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BlueCross Silverwood

· 105 Porter Street Templestowe 3106 Vic

Residential aged care at BlueCross Silverwood in Templestowe, Victoria

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • Dementia
  • About the home

    BlueCross Silverwood is a modern, multi-level aged care home located in Templestowe, designed to accommodate 61 residents. It boasts a large courtyard, several shaded and shared spaces across its three levels, and a vast range of leisure and lifestyle activities.

    The ground floor features a dining room and a common lounge with a gas fireplace and TV, plus two smaller lounges for quieter activities. The first floor houses a lounge with a billiards table, a hair salon, a self-serve kitchenette, and a games console area. The second floor offers a sunny conservatory for activities and a large outdoor terrace with views of the surrounding area.

    The home offers quality aged care, dementia care, and respite care. A chef prepares daily meals catering to various dietary and cultural needs. BlueCross Silverwood prioritizes a warm and safe environment, promoting independence, dignity, and respect with dedicated staff.

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

    BlueCross Silverwood Rating

    Based on resident reviews and Government service audits.

    7.8
    Overall Score
    207
    Staffing Minutes
    1 Year Accreditation

    BlueCross Silverwood Reviews

    8.0· Recommended by 81% residents

    Categories

    Staff7.9
    79%
    Home8.1
    81%
    Independence7.8
    78%
    Food7.7
    77%
    Kindness8.2
    82%
    Safety9.2
    92%

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

    Alena
    Alena
     · 23/02/2022

    My grandma was at Bluecross Silverwood for over 5 years. She called the facility her home and the staff her friends. Over the last few years, we have got to know many of the staff who I can only describe as kind, selfless, caring and compassionate. The last 2 years has been really punishing on everyone, especially in the aged care sector. I have seen first hand how exhausted the staff are, finishing late, taking less breaks all whilst juggling the emotional and physical needs of the residents. I can't tell you how grateful I am for them. The staff is what makes Silverwood so special. Thanks to everyone at Silverwood for taking such good care of my grandma- she was truly blessed to have you in her life.

    Jamie Mackintosh
    Jamie Mackintosh
     · 04/11/2021

    Dad spent 4 weeks in respite care at Bluecross Silverwood and the staff here have been amazing, from the first impressions to last, they take pride in caring for the elderly in our community and treat residents with respect and dignity. The team is open and honest and have been very supportive in what has been a challenging time for our family. Thank you and I highly recommended this home for your loved ones in need.

    Selina D
    Selina D
     · 02/11/2017

    excellent service and nursing staff, excellent facility.

    I J
    I J
     · 28/05/2016

    Ok

    Rooms & Pricing

    $450,000 - $500,000 · 72 rooms · Concessional residents welcome

    Superior1Ensuite18-21.4 m2
    Classic1Ensuite16.9-20.5 m2

    About the Staff

    207
    207 mins
    All Care Staff
    37 mins
    Registered Nurse

    Types of staff employed

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

    The average resident at BlueCross Silverwood received 207 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 207 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

    Things to know

    About the operator

    • Operated by Third Age Australia Pty Ltd
    • For profit business
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 12759034857

    Safety Checks

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

    Location

    105 Porter Street Templestowe 3106 Vic

    Questions

    What is the ACQSC star rating of BlueCross Silverwood?

    BlueCross Silverwood has an overall ACQSC star rating of Acceptable.

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

    BlueCross Silverwood has 2 different types of rooms which range in price between $450,000 and $500,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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