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Aged care services

Eldercare provides residential aged care at 11 locations across the greater Adelaide and Yorke Peninsula regions. Our Day Therapy Centre in Hendon provides individual and group allied health services such as exercise programs, physiotherapy and podiatry.

Welcome home to Eldercare

We understand that moving into care is a big decision. You can trust Eldercare to make the process as simple as possible and support you to settle into your new home.

The first thing we’ll do is get to know you – learning about your likes and dislikes, interests, needs and life story. Then we will work with you to create a unique care plan encompassing mind, body and spirit to ensure your health, happiness and wellbeing is the best it can be.

With the support of our clinical, allied health and lifestyle teams, you’ll be encouraged to maintain your mobility and independence and engage in activities that provide purpose, connection and dignity.

At Eldercare you’ll be joining a vibrant community where your individuality is celebrated and supported.

Providing peace of mind with our care is our top priority.

Jane Pickering, Chief Executive

Your new home

Eldercare’s 11 residential care homes are bright and welcoming places with all the facilities you expect including hair salons and gyms. Our Mount Barker home even has its own art studio.

Each home has communal dining rooms and sitting rooms where residents often gather to chat, watch TV or play board games. Some also have smaller rooms where you can visit with family and friends in relative privacy.

Our beautifully maintained gardens are popular spaces, with several sites featuring vegetable gardens established and tended by residents.

Each Eldercare home has its own kitchen, so all your meals are prepared fresh on-site, using South Australian produce wherever possible, and dietitian-approved menus change with each season.

We take great pride in our housekeeping and encourage you to decorate your room with items that make you feel at home. We also have on-site laundries to take care of your clothing.

Please note that smoking is strictly prohibited on Eldercare property. You will not be offered a place at Eldercare if you smoke.

Your care team

At Eldercare you will be supported by a team of professional and caring staff.

We carefully recruit, train and support the people who care for you, ensuring that all staff are appropriately qualified, insured, police checked and supervised.

Your clinical care will be coordinated by a senior registered nurse, appointed as your case manager. You’ll also receive ongoing support from the qualified nurses who are on duty at every Eldercare site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our dedicated and qualified personal carers are responsible for your day-to-day care and can assist with activities such as bathing, dressing and eating if you require support.

Allied health professionals including physiotherapists and occupational therapists will work with you to optimise your health and mobility, and our chaplains are there to support your spiritual and emotional wellbeing in a way that respects your beliefs – whether you are religious or not.

Each of our homes offers a rich calendar of individual and group lifestyle activities for you to choose from such as exercise classes, craft, gardening, dance and wine and cheese tasting, and we’ll support you to stay engaged with community activities and with family and friends.

Additionally, Eldercare’s 300+ volunteers generously offer their time, skills and passion to create more variety in your day and help you achieve your aspirations.

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Our aged care homes

Eldercare provides residential aged care at 11 locations across metropolitan Adelaide and on the Yorke Peninsula.

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Applying for residential care

We understand that the process of moving into aged care can be daunting. We’ve broken it down into four easy-to-follow steps.

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Programs and services

At Eldercare, we partner with you to develop a tailored program of care that meets your individual mental, physical and spiritual needs.

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Frequently asked questions

We understand you may have questions that arise when working your way through the aged care process so we have compiled our most frequently asked questions and their answers.

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Aged care accreditation, standards and rights

Eldercare’s residential care homes and day therapy service are accredited by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission and we respect your rights under the Australian Government’s Charter of Aged Care Rights.

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Day therapy centre

Eldercare’s Day Therapy Centre in Hendon provides individual and group allied health services to older people in Adelaide’s western suburbs.

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