Welcome to Anglicare’s Dudley Food House – a ground-breaking home for older people in Sydney
Located in the beautiful Hills district, Anglicare’s Dudley Foord House is the first of its kind in Sydney. Co-located with Anglicare Ponds Retirement Living Village and a stroll away from the local shopping centre, this innovative and modern home has been built for you, the resident. Adopting the latest in dementia principles and offering all the comforts of home, each single room has:
- A large, private ensuite
- Floor-to-ceiling glass doors with direct level access to secure external courtyards
- An abundance of natural light through large, double-glazed windows
- Plenty of space for your treasured possessions
- Individual air conditioners
- Phone line connection.
You can also enjoy inviting dining rooms and lounge rooms. With seven interconnected wings, the hub of the home is the ‘main street’. In a style reminiscent of yesteryear, the individual shop fronts house all the support services, such as the wellness centre, hairdresser, library, chaplain and more.
The home has also been designed with family and friends in mind, offering a children’s playground, BBQ areas and overnight family accommodation.
Just as much attention has been paid to the beautiful seven, interconnected gardens. Each with its own theme, where you can also find:
- A green house, raised potting benches and garden beds for the green thumbs
- A putting green for the golfing enthusiast
- An aviary and chicken coop for nature lovers.
Dudley Foord House offers care, support and security, whilst encouraging everyone to retain their dignity and independence.
Your lifestyle at Dudley Foord House
Not only has the home been built with you in mind, but also the activities. Our Life Enrichment team works with you and the other residents to provide a range of activities for you to enjoy, some of which include:
- Social activities based on your interests
- Exercise groups
- Bible study and chapel services
- A variety of games.
If there is something in which you are interested and we don’t currently offer it, let the team know. They are always open to hear your suggestions.
Starting the day with a delicious hot and cold buffet breakfast at a time that best suits you is available every day. A variety of fresh, seasonal meals for lunch and dinner is also provided daily. Join your neighbours in one of the dining rooms or enjoy your meal in your room – the choice is yours.
If you would like something more, our "all day" dining menu is available to you where you can choose something tasty to eat and drink, such as fresh fruit, yoghurt, biscuits, juice, tea and coffee.
All of your meals are planned with the assistance of our nutritionist and if there is something in particular you would like, let us know. We will strive to include your preferences as much as we can.
Nursing home features
- Large home (104 beds)
- Specialist services: Physiotherapy, podiatry, optometry, psychogeriatrics, speech pathology.
Types of care
- Residential aged care
Additional details: Dementia care available