Quality aged care with a touch of luxury in the country
Purpose-built BlueCross Willowmeade provides 80 low, high level and dementia specific care beds in Kilmore, close to local shops, schools, leisure parks and all the charm of this regional community.
Willowmeade is a particularly welcoming place with local staff employed to care for the local residents.
BlueCross Willowmeade has two large nurses’ stations staffed by highly trained clinical care staff who are on duty around the clock. Our personal care attendants and hospitality services assistance are happy to attend to your needs, as well.
We invite you to come and visit Willowmeade and experience its unique blend of care, warmth and luxury in the heart of country Victoria.
BlueCross Willowmeade has 80 generous bedrooms and plenty to keep you busy during the day with a chapel, sensory room, hair salon, beauty parlour and men’s gym. There's a light-filled private dining room for private celebrations with your family and friends.
BlueCross Willowmeade has a dedicated multi-sensory room in its dementia specific unit, while a secure private courtyard and outdoor terrace also provide tranquillity for dementia support residents.
BlueCross Willowmeade offers 80 Standard, Standard Twin Share, Superior, Standard Dementia Support and Superior Dementia Support room accommodation. Willowmeade’s high quality rooms have views of the sunny private courtyard, boundary gardens, the front garden, townscape or towards the nearby hills.
At BlueCross Willowmeade, your health and wellbeing is always our priority and as such we offer you a diverse program of leisure and lifestyle activities and therapies, including chair aerobics, newspaper reading groups, movies and outings.
For those who like to keep busy, the expansive Rutledge Room is where the Men’s Shed, ladies’ groups and other residents gather to work on art and craft projects, enjoy cooking classes, word games, bingo, bocce, ballroom dancing, men's gym and other activities.
Nature lovers at BlueCross Willowmeade will enjoy the persimmon trees, vegetable beds, benches, walking paths and artistic fountain in the outdoor courtyards, or simply lingering in the lovely outdoor spaces in the gentle company of the resident cat, Hilary.
BlueCross Willowmeade’s on site chef Kate Brown, was the winner of the 2013 Australian Aged Care Chef Manager of the Year, and you can look forward to being served a range of delicious and nutritionally-balanced meals in our dining rooms every day.
Bonnie’s Bar is the place to share a few beers, cocktails and even freshly brewed coffee with friends, and enjoy lively karaoke and piano sing-a-longs in the nearby sitting area.
If you prefer being pampered, you’ll enjoy hair dressing services in the hair salon and indulgent treatments in the beauty parlour at an additional cost.
BlueCross Willowmeade’s on site kiosk stocks traditional lollies and other confectionery as well as smaller odds and ends which may just tempt you to spoil yourself a little – or even treat visiting grandchildren and great grandchildren.
BlueCross residences provide a high level of hotel services, with laundry, gardening, housekeeping, cleaning and maintenance all included.