Sir William Hall Hostel

Organisation Vasey RSL Care (7 other services)

Location 61 Edwin St, Ivanhoe VIC 3079
Phone (03) 9457 5933  ·  Fax (03) 9457 5391
DPS id 16323


Sir William Hall Hostel, a purpose-built 50 bed low care facility, opened in 1997. Native gum trees, which surround the front of the building, give it an appealing façade and provide summer shade.

The Hostel comprises five houses which are linked together by walkways. They are quite secure and provide a more intimate environment. Staff fully support the notion that the facility is the residents home with flexible routines and respect for individual choices. A special feature of this facility is its proximity to Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, with direct access to the hospital campus.

Although basic furnishings are provided, residents may bring their own furniture to help them feel more at home. All ensuites are equipped with handrails and other safety features to enable optimal use by residents.

There is an on-site bus and outings take place each week. An active lifestyle program provides social and cultural outlets for residents, based on their personal choices. Residents and friends meet every two months, which provides an opportunity to meet with other residents, have input into day-to-day matters and keep abreast of issues relating to the facility.

Sir William Hall is a very friendly, warm place to live and we bend over backwards to ensure that individual needs are met. Sir William Hall Hostel is fully accredited and offers:

  • Single rooms with private ensuite facilities
  • Resident focussed care with trained staff on duty 24 hours
  • Respite care
  • Dementia specific care
  • Meals cooked fresh daily on the premises
  • Comprehensive recreation and therapy programs
  • Regular outings
  • Visiting hairdresser
  • Visiting mobile library service
  • Linen and laundry services
  • Access to specialist health professionals such as podiatry
  • Physiotherapy is provided on admission and then on a needs basis with our own consultant Physiotherapist.

Admission and Charges:
Accommodation is offered as a priority to war widows, veterans and their dependants, with applications from the general public welcome. All prospective residents must have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Service as requiring low level care. Charges are in line with the Aged Care Act 1997.

For further information or to arrange a visit, please contact the Residential Manager.


Aged care home

50 beds. 1 respite bed. 10 beds cater for secure dementia.

24/7 registered nursing, Palliative care, Secure garden, Secure dementia beds, Specialist services (Dietitian, Speech Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Optometrist, Audiologist, Podiatrist).

Pain Management Clinic

On-site facilities

Facility transport, Hairdressing salon.

These services are operated by Vasey RSL Care.

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