Faversham House provides Respite and Permanent residential accommodation. Surrounded by delightful landscaped gardens our facility embraces the local ambience of the community.
Situated right in the heart of the bustling Canterbury community, with easy access to cultural hubs like Maling Road, Faversham House offers personalised lodgings and intimate dining settings within tranquil, landscaped gardens.
Built in 2006 and refurbished in 2012, Faversham House is designed to complement and enhance the existing neighbourhood streetscape, creating a welcoming, home-like atmosphere. We offer a range of residential domains and living areas, with direct access to outdoor recreation and splendid garden surrounds. Our lodgings are strongly focused on the individual, their comfort and peace of mind, providing close proximity to an allocated carer’s station.
The safety, dignity, comfort and companionship of our residents is paramount. We are a proud, approved provider of Residential Aged Care that allows residents, family, representatives and friends to feel assured that qualified and supportive staff are always on hand.
As a provider of Aging in Place, we offer a consultative approach, ensuring that all our residents receive the appropriate individualised level of care in accordance with their progressive care requirements.
All BASScare staff are carefully selected and highly skilled and experienced in Aged Care. The facility has 6 units, with an in-charge Manager for each unit. A Registered Nurse Division One is in attendance at all times, with a team of Division Two Nurses and Personal Care attendants to assist. We maintain very high staffing ratios and rarely use agency staff.
The Lifestyle team delivers an extensive Lifestyle Program. They provide a wide variety of activities to meet individual interests, cultural backgrounds, social, emotional and physical abilities.
Continued participation in the community is encouraged through volunteers, visits by schools, church and library services, as well as opportunities for bus outings.
Ministers from Catholic, Anglican and Uniting churches visit Faversham House to conduct regular services.
Faversham House has “state-of-the-art” kitchen facilities with all meals prepared and cooked on site. A balanced and varied menu is provided, with a focus on fresh food and home style cooking. Our residents are invited to participate in menu planning, whilst family and friends are welcome to join residents for a meal. A private dining room is also available for small functions.
Faversham House has an “Assisted Memory Unit” which provides for dementia specific care. It has its own specifically designed secure garden area and an an activity lounge designed specifically for this area of need. We have appropriate and tailored lifestyle programs which run each day in the Unit.
An active continuous improvement management system is in place. The Aged Care Quality Council’s continuous ongoing audit program ensures Faversham House is externally and independently assessed.
BASScare is a Commonwealth Government approved Residential Aged Care Provider. At BASScare we understand that moving to a supported residence is a difficult decision. Prospective residents and their families are most welcome to make an appointment to visit and inspect the facilities at Faversham House.
Entry is subject to eligibility based on care needs as determined by the Aged Care Assessment Service (A.C.A.S.). Referral to this service can be made by a local medical practitioner.
If you are on our waiting list, please contact us every month to keep us informed of your intention to remain on the list. Forms will be destroyed in a confidential manner if no contact is made.
27 Shierlaw Ave
Canterbury Victoria 3126
If you would like more information, please contact our Admission Officer via:
Download a copy of the Financial Information Statement giving an overview of accommodation payment fees.
Download a copy of the Permanent Residential Aged Care Request for a Combined Assets and Income Assessment Form. This form is to be completed by people wishing to have an assets assessment for the purpose of entering permanent residential aged care.
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