Our highly qualified and experienced team will be there to assist them with day-to-day living. It is important to us that our residents feel joy and motivation to be part of our community at Donwood.

Residential Care — Ageing in Place

At Donwood, we create a community that focuses on care. All of our staff are committed to the wellbeing of our residents; we want them to feel supported and safe when they are with us. Some of the features and services offered at Donwood are:

  • A nurse call system in each room to get in touch with a care team member who is on hand 24/7
  • A tailored Care Plan to suit each resident’s individual needs for quality living
  • Visiting allied health care services such as podiatrists, in-house physiotherapists, dentists, speech pathologist, dietician and more
  • Fresh, nutritious and healthy meals that are prepared daily by our in-house team of chefs

We want to give our residents a whole new way of experiencing life at our care home. Our highly qualified and experienced team will be there to assist them with day-to-day living. It is important to us that our residents feel joy and motivation to be part of our community at Donwood.

Our care model is structured around purposeful activities for dementia, hence providing the framework for realising the vision, independence, high self-esteem and a promising future for people living with dementia. We endeavour to give our residents the opportunity   We focus on creating an environment which is adapted to support memory loss whilst still allowing for independence.

More than just brick & beams; An environment that nurtures hopes & dreams

Of course, with aged care facilities, it’s not just about cost and room sizes. You want to be sure you or your loved one will be well supported and cared for.

The team at Donwood is dedicated to curating a community-based environment for our residents to have fulfilling days and meet others they can connect with.

If you want to learn more about our quality of care, feel free to give us a call on (03) 9845 8500 to arrange a tour of our residence. We would love to have you.  Please click here to obtain a copy of our Admission for Application Form.

Find the perfect residence to call home

Donwood operates as one community with different areas: Ainslie, Bronhill and Carcoola, Dublin & Emora.

Our rooms are designed to enable comfort, functionality and a place to personalise and feel safe. It is important for our residents to feel they have a place that is their home and reflects who they are individually while living within a relaxed and comfortable community. 

CARCOOLA/DUBLIN/EMORA

Carcoola, Dublin and Emora have beautiful rooms overlooking gardens, courtyards and decked areas all with ensuite bathrooms. A room is specifically set aside exclusively for respite care.

Features:

  • Every room has an external window to a landscaped garden, courtyard or decked area
  • Extensive lounge areas for residents and their families to enjoy
  • Large decked area out from the dining room, overlooking the gardens
  • All mobility friendly dining room and common areas
  • State of the art commercial kitchen
  • Lounge areas, a games room, activities room and a bar that overlooks lovely decking
  • Bedrooms & communal areas all air conditioned
  • Lifestyle staff that offer a range of fun activities

BRONHILL

‘Bronhill’ has a cottage style environment with deluxe rooms in two inter-connecting areas.  Each room has its own ensuite bathroom. Respite is also available in this area.

Features:

  • Every room opens to a central living area with additional areas for tea & coffee preparation
  • A myriad of nooks and crannies for private contemplation
  • A large central dining room with ample light and an open outlook
  • An activities area that extends from the dining area
  • Lifestyle staff that offer a range of fun activities
  • Communal areas all air-conditioned, ceiling fans located in each bedroom

AINSLIE (Dementia/Memory Support)

‘Ainslie’ has a key focus on Dementia Specific Residents (memory support) with thirty Deluxe rooms, each with ensuite bathrooms.

Features:

  • Own lounge and dining area
  • Private access to external areas of open space, walkways and outdoor seating
  • Montessori methods for Dementia applied
  • Lifestyle staff that offer a range of fun activities seven days a week