Allambi has been providing aged care services to the community since 1959 and has undergone two major redevelopments in the past five years including a $24.5 million upgrade which was completed at the end of 2016.
Interior and exterior facility improvements following the 2016 redevelopment include:
- 106 brand new single rooms with ensuite bathrooms
- Added communal living hubs and homelike sitting areas
- New kiosk
- More multi-purpose spaces
- Additional landscaped internal courtyards
- New and upgraded staff areas
- Extensions to the existing kitchen and food storage areas
- Extra on-site car parking
Like some more detail about life at Allambi? Call our Residential Admissions team during business hours on 1300 925 414.
Environment & Services
Allambi is conveniently located in the suburb of Glengowrie on the corner of Oaklands and Diagonal Roads. It is a short drive to Westfield Marion and the beach and there are local shops within walking distance.
Allambi is Eldercare’s largest facility with 225 single rooms which feature private ensuites and individually-controlled air conditioning units. There are numerous courtyards and outdoor entertaining areas as well as extensive, well-maintained gardens and outdoor entertaining areas. Additionally, the specially-designed Memory Support Units at Allambi with secure courtyards support residents living with dementia.
Allambi’s hairdresser is available Tuesday to Friday in a dedicated hairdressing salon, a massage therapist is available weekly and a beautician visits monthly.
All food is cooked on-site daily by a chef with two-course meals served for every lunch and evening meal.
In addition to the comprehensive clinical care provided, Allambi also offers a comprehensive Lifestyle Program which aims to support residents’ holistic wellbeing by providing innovative and creative activities.
Lifestyle staff facilitate various groups and activities for residents including art therapy, monthly musical performances, regular bus trips and a monthly high tea to celebrate those who have recently had a birthday.
Allambi’s group of dedicated volunteers assists the Lifestyle team by coordinating weekly pet therapy sessions and aromatherapy hand massage sessions. Volunteers visit residents who enjoy one-on-one interaction and provide additional support for the regular Lifestyle Program.
Additionally, Allambi’s Chaplains are available Monday to Friday to provide emotional and spiritual support to residents and their families.
We’d love to tell you more about Allambi. Call our friendly Admissions team during business hours on 1300 925 414 to receive vacancy information or to book a tour.
Nursing home features
- Very large home (225 beds)
- Specialist services: Visiting allied health professionals, including a physiotherapist, podiatrist, speech pathologist and dietitian
Types of care
- Residential aged care
Allambi is Eldercare’s largest facility with 225 single rooms which feature private ensuites and individually-controlled air conditioning units. Homelike furniture such as mantelpieces and fireplaces are installed throughout the facility along with designer decor and fittings.
There are numerous courtyards and outdoor entertaining areas as well as extensive, well-maintained garden areas. Additionally, there are raised garden beds for residents to use, a covered area for barbeques and family functions as well as outdoor seating. There are also several sitting rooms and open dining areas throughout the facility.
There are also specially-designed Memory Support Units at Allambi with secure courtyards to support residents living with dementia. The team at Allambi has embraced Eldercare’s award-winning Dementia Excellence Program which is leading the way in person-centred care for people with dementia.
Allambi’s hairdresser is available Monday to Friday in a dedicated hairdressing salon with services available at additional cost. A beautician also visits monthly and a massage therapist is available weekly for an appointment.
All food is cooked on-site daily by a chef with two-course meals served for every lunch and evening meal. A cooked breakfast is offered one day per week with a continental breakfast served on the remaining days.