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Calvary Flora McDonald Retirement Community

· 206 Sir Donald Bradman Drive Cowandilla 5033 Sa

Residential aged care at Calvary Flora McDonald Retirement Community in Cowandilla, South Australia

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • About the home

    Calvary Flora McDonald Retirement Community is a modern aged care facility equipped with spacious rooms, large lounge and dining areas, and outdoor courtyards. The community provides a variety of leisure activities such as arts, crafts, bingo, cooking, exercise programs, and singing. Focused on holistic, resident-centered care, the trained staff support resident independence, offering services with integrity and respect.

    Facility amenities include two shared dining rooms, multiple lounges with TVs and complimentary Foxtel, activity rooms, and a library with internet-accessible computers. The outdoor areas feature open-air courtyards and gardens. On-site, there is also a chapel and easy access to public transport. Specialized services include dementia care and access to physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, speech pathology, dieticians, and palliative care.

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

    Top Rated Home in Cowandilla

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

    Overall Score
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    1 Year Accreditation

    Calvary Flora McDonald Retirement Community Reviews

    8.9· Recommended by 90% residents



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

    sujata satasankar
    sujata satasankar
     · 10/10/2022

    Best place ever to work with our lovely staff and residents. ❤️

    Antarpreet kaur Arora
    Antarpreet kaur Arora
     · 26/07/2022

    Wonderful place staff is very lovely and caring I did my placements for 4 weeks it was a wonderful and best experience in my life the staff is very friendly. I have learned alot of things. I would love to work at this place. Very friendly environment I feel so positive after going and the residents are really sweet I feel they all are my grandparents. I would highly recommend this place 10/10. You guys deserve 5 starts all of you work really hard and do as best you can good job and well done to all the staff who works at Calvary. 😊😊

    Veronica Conley
    Veronica Conley
     · 30/04/2022

    Strict covid protocols which is fantastic. Clean airy rooms .Practical living areas .

     · 20/05/2019

    The staff are caring, attentive and are so helpful. The building is modern well laid out and very bright with lots of natural light with windows that have double glazing keeping outside noise out. Even the residents are happy and welcoming.

    Keith Morris
    Keith Morris
     · 07/07/2017

    Staff are always pleasant and present warm and friend. My mother who lives there can be challenging at times but the staff somehow manage to keep their cool and treat her with love, care and dignity.

    Rooms & Pricing

    · Concessional residents welcome

    Superior Room with Ensuite1Ensuite19

    About the Staff

    208 mins
    All Care Staff
    30 mins
    Registered Nurse

    Types of staff employed

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

    The average resident at Calvary Flora McDonald Retirement Community received 208 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 103% of their daily total care target of 201 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

    Things to know

    About the operator

    • Operated by Calvary Retirement Communities Limited
    • Not for profit business
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 34102625212

    Safety Checks

    • Certification valid
    • Has not received notice of sanction
    • Is accredited
    • 1 Year accreditation period


    206 Sir Donald Bradman Drive Cowandilla 5033 Sa


    What is the ACQSC star rating of Calvary Flora McDonald Retirement Community?

    Calvary Flora McDonald Retirement Community has an overall ACQSC star rating of Acceptable.

    What is the price range of residential aged care at Calvary Flora McDonald Retirement Community?

    Calvary Flora McDonald Retirement Community has 1 different types of rooms which range in price between $600,000 and $600,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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