Embracia in Woodford is a warm and friendly aged care home that embraces what’s important to you
Embracia in Woodford has a friendly, welcoming and optimistic culture where you, the resident, come first. We see the potential in everyone to enjoy life. Our philosophy, care and lifestyle are all focused on what residents can do. Through this residents maintain their dignity, independence, and a sense of purpose in their daily lives.
Quality care that supports you to enjoy life
You can be assured we offer qualified and experienced nursing and personal care staff, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Our caring and compassionate team provide high quality care that meets your needs now and into the future.
Our staff are dedicated to your household. They get to know your needs and preferences, meaning you are the centre of whatever care you need.
Memory Support Care
Embracia in Woodford has a unique and innovative approach with specialised carers dedicated to our dementia-friendly household. Our 14 bed Jinabara household has been designed specifically to create a supportive dementia friendly environment where we successfully utilise the Montessori model of care, which ensures our residents are actively involved in their daily life activities.
Our household model is fundamental to our person-first philosophy, allowing people to maintain their identity as part of a small community. Each of our four households accommodates approximately 20 residents in single ensuite bedrooms, in a welcoming homely environment where residents enjoy:
- An open-plan living area with dining room and household kitchen
- Snug sitting room and TV area
- Landscaped courtyards
- Air conditioned dining and lounge areas.
Bedrooms designed with your needs in mind
Our beautifully furnished rooms are designed with an optimal layout to ensure you can make yourself at home, while facilitating an environment in which you can receive the care you need. Each individual room has its own ensuite to ensure your privacy. Key features include:
- 24/7 nurse call system
- Fitted wardrobes with lockable areas
- Heating available in each individual room
- Air conditioning to all dining and lounge areas
- Flat screen digital TV
- Limited rooms with courtyard access or private balconies
- Optional telephone service
- Wi-Fi internet connection.
Homemade food - delicious, nutritious and comforting
All our food is home-cooked by our qualified Chef and talented in-house kitchen team. Our menu reflects our belief that food should be nutritious, varied and enjoyed. We offer a four weekly rotating menu which is reviewed by a Dietitian.
Fun is passion. Life is to be enjoyed.
We have a dedicated Lifestyle team who lead a program of both group and individual activities. We have our own Embracia bus which is wheelchair friendly and we offer residents regular bus trips. We also focus on participation in every-day life. Residents are invited to help with daily tasks and activities in the home, so they can make a meaningful contribution.
Your community is our community
Located in the heart of Woodford, our nursing home has been designed with the community in mind. We are privileged to offer local people the care they need close to home and to employ local people in our team. We also have many active volunteers who give of their time generously to assist with daily activities for our residents or offer special 1:1 time for those who need it.
Bringing your lifestyle to you
Embracia in Woodford offers elements of your local high street within the home.
- Multipurpose room
- Chapel where we offer non-denominational services
- Hairdressing salon
- Library – with large print books
- Private dining room
- Men’s den & ladies lounge.
Nursing home features
- Medium home (75 beds)
Types of care
Embracia in Woodford offers accommodation in single rooms with private ensuites.
Permanent Residential Care and Respite Care is offered.
Residents rooms are located in one of 4 small communities.
A dedicated memory support community is available, if suitable, for those with a diagnosis of dementia.
Contact the Embracia in Woodford to discuss your needs, and availability of vacancies. Join our waitlist 07 5420 4000.