Explore your options

Considering residential aged care can be a daunting process. Our experienced, trusted and compassionate Admissions team are available to support you as you explore your options. Respite and permanent admissions are available.

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The new Preston Community has 104 spacious bedrooms and community spaces with magnificent views across Melbourne.

Each beautifully appointed bedroom has an ensuite and wall-mounted flat screen TV, heating and air conditioning and built-in wardrobes.

There are four studio suites, each with a sitting room, kitchenette and separate bedroom, enabling you to be more self-sufficient and have family members stay overnight when needed.

Generous and stylish communal areas include comfortable lounge rooms, multi-purpose rooms, private social rooms, outdoor balconies and sensory gardens

To find out how you can be part of this exciting community, and live well with choice and peace of mind, contact the Admissions team at Uniting AgeWell on 1300 783 435.

Your goals and needs are our priority

  • 24/7, high quality clinical care by qualified and experienced staff
  • Specialist dementia care and support
  • Palliative care
  • Friendly, consistent and reliable staff
  • Focus on restorative care to support wellbeing through allied health services including podiatry, physiotherapy, dietician and speech therapy

Providing the services you need to live well

  • 104 spacious single rooms
  • Ensuite bathrooms, flat screen TVs
  • Four studio suites with sitting room, kitchenette and separate bedroom
  • Quality dining experiences, with choices of food and drinks that cater for individual needs and preferences
  • Comfortable and spacious communal lounge rooms
  • Multipurpose community room
  • Café with al fresco dining area
  • Mini-mart
  • The LiveWell Advantage program, offering a premium experience through a wider selection of services and lifestyle options. Click here for details

Helping you get the most out of life

  • Dynamic and engaging lifestyle and activities program based on the Montessori Method that aims to enable individuals to be as independent as possible, maintain self-esteem and provide purpose
  • In-house activities and social outings, themed days and guest entertainers
  • Option provided for carers to attend appointments and lifestyle activities with residents
  • On-site hairdresser
  • The LiveWell Advantage program, offering a premium experience through a wider selection of services and lifestyle options. Click here for details

Your wellbeing is our primary concern

  • Dedicated on-site chaplain
  • Pastoral and spiritual care
  • Inclusive programs supporting people of all backgrounds, faiths and preferences

Accommodation options

Room category Room description Max RAD Max DAP Example: 50/50 RAD + DAP combination
Standard Courtyard A Single room /ensuite $600,000 $137.42 ​$300,000 + $68.71
Standard Courtyard B Single room /ensuite $650,000 $148.88 ​$325,000 + $74.44
Standard Garden A Single room /ensuite $650,000 $148.88 ​$325,000 + $74.44
Standard Garden B Single room /ensuite $700,000 $160.33 ​$350,000 + $80.16
Standard Skyline Single room /ensuite $700,000 $160.33 ​$350,000 + $80.16
Superior Skyline Single room /ensuite $750,000 $171.78 ​$375,000 + $85.89
Superior Courtyard Single room /ensuite $800,000 $183.23 ​$400,000 + $91.62
Deluxe Garden Single room /ensuite $850,000 $194.68 ​$425,000 + $97.34
Deluxe Skyline Single room /ensuite $850,000 $194.68 ​$425,000 + $97.34
Deluxe Courtyard Single room /ensuite $900,000 $206.14 ​$450,000 + $103.07
Deluxe+ Skyline Single room /ensuite $900,000 $206.14 ​$450,000 + $103.07
Premium Suite Single room /ensuite $950,000 $217.59 ​$475,000 + $108.79
Premium+ Suite Single room /ensuite $1,000,000 $229.04 ​$500,000 + $114.52

The above table details the maximum accommodation rates for Preston Community. (Effective 1st July 2024)

Residents can choose to pay for their accommodation by either a RAD (Refundable Accommodation Deposit), or a DAP (Daily Accommodation Payment); or a combination of both. A DAP accrues daily and is paid periodically, for example monthly. A combination payment includes both a partial RAD and partial DAP.

Uniting AgeWell Preston Community provides the LiveWell Advantage package of premium services and lifestyle options to residents who choose to live with us for a daily fee of $29.95 ($6.95 for fully supported and respite residents).

Sharing the Care is our support kit for families and carers new to residential care.

Designed to help family carers and the person they care for make the transition to residential care a little easier.

Our comprehensive support kit guides you through what to expect and how to cope with this significant life change, from emotional responses and personal wellbeing to settling the resident into their new home. It provides practical advice and easy access to the information and supports you might need during this time of transition.

Learn more about Sharing the Care
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By working together as Partners in Care we can achieve better outcomes for all.

At the heart of our approach to service delivery is effective and respectful communication.

Our team are here to provide support and to help you access resources to communicate your needs or those of the person you are caring for effectively.

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Preston Community

78 Bruce Street,
Preston VIC 3072

Tel: (03) 9658 5400
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** Please note that due to the current COVID-19 situation, not all sites are available for tours. Where tours are possible, safe visiting protocols are in place, which include pre-screening, social distancing and hygiene requirements before entry into the facility. No tours are possible without an appointment.

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