BlueCross Ashby


BlueCross Ashby
25 Ashford Street     TEMPLESTOWE LOWER     VIC     3107




BlueCross Ashby Nursing Home

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BlueCross Ashby has added 18 new rooms to allow for Ageing in Place.

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Rooms are a short walk from common rooms and peaceful outdoor settings and are fitted throughout with:

  • Telephone/television connection
  • Hydronic heating
  • Ceiling fans
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The lifestyle focus at Ashby is independence and personal wellbeing. There are a diverse range of activities coordinated regularly to keep residents stimulated. These include:

  • Painting and craft work
  • Music sessions
  • Daily exercise classes
  • “Brain gym” exercise
  • Weekly shopping trips
  • Regular outings
  • Visiting performances
  • Low-impact ballroom dancing
  • Memory games
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With a Council library service operating regularly, the immaculate landscaped gardens are well-used for quiet relaxation with a book or a friend.

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Focus on individuality

A relatively new residence, all the staff at BlueCross Ashby received the same training from the opening in 2002, with a strong emphasis on person-centred care and respecting the individual.

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A pre-admission meeting with the Clinical Care Coordinator is arranged for each potential resident to determine the specific needs and capabilities of that individual.

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A Pastoral Care program is also designed for new residents to aid the transition from home living to the community of BlueCross Ashby.

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Meals

The menu reflects a love and respect for good food. The onsite chef can tailor meals to suit any special dietary requirements.

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Other features

  • Non-denominational pastoral care program
  • Hairdressing services
  • Serene Japanese garden
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Responsive and planned respite options are available to relieve families under pressure.

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Are you considering an aged care placement at BlueCross Ashby ?

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

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Location

25 Ashford Street , TEMPLESTOWE LOWER , 3107, VIC

Beds: 78

Category: Private Incorporated Body

Provider: Blue Cross Community Care Services Group Pty Ltd

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Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency

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