Mercyville Hostel is a unique home designed to provide comfort and care for female residents. It’s a cosy home set among churches and landscaped gardens and active living is a big part of every day.
Whatever your passion, we’ll support you to pursue activities you enjoy. There’s always an exciting activity taking place: from high tea and bus adventures to arts and crafts classes. Residents have even helped develop their own radio program, ‘Mind the Change’.
When things quieten down, many residents enjoy religious services and opportunities for reflection, either at the nearby parish church or in our on-site chapel.
Book your tour of Mercyville Hostel, Craigie
Arrange to visit for a cup of tea and a tour, and get to know the friendly faces at Mercyville Hostel, Craigie! 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.
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.
Eye health and ophthalmology
Access ophthalmology services to treat eye and vision-related conditions or disorders.
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.
Mercyville Hostel is a 17-bed home for female residents.
Each room features a private ensuite, and comes appointed with a single bed, bedside cabinet and chair. Residents can bring furniture and treasures from home to decorate their personal space.
Some rooms offer access to internal gardens via a sliding door, while rooms on the other side of the building overlook lush exterior gardens. For your comfort and assurance, there is a 24/7 nurse call system. Sitting rooms located throughout the building support the home’s communal and friendly atmosphere.
All food is prepared and cooked on site every day by our highly experienced chefs. Our menus are designed to cater for high-quality seasonal produce, and there’s something new every week. We can cater for resident choices, dietary needs and cultural requirements.
- Breakfast: selection of juices, cereals, porridge, yoghurt, toast, spreads, fresh fruit, coffee and tea. Hot breakfast is available on weekends.
- Lunch: roast lamb, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, two fruits in jelly and ice cream.
- Dinner: soup, beef and vegetable stir-fry, baked beans on toast and poached eggs.
- visiting GPs
- visiting locums
- occupational therapy
- pastoral care
- speech therapy
Lifestyle and Community
Located in Craigie, Mercyville Hostel is close to the beautiful Hillarys Boat Harbour. The marina offers a variety of restaurants and shops and you can catch a 45-minute ferry to experience the pristine beauty of Rottnest Island.
Whitfords Shopping Centre is a short five-minute drive from our home. Once the centre’s renovation project is complete, Whitfords will house over 200 shops and restaurants with a cinema complex. In the meantime, we have a local library that provides a fantastic selection of reading materials for residents.
At home we hold regular bingo sessions and arts and craft classes, and we frequently invite local entertainers to come and perform.
In the area
- Whitfords Shopping Center: 5 minute drive
- Hillary’s Marina: 9 minute drive
- Spinnakers restaurant at Hillarys Boat Harbour: 9 minute drive
- Voyage Kitchen, 128 West Coast Drive, Sorrento: 10 minute drive
- Kings Park: 2 minute drive.
Enjoy the following activities at your home:
- visiting entertainers
Nearest stop: Mullaloo Dr After Traverse Rd, 766 meters
From: Servite Coll / St Kieran Prim Sch
To: Osprey Dr / Mudlark Wy
As a treasured member of the Mercyville Hostel, Craigie community, you have a dedicated Service Manager.
I love the sense of family.
Our home is very peaceful. It provides a lovely setting for residents with beautifully kept gardens. The staff at our home are extremely dedicated to our residents, with some staff having worked here for over 25 years. I love the sense of 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 Mercyville Hostel, Craigie
If you have any questions about life at Mercyville Hostel, Craigie, 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.