Independent Living Units

BASScare units provide the perfect solution for those who wish to live independently within a supportive community. The self contained units are ideal for people who no longer want the burden of maintaining their own home, yet do not need supervised care.

BASScare has a variety of independent living units across four locations in Canterbury and Surrey Hills. Accommodation varies but are typically a one bedroom style unit.

The units are affordable and very comfortable. Some of the key benefits include:

  • Close to transport
  • Shared laundry facilities
  • A small private garden for most units
  • Fully maintained grounds and units

Eligible residents can also access a vast range of support services including:

  • Social activities & outings programs
  • Transport to shopping and social activity programs
  • Community dining rooms

Inspection is by appointment only. PRESENTLY WE ARE NOT TAKING ADMISSIONS.

If you would like more information, or to make a time to view our units please contact our Independent Living Unit Coordinator
Phone: 03 8809 0300
Mobil: 0439 523 538
Email: a.mathieson@basscare.org.au


Locations and features of Self Contained Living Units

Airdrie House

Seven refurbished one-bedroom units in a fantastic location and a supportive community environment. A great central location, 250m to Canterbury station, a bus stop right out front and next door to Canterbury Centre (Conochie Hall)!

All units have spacious living room with kitchen and dining and ample storage cupboards. The units have a separate large bathroom with laundry included. Electricity, heating, gas & water are included in the cost. (Please note at the present time Airdrie House units are unavailable).

6–8 Rochester Road,
Canterbury

Rochester Road

Twenty four refurbished one bedroom units with ensuite bathrooms. A great central location, 500m to Canterbury station, a bus stop right out front and within walking distance to Canterbury Centre (Conochie Hall)!

The block is situated on three levels and most units have small private gardens. Each unit has a living room with kitchen and dining area. There is a communal laundry and car parking is available.

26 Rochester Road,
Canterbury

Chaucer Crescent

Seventeen refurbished one bedroom units with ensuite bathrooms, in a beautiful garden setting. Most units have private gardens and some units are elevated.

Each unit has a living room with kitchen and dining area. There is a communal laundry. The units are close to the bus and to Canterbury and East Camberwell stations.

6 Chaucer Crescent,
Canterbury

Middlesex Road

Seventeen one bedroom units with ensuite bathrooms, in a beautiful garden setting. All units have private gardens.

Each unit has a living room with kitchen and dining area. There is a communal laundry. The units are close to the bus, to the tram line on Riversdale Road and to Canterbury and East Camberwell train stations.

95 Middlesex Road,
Surrey Hills

Self Contained Accommodation – Sharrott House

BASScare have seventeen self contained units with a combined living room and bedroom, and an ensuite bathroom. Some units have been designated as “Short stay rooms” – ideal accommodation for a course, conference, medical appointment or holiday, low cost and convenient to public transport.

All units have built in robes and a separate kitchenette with internal access to shared laundry facilities. Long stay clients are able to provide their own furniture, whereas, for short stays, rooms are fully furnished and serviced.

All clients have access to a large communal lounge and television room, with an adjacent dining room and well-equipped kitchen. Electricity, heating, gas and water are included in the cost.

The units are located next to Airdrie House, in an attractive garden setting with easy access to main roads and public transport. Access to other services such as Social Support and Community Dining Room at the Canterbury Centre may be available to eligible clients.

Please note at present there is no availability at Sharrott House.

6–10 Rochester Road,
Canterbury

Highfield Road

 

Sixteen units all with their own private garden area, along with a fully self-contained community room which includes reverse cycle air conditioning, piano and television.

The Highfield Road units are centrally located close to Maling Road, as well as Chatham and Canterbury Roads.

Highfield Road,
Camberwell

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