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Southern Cross Care (SA, NT & VIC) Inc Heritage Apartments Retirement Living

Part of Southern Cross Care (SA, NT & VIC) Inc

Set in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs in leafy Myrtle Bank, Southern Cross Care offers a warm and inviting retirement living community called Heritage Apartments. This vibrant community within the Lourdes Valley precinct is close to everything you need, including an array of shopping centres, medical facilities, cafés, restaurants and public transport at your door step.   

Representing wonderful value, these apartments have undergone stunning refurbishments and include features such as European kitchen appliances, reverse cycle air-conditioning for year round comfort, built-in wardrobes, new flooring and modern lighting, all while maintaining the heritage charm. Car parking is also available.  As a lovely added bonus, there is a beautiful historical Chapel onsite, offering regular services.

As an extension to your new home, you will have full access to wonderful onsite facilities and amenities within the Lourdes Valley precinct, including delicious meals available at The Waterford Crystal Café, a gym, spa, theatre and library. In addition, next door at Carmelite, you also have access to The Bowler Family Café, and the Community Health & Wellness Centre where we encourage you to make use of our professional community services.  If you are recovering from an illness or injury, or just want to live a more active life, our therapy and fitness classes, and one-on-one allied health services could be perfect for you.  We also offer a range of Home Support services tailored to meet your needs.

If you enjoy the outdoors, Heritage Apartments is within easy walking distance of Ridge Park which has a wonderful playground for the grandchildren, and green spaces for the whole family - including pets - to enjoy.   With like-minded neighbours and help at hand when you need it, Heritage Apartments is a better place to start the next phase of your retirement journey.

Other services and amenities include:

  • Public transport at your door step
  • Near a plethora of shopping and social amenities
  • Vibrant and welcoming community
  • Maintenance free living
  • Beautifully maintained apartments with period features
  • Access to other Lourdes Valley precinct amenities and facilities
  • Historical Chapel onsite with regular services
  • Access to a range of Health & Wellness and Home Support Services

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Southern Cross Care (Vic) Lends Support to End Violence Against Women

on Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Leading aged care provider, Southern Cross Care (Vic) once again threw its weight behind White Ribbon Day, with staff and office locations across Victoria taking an active role to raise awareness on the prevention of domestic and family violence. Among the various initiatives planned were workplace morning or afternoon teas, and ‘Wear White to Work’ day.

Melbourne Archbishop Marks Beginning of Southern Cross Care (Vic) And Mercy Health’s Shared Mission

on Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Melbourne Archbishop Denis Hart  blessed the Southern Cross Care (Vic) Support Services Office in Hughesdale, Melbourne, on Thursday 7 September to acknowledge the shared mission the organisation is embarking on with Mercy Health

Violence Prevention Program for Aged Care Staff Gets a Boost from State Government

on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

A violence prevention program by Southern Cross Care (Vic) and the Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH) has been given a boost, thanks to a grant from the Victorian Government through the Community Partnerships for Primary Prevention Program.

Residents Go Cyber at Southern Cross Care, Thanks to Volunteer

on Monday, May 8, 2017

For the past 12 months, Wayne Hughes has been a familiar face at Ave Maria Village, an idyllic aged care home located in Shepparton, north of Melbourne. 

Where Home Help Makes a Difference

on Monday, March 27, 2017

For many older people, home is where the heart is and living the best life may simply mean living at home for as long as possible. And with the right support, this is possible, said Kitty Smutny who has been a full-time carer for her husband for the past four years. 

Home-based Dementia Advisory Service Launched for People with Dementia and Their Carers

on Tuesday, January 24, 2017

For older people living in the southern metropolitan region of Melbourne, they can now take advantage of a unique home-based dementia advisory service which is delivered in the comfort of their own home.

Mercy Health and Southern Cross Care Victoria to Explore Possible Merger

on Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Mercy Health and Southern Cross Care Victoria have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore a possible merger and work together to ensure the quality and consistent care of the people they serve, now and into the future.

Southern Cross Care (Vic) Responds to Dementia Epidemic with Three-Year Strategic Plan

on Monday, November 7, 2016

Leading aged care provider, Southern Cross Care (Vic), is launching a three-year dementia strategic plan to respond to the challenges of dementia which is today, the single biggest health issue facing older people in Australia. 

Aged Care Residents Riding High at Lynbrook

on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The roar of motorcycles could be heard miles away even before they arrived at Southern Cross Care Lynbrook aged care home. 

Southern Cross Care (Vic) wins top award at ACSA Victoria Aged Care Awards

on Friday, October 7, 2016

Southern Cross Care (Vic), a leading aged care and community services provider has won the Organisation Award at the 2016 ACSA Victoria Aged Care Awards. 

A Forty-year Family Connection

on Monday, October 3, 2016

Community service is in the Leonard family DNA. Like their connection to aged care provider Southern Cross Care (Vic), it has been a warm, positive thread throughout their lives for more than 40 years.

A Trip Down Memory Lane

on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

A photograph, a keepsake, a song or even a whiff of perfume – these are among the many sensory cues that can bring back an old memory. 

Second Stage of Dandenong Aged Care Home with ‘Smaller is Better’ Design to Open in August

on Monday, July 11, 2016

Cutting an impressive sight in the heart of vibrant suburban Dandenong is leading aged care provider Southern Cross Care (Vic)’s showpiece aged care home, Southern Cross Care Dandenong

Southern Cross Care (Vic) Announced as a White Ribbon Workplace

on Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Leading aged care provider Southern Cross Care (Vic) has successfully been accredited as a ‘White Ribbon Workplace’, for taking active steps to prevent and respond to men’s violence against women.

Southern Cross Care (Vic): Never Too Old to Volunteer

on Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Ask Wally O’Meara what gives him great satisfaction in life and he would tell you it is helping people and giving back to the community.  Wally volunteers at Southern Cross Care Dandenong aged care home, a role he has proudly devoted his time to for the past fifteen years. At 93, Wally is Southern Cross Care (Vic)’s second oldest volunteer. 

Employees Experiencing Domestic and Family Violence to Receive Special Leave

on Friday, April 15, 2016

Employees of a leading aged care provider in Victoria are now entitled to special paid leave to seek help, if they are experiencing domestic or family violence at home.   

Southern Cross Care Victoria to Farewell ‘Passionate and Transformational’ Leader

on Thursday, February 11, 2016

The chairman of the board of directors of Southern Cross Care Victoria, Greg van Mourik, has announced the early retirement of a “passionate and transformational leader”, long-serving chief executive officer Jan Horsnell.

Southern Cross Care (Vic) Appoints New Manager for its Kingston Homes

on Monday, February 1, 2016

Following a public tender process, leading aged care provider Southern Cross Care (Vic) is taking over management of Kingston Council’s three residential aged care homes and the independently operated Mordialloc Community Nursing Home, commencing late February 2016.

Staying Mobile with New Wheels

on Friday, January 22, 2016

When Carole Johnson was hit by several severe strokes sixteen years ago, her husband Bill took on the responsibility of caring for her. In 2011, Carole took up a Home Care Package with aged care provider Southern Cross Care (Vic) to provide her with more support. 

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