You will feel instantly welcome at Mercy Place Rosebud. Our warm, friendly home is known for its sense of community and our focus on meaningful connections. We encourage you to remain engaged with the people, places and activities you are passionate about and will help you do so with outings to the local RSL and senior citizens club.
We offer a range of activities including gardening, indoor bowls, arts and crafts, a visiting library and more — there is always something to do. Our home is also pet-friendly so you can keep your companions by your side. Just across the road from the Rosebud foreshore, our comfortable home is popular among those wanting a seaside lifestyle.
- 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 Rosebud
Arrange to visit for a cup of tea and a tour, and get to know the friendly faces at Mercy Place Rosebud! 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.
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.
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.
As part of our comprehensive approach to your health and wellbeing, we can arrange dental services for both emergency and non-emergency dental issues.
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.
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.
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.
Enjoy access to our home’s comprehensive library of books, reading materials and games.
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.
For those nearing the end of life, our palliative care team works with family and friends to offer physical, spiritual, emotional and social support.
Pet therapy is known to inspire greater physical, cognitive and emotional wellbeing. On-site and visiting pets are a vital element of our home environment. If you’re considering a move to our home, contact the Service Manager to discuss bringing your pet with you.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bookable club rooms
Retirement Living residents can enjoy private access to our rooftop club room.
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.
Our tastefully decorated rooms feature private ensuites and hydronic heating, and are fitted with comfortable furniture including electric height-adjustable beds and bedside tables. A 24/7 nurse call system is available in all rooms, giving you and your loved ones peace of mind. Take advantage of the built-in wardrobes with space for your personal treasures, or display your favourite items to make your room your own.
Well-balanced, tasty and nutritious meals are always on the menu at Mercy Place Rosebud. All meals are served in the comfort of our dedicated dining room. We can also cater for any dietary or cultural requirements you may have.
Residents are able to make there own breakfast if preferable, with cereal, porridge, fruit, eggs, and toast to choose from.
We cater for all types of individual diets with nutritious meals provided by iCook Foods for lunch and dinner. We have just introduced moulded foods for residents on a pureed diet.
Our relaxed, seaside residence has all the comforts of home, featuring:
- a spacious community area
- a number of lounge and sitting areas
- a dedicated chapel offering weekly services
- beautiful courtyards and gardens, great for enjoying the sea air.
Lifestyle and Community
We make it our mission to help you enjoy life, stay active and do the things you love, as well as trying new things with new friends. We have a range of activities available and will work with you to choose the options that suit you socially, physically and emotionally. Rather than having to fit in with our program, we will work with you to create a lifestyle you enjoy. Tell us about your interests and hobbies, and we will take care of the rest.
In the area
- Local shopping centre
- Rosebud Beach, right across the road
- Rosebud RSL
- Rosebud Hospital
- Sorrento ferry
Enjoy the following activities at your home:
- bus outings
- indoor bowls
- beauty therapy
- Bunnings workshops
- shopping trips
- exercise to music
- happy hour
- cards/board games
We are five minutes away from the Peninsula Link freeway.
Because we are located just across the road from Rosebud Plaza, getting to and from the home via car or public transport is easy. Our local bus stop is right out the front with regular services and the local taxi service is also available.
As a treasured member of the Mercy Place Rosebud community, you have a dedicated Service Manager.
I love the small household living approach. Each house has only 10 residents, which means our residents and staff develop real and lasting relationships — just like any family.
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 Rosebud
If you have any questions about life at Mercy Place Rosebud 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 June 25, 2018.