Mercy Place Rosebud, Victoria

Seaside living in a stunning garden setting.

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.
Julie

Contact Julie about Mercy Place Rosebud

Phone: 03 5982 9800
Mercy Place Rosebud
14 Cairns Avenue
Rosebud VIC 3939

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Available Services

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

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.

Dental

As part of our comprehensive approach to your health and wellbeing, we can arrange dental services for both emergency and non-emergency dental issues.

Dietitian-curated meals

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.

Library

Enjoy access to our home’s comprehensive library of books, reading materials and games.

Pain management

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.

Palliative care

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-friendly environment

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.

Physiotherapy

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

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.

Religious services

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.

Respite care

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.

Speech pathology

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.

Volunteer services

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

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

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 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.

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My home feels like one big happy family.

Alana

Accommodation

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.

Rooms

TypeRoomBathroomSizeFeatures
GrandeSinglePrivate13.2m²
Grande+SinglePrivate13.2m²Some north-facing
DeluxeSinglePrivate13.2m²Garden views
Accommodation details and pricing (PDF, 2.8M)

Food

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.

 

Facilities

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

Available activities

Enjoy the following activities at your home:

  • bus outings
  • indoor bowls
  • beauty therapy
  • Bingo
  • Bunnings workshops
  • shopping trips
  • darts
  • exercise to music
  • happy hour
  • games
  • cards/board games

Transport

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.

Directions and parking

Disabled parking is available at the front entrance on Cairns Road. We also have a large public car park for visitors.

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Meet Julie

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.

What next

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.

Find out more about moving into aged care

Get prepared

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.

Learn more about getting prepared for transition to an aged care home

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.

Learn more about confirming the details of your finances

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.

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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.

Find out more about the costs

Ask about life at Mercy Place Rosebud

<p>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</p>

Julie

Contact Julie about Mercy Place Rosebud

Phone: 03 5982 9800

Mercy Place Rosebud
14 Cairns Avenue
Rosebud VIC 3939

Get directions

Last reviewed June 25, 2018.

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