Mercy Place Corben is a home focused on community. Set in the beautiful bayside suburb of Mentone, our cosy home is just a short walk from local beaches, shops and public transport, so you can maintain your community connections and active lifestyle. Our bright, welcoming home is also the perfect place to entertain friends and family, be it in our leafy gardens, relaxing sunroom or airy dining room.
At Mercy Place Corben, we provide personalised, superior-quality care, enabling you to maintain a sense of independence and wellbeing. Our dedicated team will work with you to ensure you feel safe, comfortable and valued in your new home.
Visiting hours may have changed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Please call the home for details.
- Southern Cross Care (Vic) joined Mercy Health in July 2017. Our highly qualified and compassionate care teams support you to live life well, the way you choose.
Book your tour of Mercy Place Corben
Arrange to visit for a cup of tea and a tour, and get to know the friendly faces at Mercy Place Corben! 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.
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.
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.
Hair and beauty salon
A hairdresser regularly visits our salon to keep you looking and feeling your best.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For those nearing the end of life, our palliative care team works with family and friends to offer physical, spiritual, emotional and social support.
We offer a range of professional services to ease pain, improve quality of life and reduce symptoms and discomfort associated with ongoing illnesses or disorders.
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.
Eye health and ophthalmology
Access ophthalmology services to treat eye and vision-related conditions or disorders.
Our nutritionally balanced menu is developed under the guidance of a dietitian and changes seasonally. All meals are cooked fresh daily and we are happy to accommodate special dietary needs for religious, cultural, ethical or medical reasons.
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.
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.
Our lovely rooms are tastefully fitted with comfortable furniture including height-adjustable beds and bedside tables. Take advantage of the built-in wardrobes with space for your personal treasures. Enjoy the large windows with garden views and plenty of natural light, as well as air conditioning and heating for your comfort. A 24/7 nurse call system is available in all rooms, giving you and your loved ones peace of mind.
Sharing delicious meals with family and friends is an important part of life. That is why at Mercy Place Corben, you will dine well and in excellent company. Our chef prepares all meals on site to your personal tastes, offering a range of restaurant-quality selections available at each mealtime. Fresh, nutritious and delicious menu items will satisfy your tastebuds, while the company of other residents is sure to make every dining experience a pleasant one.
- Breakfast includes a selection of juices, cereals, porridge, yoghurt, toast and spreads, fresh fruit, tea and coffee. Once a week, we offer a full cooked breakfast with bacon, eggs, sausage, baked beans and a hash brown.
- For morning tea, choose from a selection of freshly baked items, fresh fruit, or cheese and biscuits.
- Lunch consists of two hot meal options; for example: roast lamb with red wine and garlic, and seasonal roast vegetables; or pasta with creamy spinach sauce.
- After lunch, you have a choice of dessert options such as pavlova with passionfruit and cream, or fresh fruit.
- Afternoon tea is usually a baked item, such as scones or teacake.
- The evening meal is typically a homemade soup followed by a hot option such as quiche, or a selection of assorted sandwiches.
Our home accommodates 46 residents and features large, airy living and dining spaces, as well as a beautiful sunroom in which to relax with a book or watch a movie. You’ll enjoy gorgeous gardens and leafy outlooks, perfect for entertaining friends and family or dining alfresco. Mercy Place Corben also has a secure area for people living with dementia who share their own dining and living room. We invite you to come and experience Mercy Place Corben’s superior quality of care and relaxing lifestyle.
Lifestyle and Community
Our leisure and lifestyle options are designed to enhance your life based on your interests. While we have a vast array of planned lifestyle options you can participate in, our focus is on the individual. A typical day for our residents might involve a tai chi session, a guest musical performance and a bus outing to the shops or a local attraction. There is always something to keep your mind, body and spirit fulfilled.
In the area
- 900m from Mentone Beach
- Mentone Shopping Village, with a variety of shops and cafes at your fingertips
- Local RSL
- Post offices
- Westfield Southland shopping centre
- Bowling Clubs
- Kingston City Council
- Football oval
Enjoy the following activities at your home:
- exercise programs
- bus outings
- babies-to-toddlers playgroup
- church services
- pamper group (manicures and pedicures)
- carpet bowls
- games and quizzes
- Tai Chi
- happy hour
- live entertainment
- men’s club
- cinema/movie time
- art groups
- coffee club
- weekly kiosk
- cooking demonstrations
- in-house senior style shop
- community library services
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 Corben
If you have any questions about life at Mercy Place Corben 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.
9-15 Brindisi Street
Mentone VIC 3194
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Last reviewed June 25, 2018.