to Administer COVID-19 Vaccination

on Friday, March 12, 2021

TLC Healthcare (TLC) is the first residential aged care provider to be given approval to directly administer the COVID-19 vaccine as part of the phase 1A roll-out of the national vaccination program. This is the first agreement of its type, aside from the current contractors engaged by the Government for the phase 1A roll out.

TLC First To Vaccinate Aged Care Residents

on Friday, February 19, 2021

TLC Healthcare (TLC) will be amongst the first aged care providers to vaccinate its residents against COVID-19. TLC has received confirmation that a government team will commence administering the vaccine to its residents at Homestead Estate, at Wallington outside Geelong, on Monday February 22, as early as 8:00am, as part of Phase 1A of the national vaccination roll-out strategy.

TLC Wins Australian Business Awards Five Years Running

on Thursday, October 8, 2020

Once again in 2020, TLC Healthcare has been recognised by The Australian Business Awards as Employer of Choice Winner, and also Winner for Product Excellence for the first time.

TLC Aged Care Is COVID-19 Free: How Did They Do It?

on Monday, September 14, 2020

On 11 September 2020, the Australian Government Department of Health released a report listing all of the residential aged care homes that have experienced COVID-19 outbreaks across Australia. TLC Aged Care's unique integrated care strategy, infectious disease control measures, and early response has resulted in them not being included in the report. 

COVID-19 Successful Response at TLC Aged Care Forest Lodge

on Wednesday, September 2, 2020

TLC Healthcare confirmed today that they have undertaken COVID-19 testing of all of the staff and residents at their residential aged care home, Forest Lodge in Frankston North, and all tests have returned a negative result.

TLC Acquires 220-240 Princess Highway, Hallam

on Wednesday, July 22, 2020

TLC Healthcare has acquired a 2.99 hectare (29,946m²) property located at 220-240 Princess Hwy, Hallam; adjacent to their existing Homewood Residential Aged Care location. TLC Homewood is a 180 room residential aged care home that encompasses a TLC Primary Care community medical centre.   

TLC Turns to Technology to Fight COVID-19

on Tuesday, July 21, 2020

In the fight against COVID-19, TLC Healthcare has implemented several new initiatives to minimise its impact. Recently, it has turned to a mix of innovative technologies to ensure the safety of their residents, patients, visitors and staff.

TLC Breaks Ground at Their New Site in Melbourne

on Wednesday, July 1, 2020

TLC Healthcare has broken ground on their latest development in the Melbourne bayside suburb of Mordialloc. This development, located opposite Woodlands Golf Course, will incorporate a 120 place child care centre alongside a 150 place residential aged care home, community medical centre, commercial health club, swimming pool and café. 

Virtual Reality Gets Physical at TLC

on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Virtual reality technology has been a part of TLC Healthcare’s wellbeing programs, and as a form of entertainment for residents, for several years. TLC is extending this with the integration of virtual reality interactive walls for their physical wellbeing programs. Australia’s first interactive virtual reality wall, specifically designed for residential aged care, has been installed at TLC’s flagship aged care home in the Melbourne suburb of Clifton Hill. 

A New Integrated Approach to Physical Wellbeing at TLC

on Thursday, August 15, 2019

We have all heard the expression “if you don’t move it, you lose it”. Maintaining physical activity is key to enjoying life in our later years. With this in mind, TLC Healthcare has launched its TLC Wellbeing physical health program designed to keep their residents moving on a regular basis and tracking their physical activity.

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