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From meals-on-wheels through to palliative care, we empower those over 55 to feel good and live well through every stage of ageing.


Covid-19 Updates

Update as at 4/2/2021 – For more information about exposure sites as a result of the positive case in Melbourne https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/case-locations-and-outbreaks-covid-19

Maranoa House Dementia Day Care Centre and The Maranoa Club

As lockdown measures commence as of 11.59pm 27.05.21 the Maranoa House Dementia Day Care Centre and The Maranoa Club have closed and plan to re open Friday 4th June.

Please contact Maranoa House on 03 8809 4979 if you have any queries or concerns.


Faversham House Residential Aged Care

We are taking admissions for permanent and respite care at Faversham House. Please phone our Admissions Officer on 03 8809 4901 for more information.

Visitor restrictions are currently in place. No visitors are permitted into aged care settings except for end-of-life reasons.

Thank you for your support observing the guidelines we have in place to ensure our residents and staff are kept as safe as possible. We will continue to update you as and when we can make any further changes, when we receive information form the Chief Medical Officer. For more information, please refer to

For more information on these restrictions please visit: https://www.basscare.org.au/



Social Activities and Programs – Canterbury Centre and Marwal Centre

As lockdown measures commence as of 11.59pm 27.05.21 programs at the Canterbury Centre and Marwal centre have ceased and plan to re open Friday 4th June.

Please contact Canterbury Centre reception on 9880 4709 if you have any queries or concerns.

Meals on Wheels

We are currently still delivering Meals on Wheels in Boroondara. Anyone over the age of 65 who is requiring meals on wheels please contact MyAgedCare on 1800 200 422 or www.myagedcare.com.au to get a referral to BASScare Meals on Wheels service.

Once we receive your information from MyAgedCare we will be in contact with you. If you already have a package with a home care package provider please ask them to phone us on 03 9880 4703.

Social and Activity Programs for Older Adults

Our Social Activities programs aim to enhance individuals’ health and well-being, strengthen friendship networks and reduce isolation and loneliness.

The Canterbury Centre

The centre of BASScare activities and home to our management and staff, kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels and a host of other aged care services and facilities.

The Marwal Centre and Senior Citizens' Club

The Marwal Centre offers a range of BASScare Social Activity programs and is home to the North Balwyn Senior Citizen's Club.

Dementia Day Care Centre Maranoa House

Maranoa House is an adult day activity and support service to suit the abilities of people with mild, moderate or severe dementia.

Affordable Independent Living Units

BASScare has a variety of independent living units across four locations in Canterbury and Surrey Hills ranging from one bedroom units to bed sit style accommodation.

Hester Canterbury Retirement Apartments

Hester Canterbury is a boutique retirement community of just 34 residences which offers residents the ultimate lifestyle in independent retirement living.

Community Dining

Enjoy a wholesome lunch served 6 days a week, expertly prepared in the BASScare kitchens. A great chance to socialise, meet new friends and enjoy a nutritious meal.

Morgan Glen Iris

Apartments with service at Morgan Glen Iris are a new form of senior living with all the support that most people will ever need. They are designed for people who would like some domestic and hospitality assistance, so they can focus on what’s important to them at this stage of their life.


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