Hellenic Community Aged Care is owned and operated by the Hellenic Community Benevolent Association Inc. yet is home to a multicultural environment with residents stemming from a mixture of cultural and religious backgrounds.
This 96 bed, ground-level, aged care facility is home to 92 permanent residents with 4 rooms for shorter-term respite care. The facility has large single rooms with ensuites. Carers are present 24 hours of each day and all meals are prepared in the Hellenic Community Aged Care kitchen. There are separate kitchens on each wing for residents wishing to remain independent in the preparation of their meals.
Activities are an important part of the Hellenic Community Aged Care. Therapeutic music, singing, dancing, games, and exercise programs are provided to meet resident needs. Craft, bingo, discussion groups, visits to the local shopping centres and bus trips are part of the activities program while students from the neighbouring school, St. Andrews Grammar, visit frequently to entertain the residents with singing and dancing. Residents are also taken on mid-day outings for lunch or picnics/barbeques at various times throughout the year.
Hellenic Community Aged Care is co-located with St Andrew’s Grammar School to provide a feeling of community with students visiting the aged care. Located in Dianella, the Hellenic Community Aged Care is only 12km from the Perth CBD.