Located in the lakeside town of Toronto on the shores of
beautiful Lake Macquarie, Toronto Nursing Home provides
care services to 60 residents. The facility includes a
secure dementia specific unit.
Enjoying a long history in the Lake Macquarie area, the facility is well known in the local community for the quality of care it provides.
Toronto Nursing Home is fully certified and accredited with the Department of Social Services and the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency. Additionally, the facility was awarded two Better Practice Awards in 2011 for the implementation of the Memory Magic Program and the Cameos for Empathy in Dementia Care Project.
The facility employs approximately 65 staff including the facility manager, registered nurses, enrolled nurses, care assistants, lifestyle & wellbeing and hotel services staff. Additionally, Anglican Care employs a Physiotherapist and Lifestyle & Wellbeing Coordinator who work across all of our residential aged care facilities. Unique to each of Anglican Care’s residential aged care facilities is the role of the Resident Liaison Officer. The objective of this role is to ensure that the individual and social wellbeing needs of our residents are met according to Anglican Care’s mission, vision and values. The Resident Liaison Officers also act as a liaison for residents and relatives with due regard to the Charter of Residents Rights and Responsibilities.
The quality of care provided at Toronto Nursing Home is enhanced by the provision of a stimulating lifestyle and wellbeing program. Anglican Care also has an active community of volunteers, with many volunteers providing additional services and new friendships to the residents of Toronto Nursing Home.
Located within the Toronto Parish area, the facility is located
five minutes from Toronto Private Hospital and the local shopping centre, with John Hunter Hospital approximately 20 minutes away. The facility enjoys close ties with the local GPs, schools and other community groups.
Also located on the Toronto site are 31 retirement living units. Anglican Care’s Mountain View Retirement Living Village at Toronto consists of one and two bedroom units, community room and communal swimming pool.
The village is situated in a quiet residential area close to public transport and nearby Toronto Shopping Centre and Toronto
A shopping bus is provided on a weekly basis and residents are able to organise their own activities such as luncheons, bus trips, cards, scrabble and many other social activities. Residents hold regular meetings to discuss relevant topics.