Top quality care and services offering peace of mind even if your needs change
BlueCross Ashby is situated in an elevated position in Lower Templestowe, with views out to the Yarra Ranges and its peaceful suburban surrounds. Recently redeveloped to accommodate 78 low and high level, ageing in place residents, Ashby offers top quality aged care to meet your needs. Ashby is located close to the shops of Westfield Doncaster and the greenery of Birrarrung Park, which helps to support our residents’ ongoing connection to the local community. Our division one nurses are on hand around the clock, while our well-trained personal care attendants and residential services staff are attentive to your changing needs.
At Ashby, we believe your care and wellbeing comes second to none and invite you to experience all that our friendly residence has to offer.
Ashby has modern, comfortable furnishings, natural tones and central climate control throughout the residence. Its simple floor plan comprises open plan lounges, shared dining areas, self-service tea and coffee stations, landscaped outdoor areas including a terrace, deck and Japanese garden, a café and an underground car park.
A gas fireplace, flat screen television, comfortable sofas and armchairs, a piano and organ make the large common lounge the hub of Ashby; while the new café and outdoor terrace are perfect for catching up with family and friends over a coffee and cake. Ashby also features a private dining room, which residents can book for special celebrations with guests.
BlueCross Ashby offers a choice of room types with 78 Standard, Superior and Deluxe rooms. All rooms offer the same amenities, with the new Deluxe rooms featuring a more spacious size and views to the Yarra Ranges or surrounding gardens.
BlueCross Ashby runs a leisure and lifestyle program throughout the week. The program is designed to promote holistic wellbeing with activities and therapies such as floral art, daily exercises and regular bus outings. Residents will also enjoy memory games, musical entertainment, armchair travel and even kicking up their heels with low impact ballroom dancing.
If gardening is your sport, Ashby’s outdoor courtyards are just the place for residents to flex their green thumb or simply enjoy retiring to the serene Japanese garden for some fresh air.
BlueCross Ashby has a non-denominational pastoral care program aimed at promoting your spiritual, physical and emotional wellbeing. Highly regarded by many residents, it is just one of a range of top class services we offer you. We also offer hairdressing services in our hair salon so you can enjoy the feeling of being pampered and groomed on site, plus podiatry and other allied health services as required.
At Ashby, you’ll enjoy homemade and nutritious meals freshly prepared by our onsite Chef, to ensure a healthy and satisfying diet is maintained. BlueCross residences provide a high level of hotel services, with laundry, gardening, housekeeping, cleaning and maintenance all included.