Mecwacare John Atchison Centre


Mecwacare John Atchison Centre
312-318 Derrimut Road HOPPERS CROSSING 3029


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Mecwacare John Atchison Centre



Facilities and Services

mecwacare John Atchison Centre is located in Hoppers Crossing and provides care and accommodation for 100 residents in Melbourne's West.

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One and two-bedroom suites are offered, with each featuring access to a garden or balcony. All rooms are single occupancy and include an ensuite bathroom. Two-bedroom suites feature kitchenettes.

Three comfortable dining areas are available for residents to use, along with spacious and relaxing lounge areas. An activities room is used for a variety of lifestyle programs and includes a tea and coffee area for visiting friends and family.

The lifestyle program has a great range of activities on offer for residents including cooking, sewing groups, regular outings, singing, dancing and more.

Other services and amenities at mecwacare John Atchison Centre include:

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  • 24-hour care and support provided by Registered Nurses, personal care and lifestyle staff
  • Full accreditation under the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency
  • Secure and protected environment
  • Ageing-in-place accommodation
  • Respite care when beds are available
  • Lounge rooms with tea/coffee making facilities
  • Two well-appointed dining rooms
  • Private dining room for special celebrations
  • Well established landscaped gardens
  • Movie theatre
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Library
  • Cafe
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All Rooms

Modern furniture is provided in all rooms of the John Atchison Centre, including specialised beds, overhead table, one chair, bedside table and a cupboard.

Residents can bring their own furniture (excluding beds), or use mecwacare-provided designer furniture.

High quality carpet is used throughout the John Atchison Centre, creating a luxurious, at-home environment.

Premium linen and designer fabrics are utilised across the John Atchison Centre.

All rooms have generous storage space, including built-in wardrobes.

All resident room doors are lockable, and each has a lockable cupboard and bedside table drawer. Safes are available on request.

Installation of personal fittings will be carried out by mecwacare’s Maintenance Officer.

The individual climate of each room can be set by the resident through reverse-cycle air-conditioning and heating. Overhead lighting controls are in each room, and sensor lighting is used in all en-suites to enhance safety.

Windows designed to block out harmful UV radiation provide natural light in each room.

All rooms have private ensuites that are fully accessible, including absence of trip hazards on floor, built-in handrails on each toilet and handrails throughout the ensuite bathroom.

All rooms, ensuites and public areas have Nurse Call buttons. All resident rooms have telephones, and connections for free-toair television and Foxtel on connection by resident. Internet connections are installed for access if required.

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Superior Room - with balcony

All rooms are private single accommodation with an ensuite bathroom.

Superior room - with garden

All rooms are private single accommodation in a double-room suite with an ensuite bathroom.

Are you considering a placement at Mecwacare John Atchison Centre ?

Do you have a loved one who needs respite care, convalescent care or permanent placement at Mecwacare John Atchison Centre or another aged care facility in the HOPPERS CROSSING area ?

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

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Application, admission and negotiating the fees at Mecwacare John Atchison Centre

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  • Provide advocacy and support during the settling-in period and after the placement has been completed.




312-318 Derrimut Road , HOPPERS CROSSING , 3029, VIC

Beds: 101

Community Based

Service Provider: MECWA

Mecwacare John Atchison Centre
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency

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