The Village was established in the 1970's by the newly united Methodist and Congregational Churches. Originally known as the "Central Yorke Peninsula Retirement Village" the facility was built in 1977 on the site of the original Congregational Church Manse and a vacant paddock. Eldercare undertook an extensive rebuilding of The Village in 1990, extending and adding another 15 rooms in 2003.
Environment & Services
The facility is centrally located on the Yorke Peninsula at Maitland, and adjacent to a doctor’s surgery and the local hospital, with which we share strong relationships.
Other medical services are provided by visiting Podiatrists, Speech Pathologists, Audiologists, Optometrists and Massage Therapists.
The Village features single rooms with their own air conditioning and en suites. The facility is surrounded by established gardens, and features two secure courtyards in our Memory Support Unit. There is also a newly-built gazebo and barbeque area for residents and their families to enjoy. A dedicated horticultural therapist conducts group, as well as one-on-one lifestyle activities in the gardens.
Church services are held weekly in the chapel area, and the local Uniting Church maintains strong links with the facility. Our chaplain for the region provides emotional and spiritual support for residents and their families.
Our large central ‘hub’ is used for concerts & lifestyle events, and there is an onsite hairdressing salon and village shop operating once a week. The computer/internet kiosk is available for residents to use daily, and The Village has its own library of large print books.
We provide a wide range of leisure activities, to meet the individual needs and interests of our diverse resident group and our lifestyle program runs every day of the week.
Community & Social Networks
The Village has an established and dedicated volunteer team from across the close-knit community of Yorke Peninsula. The annual Village Fair and Open Day has become something of a local tradition, raising funds to support our lifestyle programs.
Local schools students interact on an individual basis with residents and share conversation and activities.
Located adjacent to The Village are retirement units, surrounded by gardens and lawns.