Nestled between Belmont and Victoria Park and just 10 minutes from the heart of Perth, Mercy Place Lathlain is a supportive and caring community dedicated to living well.
Wandering through the home you’ll smell traditional family recipes being prepared by residents and their families using fresh veggies picked from our own gardens.
Life at Mercy Place Lathlain is active and engaged in the way you choose — our multidisciplinary care team collaborates with each person to develop a lifestyle plan that celebrates your individuality.
We have a wealth of activities at our doorstep, with gorgeous parklands and shopping precincts at your fingertips. Alternatively, stay at home and enjoy a selection of in-house activities, including our weekly Italian coffee club, tai chi or intergenerational programs with students from nearby schools.
Book your tour of Mercy Place Lathlain
Arrange to visit for a cup of tea and a tour, and get to know the friendly faces at Mercy Place Lathlain! 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Depending on your needs and preferences, we offer single rooms with ensuite, single rooms with shared bathrooms and shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms.
Each room is furnished in a modern and comfortable style, with a bedside table, over bed and wardrobes. We encourage you to make your room feel like home by decorating your personal space with treasured items. We can also offer specialised care equipment to meet your needs and our registered nursing staff are available around the clock.
All meals are cooked fresh on site according to a seasonal menu developed by our catering team. The menu is made in consultation with a dietitian and catering manager and is tailored to meet local needs. We also encourage you to maintain your independence and participate in the daily dinner ritual by helping cook and prepare elements of your own meals. We can accommodate dietary and cultural needs.
- Continental breakfast most days, with tea, coffee and juice.
- Lunch: roast lamb and vegetables or fish and chips with salad, followed by pavlova.
- Dinner: soup of the day in addition to two options such as pasta bolognaise or fish pie, followed by fresh fruit.
- three dining rooms
- library stocked with your favourite reads.
Lifestyle and Community
Mercy Place Lathlain is located near Perth, between the lively suburbs of Belmont and Victoria Park.
Residents can travel to the Belmont Forum and the Victoria Park shopping precincts for films, food and shopping. For daily shopping needs, there is the local Carlisle shopping strip featuring delicious Italian and Thai restaurants. If you prefer to stay at home, we have tai chi and an intergenerational program with students visiting from nearby schools.
In the area
- Cafe Bella Rosa
- Kings Park
- Elizabeth Quay
- Town of Victoria Park
- Forster Park
- Kenlorn Park
- Victoria Park offering a wide variety of restaurants and nightlife
- Crown Perth.
Bus routes 298, 284, and 39 stop regularly in front of our home.
As a treasured member of the Mercy Place Lathlain community, you have a dedicated Service Manager.
We have a lovely culture of nurturing and supporting each other at this home.
It is an absolute pleasure to work at Mercy Place Lathlain. Our home has a wide range of cultures, residents and families. We have a lovely culture of nurturing and supporting each other at this home.
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 Lathlain
If you have any questions about life at Mercy Place Lathlain, 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.
Last reviewed November 15, 2017.