Set in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, Mercy Place Montrose is brimming with friendly faces, gorgeous natural surroundings and as much support as you need to live life your way.
The home has a warm community environment — there are plenty of group activities to enjoy and you’re encouraged to maintain or explore your personal interests.
Get your hands dirty in our beautiful garden beds or pick a bunch of roses or daisies to brighten your room. You can even grow fresh fruit or veggies to use in a favourite recipe in the kitchen later. Take a moment to listen to the gentle splash of fish in our courtyard fountain or the chirps of rainbow lorikeets.
Whatever your story, we listen to every person and family to ensure active, healthy living is always in full bloom at Mercy Place Montrose.
Rooms available from April 2019
Our brand new small households are designed to promote independence, choice and relationships, so you can enjoy the privacy and comforts of home with help on hand when you need it.
Book your tour of Mercy Place Montrose
Arrange to visit for a cup of tea and a tour, and get to know the friendly faces at Mercy Place Montrose! 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.
Hair and beauty salon
A hairdresser regularly visits our salon to keep you looking and feeling your best.
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.
Dementia care service
Our home caters 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.
Enjoy quality furniture and fittings, including electric-lift beds and built-in wardrobes.
Our rooms feature a 24/7 nurse call bell system for your comfort and convenience and plenty of space for your personal treasures. Add a touch of luxury by choosing a room with beautiful natural light and garden views.
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Our rotating menu offers home-cooked meals prepared in consultation with a dietitian.
- bacon and eggs offered weekly
- variety of hot lunches on rotating menu
- light dinner
- Registered Nurse available 24/7
- wound care consultant.
Lifestyle and Community
Tucked into the gorgeous natural surroundings of the Dandenong Ranges, Mercy Place Montrose offers both the calming serenity of the bush and the convenience of urban community living.
We are just a short drive from Club Kilsyth, offering dining, entertainment and functions. Chirnside Park Shopping Centre and the breathtaking Yarra Valley region are also within short driving distance from our home.
In the area
- Richards Reserve, 1.5km.
- Club Kilsyth, 4.7km
- Chirnside Park Shopping Centre, 8.9km.
There is a bus stop in front of our home.
Lilydale Railway Station is located 8.8km from our home, offering regular trains travelling to and from Melbourne CBD.
As a treasured member of the Mercy Place Montrose community, you have a dedicated Service Manager.
Our care is always above and beyond.
My favourite thing about this home is that it's exactly that: a home. The staff, residents and broader community make Mercy Montrose homely and welcoming. Our care is always above and beyond.
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 Montrose
If you have any questions about life at Mercy Place Montrose 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 January 1, 2018.