Welcome to Mercy Place Albury, where every day is designed around what’s important to you.
Life in Albury is about more than care and comfort: it’s a supportive community of friends and compassionate staff encouraging each other to try new things, while respecting individual choices and honouring past experiences.
Set within walking distance of Albury’s Commercial Golf Club and near the winding Murray River, our home is perfectly placed for an active life and connection with the community.
Enjoy easy access to a range of clubs and theatres in the city centre for meals and entertainment, or take a gentle stroll through pristine nearby nature reserves. We also have an art studio to foster your creative flair, developed at the request of a resident. If there’s something you love doing, or an activity you’d like to try, anything’s possible at Mercy Place Albury.
We are offering two weeks free respite when you book three weeks, (1 week requires payment), from Tuesday 1 June 2021 to Saturday 31 July 2021. Conditions apply.
Visiting hours may have changed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Please call the home for details.
RESPITE CARE SPECIAL
Pay for one week of respite care and get another two weeks free (minimum stay three weeks). Conditions apply.
Book your tour of Mercy Place Albury
Arrange to visit for a cup of tea and a tour, and get to know the friendly faces at Mercy Place Albury! You'll meet our Resident Liaison Officer to explore our home and the surrounding area, and find out more about moving in. Just fill out the form and we’ll be in touch.
Podiatry services are available for medical conditions affecting the foot, ankle and leg. Our local allied health therapists can provide podiatry in the home as part of a high care plan. If you’re generally well and would like these services, or have higher care needs and seek extra allied health support, you can arrange for your preferred therapists to visit on a fee-for-service basis.
Our home offers speech pathology services to assess, diagnose and treat communication or swallowing disorders. Our local allied health therapists can provide speech pathology services in-home as you require, or as part of a high-care plan. If you’re generally well and would like speech pathology, or have higher care needs and seek extra allied health support, you can arrange for your preferred therapists to visit on a fee-for-service basis.
We can provide support to your family and other primary carers who need additional assistance, or who simply need a break and time to themselves. Our home offers respite care in the form of short-term accommodation for your family members or primary carers.
Chaplains visit our home, and are available on-call for pastoral ministry and specific religious rituals. We can also arrange pastoral care from a religious representative from your own faith for your convenience.
Physiotherapists help people move more easily and improve their physical ability. You may undertake physiotherapy as part of a high-care plan or rehabilitation program. If you’re generally well and would like access to physiotherapy services, or if you have higher needs and require extra support, you can arrange for your preferred therapists to visit on a fee-for-service basis.
Pastoral Care Associates can offer you and your loved ones spiritual and emotional support. We can also coordinate prayer groups or church services, including regular Mass, sacramental care and denominational services.
For those nearing the end of life, our palliative care team works with family and friends to offer physical, spiritual, emotional and social support.
Enjoy access to our home’s comprehensive library of books, reading materials and games.
Leisure and lifestyle activities
Wherever possible, our lifestyle therapy team supports you to pursue your interests and actively participate in life. We invite you to enjoy a range of social, cultural and physical activities and to suggest any we do not currently offer. Please note, some activities may incur a charge.
Hair and beauty salon
A hairdresser regularly visits our salon to keep you looking and feeling your best.
Eye health and ophthalmology
Access ophthalmology services to treat eye and vision-related conditions or disorders.
As part of our comprehensive approach to your health and wellbeing, we can arrange dental services for both emergency and non-emergency dental issues.
Audiology involves treatments to improve communication and participation for people with hearing loss, to promote a fuller and more enjoyable life. It can also help with conditions affecting balance.
Allied health describes the range of health professionals involved in your care who are not doctors, dentists or nurses. Allied health includes services such as podiatry, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy and dietary advice.
Ageing in place
Our homes offer you the security and comfort of ‘ageing in place’. Regardless of your care needs now, or how they may develop in the future, you can continue to live at our home and access the care you need while maintaining your quality of life.
Our home benefits from many skilled volunteers. Whether it be driving a bus, sharing gardening skills, reading a book or newspaper to one of our residents, playing cards, or just having a chat, volunteers bring a spark into our home with infectious enthusiasm. If you would like to contribute to our home as a volunteer, please get in touch. As with everyone who works within our homes, volunteers are required to complete a police check and attend a Mercy Health induction.
