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BlueCross Riverlea

· 57 Intervale Drive Avondale Heights 3034 VIC

Residential aged care at BlueCross Riverlea in Avondale Heights, Victoria

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • Dementia
  • About the home

    BlueCross Riverlea in Avondale Heights is an aged care home with a range of amenities designed to cater to the needs of its residents. The facility includes open plan common lounges, designated sitting rooms, and dining areas, complemented by self-service tea and coffee stations. Additional features include a hair and beauty salon, laundry services, and central climate control.

    Outdoor facilities include areas with barbecue options and landscaped gardens, along with a large parking space for visitors. The main lounge, recently updated, hosts social activities like movie matinees and live entertainment, and includes comfortable seating and a piano. There is also a designated fireplace sitting room with a library, suitable for reading or relaxation.

    BlueCross Riverlea offers 75 permanent care places, supports aging in place, and provides respite care. The home’s leisure program includes activities like outings, domestic therapy, carpet bowls, and knitting, aimed at maintaining resident engagement and well-being.

    • Nearby shops
    • Onsite hairdresser
    • Gardens
    • Outdoor courtyard
    • Organised activities

    Top Rated Home in Avondale Heights

    One of the top homes in Avondale Heights according to residents and Government service audits.

    Overall Score
    Staffing Minutes
    3 Year Accreditation
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    BlueCross Riverlea Reviews

    8.3· Recommended by 94% residents



    The Residents Experience rating shows what current residents at BlueCross Riverlea think of the food, staff, care and more. These ratings are from the 2023 Aged Care Quality Commission Survey.

    Mohan Singh Shergill
    Mohan Singh Shergill
     · 12/12/2022

    Good 👍

    Margaret Olcorn
    Margaret Olcorn
     · 07/12/2022

    Very impressed with this place. Plenty of staff all have been friendly. Lots of activities for people to engage in.

    Belinda McLeod
    Belinda McLeod
     · 17/10/2019

    Care provided for our Dad over 4 years was wonderful. The care, compassion and enjoyment they provided for Dad was fantastic, including when he was in Pallative care there until his last days.

    Rooms & Pricing

    $400,000 - $525,000 · 196 rooms · Concessional residents welcome

    Superior1Ensuite14.9-20.2 m2
    Standard1Ensuite14-15.7 m2
    Classic1Ensuite14 -17.4 m2

    About the Staff

    208 mins
    All Care Staff
    33 mins
    Registered Nurse

    Types of staff employed

    Enrolled Nurses
    Registered Nurses
    Personal Carers
    Speech Pathologists
    Care Managers
    Lifestyle and Recreation

    The average resident at BlueCross Riverlea received 208 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 100% of their daily total care target of 209 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

    Things to know

    About the operator

    • Operated by Blue Cross Community Care Services Pty Ltd
    • For profit business
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 69939338435

    Safety Checks

    • Certification valid
    • Has not received notice of sanction
    • Is accredited


    57 Intervale Drive Avondale Heights 3034 VIC


    What is the ACQSC star rating of BlueCross Riverlea?

    BlueCross Riverlea has an overall ACQSC star rating of Acceptable.

    What is the price range of residential aged care at BlueCross Riverlea?

    BlueCross Riverlea has 4 different types of rooms which range in price between $400,000 and $525,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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