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Faversham House

· 27 Shierlaw Avenue Canterbury 3126 Vic

Residential aged care at Faversham House in Canterbury, Victoria

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • Dementia
  • About the home

    Faversham House 1st Floor South, based in Melbourne, provides specialized aged care services in a contemporary setting. The facility features multiple common areas, including a spacious dining room, a main lounge equipped with a large TV, and smaller lounges designed for relaxation and reading. An outdoor balcony is also available for residents and their visitors.

    Safety is prioritized with a comprehensive Safety Monitoring System that includes security monitoring in common areas and secure key pad areas, courtyards, and gardens. The facility contains two High Care units managed by an In-Charge Manager each, and a medical team led by a Registered Nurse Division 1, supported by Division 2 Nurses and Personal Care Attendants.

    Onsite catering services are overseen by the Head Chef and Food Services Manager, with menu input from a dietician, staff, and residents to ensure nutritious meal planning. The aim of Faversham House is to provide a home-like environment emphasizing safety, dignity, and comfort for all residents.

    • Gardens
    • Exercise classes
    • Organised activities

    Top Rated Home in Canterbury

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

    Overall Score
    Staffing Minutes
    3 Year Accreditation

    Faversham House Reviews

    7.5· Recommended by 82% residents



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

    Christine Brown
    Christine Brown
     · 11/11/2022

    It's the most terrible place I have ever worked in & horrible people to work with. Racist & picky of who they want to work with. Anyone that is European or white forget it, don't waste your energy in there you don't get the respect you deserve I certainly didn't.

    Rooms & Pricing

    $280,000 - $1,100,000 · 195 rooms · Concessional residents welcome

    Ensuited Double1Shared30m2
    Superior Single ensuite1Ensuite20m2
    Ensuited Double2Shared30m2
    Superior suite with kitchenette1Ensuite31-35m2
    Hamer wing single ensuite1Ensuite16-20m2
    Superior Suite with Private Balcony1Ensuite24.93m2
    Superior Large Suite1Ensuite24.93m2

    About the Staff

    207 mins
    All Care Staff
    38 mins
    Registered Nurse

    Types of staff employed

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

    The average resident at Faversham House received 207 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 105% of their daily total care target of 198 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

    Things to know

    About the operator

    • Operated by Boroondara Aged Services Society
    • Not for profit business
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 66004574547

    Safety Checks

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


    27 Shierlaw Avenue Canterbury 3126 Vic


    What is the ACQSC star rating of Faversham House?

    Faversham House has an overall ACQSC star rating of Good.

    What is the price range of residential aged care at Faversham House?

    Faversham House has 7 different types of rooms which range in price between $280,000 and $1,100,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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