Aged care that is beyond compare in a close-knit environment
BlueCross Monterey is a two-storey residence in the centre of Glenroy, close to local shops, the RSL club and other amenities. Public transport right outside Monterey’s gates means the shopping and social hubs of Westfield Airport West, DFO Essendon, and the CBD are within easy reach.
BlueCross Monterey is purpose-built for people with low and high level care needs, allowing for ageing in place. Monterey’s simple floor plan and comfortable interiors make it a warm, friendly residence.
With residents’ health and wellbeing always a priority, there are registered and enrolled nurses on hand at all times, as well as highly trained personal care attendants, attentive to your changing needs.
We invite you to become a part of our family at Monterey and experience our high levels of care and comfort.
BlueCross Monterey comprises multiple common lounges and sitting areas, including self-service tea and coffee areas, a sports lounge, activities area and an art and craft space. The residence wraps around two main courtyards which feature a charming vine-covered arbour, a barbecue area and outdoor seating with umbrellas to spend time with family and friends.
BlueCross Monterrey’s lower level is where you’ll find the main dining room and lounge with cosy gas log fireplace and regular movie matinees, as well as a charming sitting area, library and Hair Salon.
The upper level includes another common lounge as well as the second floor dining room adjacent to a small, secure courtyard.
BlueCross Monterey offers 113 rooms with Share Standard, Standard, Superior, Superior Garden View and Deluxe accommodation. Rooms may have views of the surrounding urbanscapes, the garden or private courtyards.
BlueCross Monterey offers a diverse range of stimulating leisure and lifestyle activities such as outings, exercises, Men’s Shed, karaoke and reading groups.
Sports-lovers have the chance to test their coordination with games such as handball in the Greg Normal sports lounge. There’s also the art and craft room where you can flex your creative muscles and contribute towards the works on display.
The Kingsford Smith lounge is where many of the Men’s group activities take place, giving you the chance to tinker away at carpentry projects and swap ideas.
Garden lovers at BlueCross Monterey will enjoy the raised herb garden in which the Men’s group work together with the on site chef to cultivate a range of herbs for use in meal preparation.
BlueCross Monterey offers a hair salon where you can enjoy having hand massages, hair dressing services and other pampering treatments onsite on a fee for service basis.
There’s also the Retreat room where nondenominational chapel and memorial services take place, and it’s also a peaceful place to spend time in quiet reflection or with visitors.
Homemade and nutritious meals are 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.
Nursing home features
- Large home (113 beds)
- Specialist services: Visiting physiotherapist, podiatrist, dentist, optometrist and audiologist
Types of care
Additional details: Weekly activities program and organised outings