BlueCross Silverwood


BlueCross Silverwood
101-105 Porter Street TEMPLESTOWE 3106


BlueCross Silverwood

BlueCross Silverwood Nursing Home


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Located adjacent to the beautiful Westerfolds Park and the Yarra River, BlueCross Silverwood offers a comfortable and friendly environment for those looking for quality aged care.

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Bluecross Silverwood features shared spaces across three levels including a dining room and a welcoming common lounge with gas fireplace, flat screen television and comfortable seats. For quieter moments, there are also two smaller lounges for your relaxation.

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Other amenities include a billiards room with bar, self-serve kitchenettes, a cosy lounge area with games console, a computer with internet access and a well-stocked library. If you like the outdoors, the landscaped courtyard at the heart of the residence is the perfect spot to enjoy the sunshine and breathe in the fresh air.

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At BlueCross Silverwood, every room is tastefully and simply decorated to allow for individual taste. Each room comes fitted with:

  • Television connection
  • Telephone connection
  • Heating
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Streetscape views
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Residents have plenty of opportunity to host their friends and families in the contained courtyard with BBQ area or the multiple small lounge areas with kitchenettes and tea and coffee making kits. On the second floor there is a sunny conservatory used for activities and a large outdoor terrace with sweeping views of the leafy trees and colourful rose garden.

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Residents’ independence and dignity is the foremost priority at Silverwood. Leisure and lifestyle programs are coordinated to meet individual preferences as well as encourage group engagement. Weekly bus trips to local shopping precincts and monthly outings to nearby eateries are conducted to promote connectivity with the Templestowe community.

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To keep residents looking and feeling their best, these additional services are also available:

  • Hairdressing
  • Podiatry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Optometry
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Meals

Lunch and dinner takes place in the plush dining room. All meals are prepared daily with fresh produce by the qualified chef. Breakfast is served conveniently to residents’ own suites. All dietary requirements are adhered to.

Planned and responsive respite options are available to relieve families under pressure.

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Are you considering a placement at BlueCross Silverwood ?

Do you have a loved one who needs respite care, convalescent care or permanent placement at BlueCross Silverwood or another aged care facility in the TEMPLESTOWE area ?

Preferably with an accommodation payment (RAD / DAP), and any additional service fees, within your budget ?

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101-105 Porter Street , TEMPLESTOWE , 3106, VIC

Beds: 61

Private Incorporated Body

Service Provider: Third Age Australia Pty Ltd

BlueCross Silverwood
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency

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