Dementia care unit
A dedicated memory unit is available within the home providing specialist care for people living with dementia or memory loss. We partner with you and your loved one to get to know their personal story so daily life and activities can be tailored to suit their specific needs and interests.
Aged Care Accommodation
Comfortable and cosy single rooms are available for all residents, with a mixture of private and shared ensuites.
Every room comes furnished with a bed, armchair, bedside locker for your valuable possessions, over-bed table, wardrobe and space for a television. Our home features a variety of bright and open indoor and outdoor recreational areas and multiple dining areas.
All meals are prepared and cooked fresh on site in consultation with a dietitian. The menu is seasonal and rotates frequently, and is designed with flexibility in mind to accommodate residents’ special dietary or cultural requirements. We welcome family and friends to join us for meals at a small cost.
- Breakfast: cooked breakfast, cereals, toast and condiments, juices, tea and coffee.
- Morning tea: tea, coffee, milk drinks and juices, sweet and savoury biscuits, homemade scones, cakes and slices.
- Lunch: choice of lamb casserole, or spinach and ricotta frittata. mashed potato, mashed pumpkin, beans, salad, fresh fruit salad or cheesecake.
- Afternoon tea: tea, coffee, milk drinks, juices, sweet and savoury biscuits, homemade slices and cakes.
- Dinner: ham and vegetable mornay, toasted sandwhiches, mashed vegetables, greens or salad.
- Dessert: selection of fruit and puddings.
- registered Nurse available 24/7
- memory Support Unit
- tailored lifestyle programs
- on-site chapel
- on- site church services
- on-site hairdressing service
- Resident carer’s meetings.
Aged Care Lifestyle and Community
Albury is a calm regional town with libraries, cafes, theatres and shopping. With a prime central location, our home is close to clubs for meals, socialising and entertainment and just a short distance from gorgeous lakes, rivers and parklands.
If you prefer to stay in, we offer resident bingo, a ladies’ pampering group and men’s activity groups. We also regularly invite visiting performers for concerts and entertainment.
While Albury itself is peaceful, our bustling social schedule offers everything you need to stay active. We have some regular favourites, including weekly happy hour with friends and family and special meal nights. We also enjoy annual celebrations and occasions such as Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, ANZAC Day and Christmas.
We have access to vehicles for regular outings into town.
In the area
- Albury Commercial Golf Club, 600 m
- Murray River and Albury Botanic Gardens, 2.1 km
- Lake Hume
- Beautiful parks
- Commercial and Sailors Soldiers & Airmen’s clubs, 1.4 km
- Accessible shopping precinct
- Cafes and restaurants
- Theatres and Albury Entertainment Centre, 1.2 km.
Enjoy the following activities at your home:
- Volunteer and visitors’ programs.
A local bus line stops at our front door. Trains and buses are available to Melbourne and Sydney.
Moving into an aged care home can be a challenging and emotional time for you and your loved ones. We’re here to help.
There are some steps you can complete at any point — even before you’ve decided on your home — to make things easier.
There are things you can do right now – including assembling documents and completing forms – to make your move smooth and easy. Many of these things are useful even if you don’t end up moving into aged care.
Confirm the details of your finances
By confirming the details of your finances through completing certain forms and choosing your specific room, you can ensure you pay the correct costs and receive the right care from the moment you move in.
Apply for your chosen home
Arrange a meeting with a local representative of your chosen home to ensure you understand everything and receive the right help in applying for your move.
Understanding the costs
Once you’ve chosen your home, it’s natural to start thinking about the costs involved.
How much will I have to pay? What is covered? Are there flexible payment options? Find the answers to your questions and get familiar with the costs.
Ask about life at Mercy Place Albury
If you have any questions about life at Mercy Place Albury the process of preparing for a move, or anything else, please get in touch and let us know. We’ll find the answers and be in contact with you shortly.
578 Poole Street
Albury NSW 2640
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Last reviewed January 1, 2018.