Combining stylish living with a home-like charm, Estia Health Forster (formerly known as Barclay Gardens) offers the very best in individualised care and wellbeing.
The single-level home is situated close to transport, the Stockland Forster Shopping Centre, specialty shops and local waterways.
With bright and relaxing living areas and a variety of events and activities, our residents enjoy the perfect balance of engaging social pursuits and opportunities for quieter times in a supportive environment.
Estia Health Forster (formerly known as Barclay Gardens) is an elegant and comfortable residence set in the tranquil scenery of the Mid North Coast. On-site amenities include a popular café with barista, a non-denominational chapel with monthly church services, art therapy twice weekly and pampering at our own salon. For entertainment, there is a games room with flat screen television, and a walk-in library with a generous collection of reading materials for those who enjoy a good book. A dedicated theatre room with projector screen and single lounge seating provides the ideal cinematic experience.
Well balanced and nutritious meals are freshly prepared and cooked on site under the supervision of our professional Chefs. A wide variety of health and wellbeing programs, designed by qualified coordinators, are tailored to each resident’s personal needs. Allied health professionals such as Physiotherapists and Podiatrists are part of our support team, and hairdressers are on-site as required. Pastoral care is also available. Importantly, we offer exceptional levels of care and service. Our staff are on call 24-hours a day to help out where required or just to share a quiet chat. We also offer a secure memory support unit dedicated to ongoing specialised care for those with higher care needs.
Light filled communal living areas feature flat screen televisions, contemporary lounge suites and cosy armchairs, with several smaller sitting rooms for quieter conversations and catch ups. Pleasant and spacious dining areas are complemented by private dining areas that are available to all our residents for special occasions with family and friends. Landscaped courtyards with generous views of the neighbouring lake and gardens offer entertaining areas with a barbecue and shaded seating for warmer days. Manicured flower beds and landscaped walking paths provide a perfect setting for gentle exercise and quiet contemplation.
Nursing home features
Types of care
- Residential aged care
Additional details: Site also has own theatre, pool room and large library
Private rooms at Estia Health Forster are light-filled and spacious, with adjustable bed, generous built-in wardrobe with drawers and safe lock box, chest of drawers, central heating and cooling, call-bell, and television, telephone and wi-fi connections. Some rooms open towards the garden, while others face out onto the neighbouring lake. Ensuites include shower with fold-down seating and ample space for supportive equipment, exhaust fan and vanity.