Surrounded by a wealth of parks and gardens, and with the Merri River and beach close by, Mercy Place Warrnambool is an inviting community in a tranquil seaside township.
Participate in an active coastal lifestyle — with whale and seal watching opportunities in the harbour — or visit the Sunday market at the nearby showgrounds.
Once you venture into our home, you’ll discover an environment designed to keep you engaged, connected and living life your way. Try your hand at art, cooking or gardening activities, or relax and enjoy a film in our on-site cinema room. Or, simply sit back with a cup of tea and have a chat at the café: it’s your choice.
Book your tour of Mercy Place Warrnambool
Arrange to visit for a cup of tea and a tour, and get to know the friendly faces at Mercy Place Warrnambool! 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.
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.
As part of our comprehensive approach to your health and wellbeing, we can arrange dental services for both emergency and non-emergency dental issues.
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.
Eye health and ophthalmology
Access ophthalmology services to treat eye and vision-related conditions 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We offer spacious, bright and well-ventilated bedrooms.
Each room features a modern décor, with a private ensuite, bedside table, television, 24/7 nurse call system and built-in wardrobes. Rooms offer natural light with views of gardens or courtyards and our home features multiple lounge areas.
Our menus are developed in consultation with dietitians and prepared by highly trained and experienced chefs. Each meal is made fresh daily using top quality, locally sourced produce. For smaller nibbles, our on-site café prepares a range of treats each day. Residents participate in food focus meetings and their feedback is used to guide chefs and inform a delicious menu. We cater for special events and invite your family and friends to enjoy meals with us.
- Breakfast: continental breakfast, including yoghurt, fruit, toast and cereals. Bacon and eggs are offered on select days throughout the week.
- Lunch: roast pork, vegetables, gravy, apple pie and tea or coffee.
- Dinner: soup, toasted sandwich or savoury mince on toast and pavlova for dessert.
- Morning or afternoon tea: cake, scones, fruit and tea or coffee.
- visiting medical services
- visiting pharmacy services.
Lifestyle and Community
Mercy Place Warrnambool is located by the seaside in a supportive and close-knit rural community.
We have beautiful parks and gardens nearby and frequent visits to the river or beach are a highlight for residents. We are also conveniently close to shopping centres, local football clubs and the Warrnambool Bowls Club. Our home offers a vibrant social schedule with weekly roasts, bingo, billiards competitions, art classes, visits from local entertainers and bus outings.
In the area
- Warrnambool Botanic Garden
- Warrnambool Bowls Club
- Warrnambool Football Club.
- Warrnambool & District Cricket Association
- Capitol Cinema
- Lake Pertrobe
- Warrnambool Undercover Market (Sundays at the Showgrounds)
- whale and seal watching in the harbour
- beachside walks around the harbour
- large regional hospital with specialist medical services and support.
As a treasured member of the Mercy Place Warrnambool community, you have a dedicated Service Manager.
It is cheerful, warm and fun.
My favourite thing about Mercy Place Warrnambool is the friendly atmosphere. It is cheerful, warm and fun. There's a lot of natural light and great views. Staff engage well with our residents and respect the individual choices residents make to stay connected and feel engaged with the community, both in and out of the 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 Warrnambool
If you have any questions about life at Mercy Place Warrnambool 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.