Exciting new development projects in 2016
- Saturday, 02 August 2014 23:04
The brand new Albury and District Private Nursing Home development at 636 Logan Road, Glenroy opened last Friday July 11th with a celebration of more than 120 guests from our local community, including local Council members, Aged Care industry healthcare professionals, residents and their families & staff of the current Albury & District Aged Care.
The Mayor of Albury, Cr Kevin Mack, officiated the ceremony, along with The Hon. Sussan Ley, federal MP and Member for Farrah, who spoke of the importance of the additional 90 new beds available to service the increasing demand for aged care in the Albury region.
Ms. Julie Reed, Executive Director of Aged Care spoke of the tireless work undertaken in relocating some 60 residents from the previous nursing home in David Street, and how Albury & District had been a huge part of the local community for over 30 years. She congratulated the tireless dedication and care all staff showed during the 12 month build, and the smooth transition of residents to their beautiful new home, which was executed faultlessly over one morning.. “our residents were all moved in, in time for lunch !” she enthused. Facility Manager Ms. Christine Cupitt was lauded as a driving force, leading her team of carers, nurses and staff throughout the project.
Project Managers, Client liaison staff and other Japara Healthcare Executives, were present, along with local builders and suppliers who teamed together to make the new Albury & District Private Nursing Home a reality.
“The multi million dollar building development has shown a significant investment in the Albury community, has provided between 100 and 200 jobs, from planning, construction, building, and design, right through to nursing, carers, chefs, doctors, cleaners and laundry personnel”. Mayor, Kevin Mack explained.
Residents have a selection of spacious single and companion rooms accommodation at the new 90 bed facility.
Companion room accommodation provides is perfect for couples that would like to live together while receiving the benefits of 24 hour care.
Clinical care services are managed by qualified, registered nurses and well-trained care staff.
Albury & District’s leisure and lifestyle program provides innovative, creative and stimulating events, which provide residents with a sense of purpose and fulfilment., including regular outings with wheelchair access, so all residents can participate with comfort and ease.
Family and friends will feel welcome in our warm and comfortable environment and can share in family meals and outings, or relax in a lounge or courtyard.
There are rooms still available at the new facility, so please call Albury & District Private Nursing Home on 6057 1500 for more information or to book a personalised tour.”
Albury and District is part of the Aged Care Services group, wholly owned and operated by JAPARA Healthcare which operate 39 aged care facilities across Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania, and South Australia.