In The Spotlight: It’s aged care, but not as you know it

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It’s aged care, but not as you know it.

A recently redeveloped aged care home is continuing Uniting’s long legacy of caring for the local community in Emu Plains, in new and bold ways.

Uniting Edinglassie has been purpose-built to provide a high level of around-the-clock care, in a home-like environment that encourages residents to live their day, their way.

The latest best-practice aged care research has carefully informed the building and landscape design, featuring five households with 20 residents. Each household combines private bedrooms and ensuites with shared kitchen, dining and living spaces to create a close sense of community.

Every household has its own rhythm, reflecting how each resident chooses to spend their day. Regular forums help shape the seasonal menus and group activities, and personal routines are tailored to each resident for added comfort and familiarity.

With its own café, hair salon, giant outdoor chess set, walking paths, and even an aviary, there are many ways for residents to relax with visiting family and friends at Uniting Edinglassie. Many of the flower beds have also been raised, so that the keen household gardeners can maintain their green thumbs. It’s all about residents continuing to do the things they enjoy most, with the people that matter most.

Uniting Edinglassie Emu Plains provides permanent, respite and dementia care with compassion, dignity and respect.

You’re invited to book a tour and discover how aged care should be.
You can find out more at or call Uniting on 1800 864 846.

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