Meals on Wheels Boroondara

Delivering nutritious meals to older people in Boroondara including Canterbury, Surrey Hills, Camberwell, Deepdene, Balwyn and Balwyn North. Now Delivering to Hawthorn, Hawthorn East, Kew and Kew East.

COVID-19 Update:

We deliver Meals on Wheels in the Canterbury, Camberwell, Surrey Hills, Deepdene, Balwyn, Balwyn North, Hawthorn, Hawthorn East, Kew and Kew East. 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.

Our Meals on Wheels program is a service we’re proud to deliver throughout the Boroondara community. More than just providing a nutritious, three-course meal to people’s homes, it’s also about fostering a sense of community and promoting independence. For the long-time volunteers who deliver the meals, it’s a role they cherish and, often, a drop-in on an old friend.

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Our Meals on Wheels program also serves as a check-in on the welfare of our clients. Our volunteers make certain everything is in order – from putting out cutlery and disposing of uneaten food, to bringing in the bins and collecting mail. Any problems a client may be experiencing are quickly brought to the attention of BASScare staff, and family members or carers are notified.

At BASScare, it’s all about the client. Even down to the menu. We know what the favourite meals are, so we make sure they’re on rotation. There is even the opportunity for our clients to have tastings with the chef and have real input into the make up of the menu.

All the meals are prepared by our experienced staff in our state-of-the-art Canterbury kitchen. We also cater for special dietary requirements, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly staff.


 

Meals Delivered in Boroondara

The BASScare Meals on Wheels service covers a significant area of Canterbury, Surrey Hills, Camberwell, Balwyn, Balwyn North, Hawthorn, Hawthorn East, Kew and Kew East, providing over 100 meals each day to the aged and people with disabilities.

Delivery Weekdays
11:30 – 1pm

Prepared fresh daily
in the BASScare kitchen

We cater for special
dietary requirements


Reasonably Priced

Our delicious three course meals are very reasonably priced and are subsidised by Boroondara Council and the Department of Health.

 

A daily check-in with a smile

With respect and consideration, our volunteers deliver so much more than a nutritious meal service. Problems like isolation and loneliness among older people and those with disabilities are a growing concern.

Any problems a client may be experiencing are quickly brought to the attention of the BASScare staff, and family or carers are promptly notified.

Every client and their family can have peace of mind knowing that BASScare volunteers have come calling to check on their wellbeing.

 

What’s on the Meals-on-Wheels Menu

Our meals are carefully prepared on-site by professional chefs in our purpose-built kitchens.

Some of our popular dishes include:

  • The Sunday roast
  • Apricot chicken
  • Sausage & mash
  • Butter chicken
  • Lasagne

Each meal comes with a soup of the day and dessert. Special dietary requirements can be catered for, including diabetic, low fat, gluten free, fructose free and vitamised options, so don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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Meals-on-Wheels Seasonal Weekly Menus

Our menus vary seasonally.

For meals delivered from the Canterbury Centre:

For meals delivered from the Marwal Centre:


 

Weekend and Public Holiday Meal Options

We can also provide frozen, ready-to-heat meals for weekends and public holidays.

Retail price:

  • $13.00 each
  • $9.50 each for BASScare registered client *

* Terms and conditions apply

Available from:

  • Not available at this time.

You can download our Frozen food ingredients list (pdf) here.

 






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