Cardinia Community Aged Care Facility

20A Tivendale Rd, Officer Vic 3809

The facility has been designed and constructed by Croft Developments Pty Ltd. The facility opened its doors on November 14, 2022.

This new facility comprises a total of 190 beds arranged over a two-storey construction with large, single rooms, as well as interconnected rooms suitable for couples. The home will comprise spacious lounge rooms and servery kitchens so residents can choose their own meals, as well as a focus on activity programs and areas promoting independence.

The care levels offered will range from Respite Care through to Low Care, and Ageing in place to High Care, plus a separate secure dementia unit.

Key features are:

  • 17,526 m2 site
  • Construction is of concrete floors, Concrete Block and Timber Frame, together with tie downs and metal roof.  The building is fully fitted with sprinklers , smoke detection, Advance Call nurse system. Fully addressable Fire Warning system, and Nurse Call on both Dect and ceiling mounted annunciators.
  • A Commercial Laundry comprises high speed 3 x IPSO washing Machines and 3 x Gas dryers.
  • Design has been based on houses of 30-36 residents totalling 190 places. Each wing has its own Nurses Station, Servery and Dining area. There is a fully fitted production kitchen, providing food to large servery kitchens.
  • 24 Hour nursing care in secure environment
  • Variety of room sizes, including twin or adjoining rooms for couples
  • Air Conditioning to all bedrooms and Lounge Rooms / Hallways.
  • Café off the main entrance
  • Fixtures, fittings, floor coverings and furnishings of the highest industry standard.
  • On-site kitchen & commercial laundry
  • Full CCTV security system and fully networked computer system.
  • All bedrooms having Ensuite Bathroom and king single height adjustable electric hi-low beds.
  • Spacious courtyards with non-slip concrete finish with shade sails / Gazebos and umbrellas.
  • Hair-dressing room and Doctor’s room.

There are two different room specifications:

  1. Classic is about 18-20m2 plus ensuite, standard king electric bed, pressure mattress, 50” smart TV, standard wardrobe, vinyl floor, resident chair / outdoor chair. Timber hall stand under the TV
  2. Signature Rooms are 20-28m2 plus ensuite, some suites up to 40m2 most with balconies. Flooring is carpet, wardrobes are fully fitted laminate, smart TV of 60-65inch, additional bedroom furniture, timber hall stand under the TV, resident chair / outdoor chair. Standard king electric bed, pressure mattress.