Dudley Foord House, The Ponds

Overview

Dudley Foord House is located in the modern residential area of The Ponds, adjacent to Anglicare’s retirement living village. Since opening in 2017, Dudley Foord House has been welcomed into the local community and is home to 104 residents. Incorporating innovative dementia design principles, it offers residents a range of recreational, social and health services. The innovative building design incorporates a ‘village-feel Main Street’, with shopfronts for services including a hairdresser and café

Person-centred care is at the forefront of this home’s design with private en suite bathrooms, care within dedicated groups, and dementia-friendly spaces. The courtyards contain chicken pens, bird houses and garden beds for residents to enjoy.

Dudley Foord House has a dedicated lifestyle team to provide regular activities for residents. This team also facilitates our Rhythm of Life® program, giving residents a choice in how they spend their day from meals to activities, outings and more. 

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Contact

Address: 4 View St, The Ponds
Phone: 1300 111 278
After-Hours Phone (6pm - 8am): (02) 9846 2800

Facilities

  • Social
  • Cafe
  • BBQ areas
  • Community room
  • Community television 
  • Library
  • Lounge area
  • Village bus
  • Memory support lounge/dining area
  • Active
  • Computer kiosk
  • Gardens and courtyards
  • Social groups 
  • Happy Hour
  • Children's playground
  • Health
  • Physiotherapy
  • Wellness centre
  • 24/7 care staff
  • Occupational therapy
  • Other
  • Laundry
  • Emergency call system
  • Shop
  • Respite Care
  • Palliative care
  • Memory support care
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pampering and beauty
  • Hairdresser
  • Spiritual
  • Chapel
  • Church services

Accommodation

All rooms are fitted with electric beds, en-suite bathroom, built in cabinetry, a wardrobe, a cupboard and emergency call buttons with access to a balcony or courtyard. Room temperatures are individually controlled with air conditioning and televisions and phone connections available.

Rooms are designed to cater for ageing in place, such that ongoing care can be provided as resident’s needs change.

Accommodation Payment Calculator
  1. To calculate an approximate accommodation payment (RAD and/or DAP), select your desired room type from the drop-down menu.
  2. Click the silver dial and drag it to any point along the scale.
  3. As you move the dial, the RAD and DAP will be calculated accordingly.

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RAD - Maximum Refundable Accommodation Deposit
DAP - Maximum Daily Accommodation Payment 

The calculator is indicative and relates to Accommodation Payments only. The RAD and DAP calculated is for non-supported residents. Information about other costs for residential aged care can be found here.