Most importantly, we share a lot of laughter and the freedom of choice.
Resident, Embracia in Reservoir
Conveniently positioned in the heart of Reservoir, Embracia in Reservoir offers the perfect place to continue the next stage of your life – all within a warm, friendly and thriving inner-city community. Close to all the local attractions you know and love.
Embracia in Reservoir offers Italian specific communities, providing Italian meals and experienced multicultural staff.
Lifestyle and activities
At Embracia in Reservoir we offer all our high care residents optional extras or life’s little luxuries. This includes a selection of additional menu choices like wine, magazines, newspapers and much more. We also have a theatre and café on-site where you can share stories and quality time with family and friends.
Residents of our home are well-known for their award winning paintings and thrill seeking activities, including skydiving and horse riding!
Current residents enjoy special and regular activities:
- weekly cooking and craft classes
- motorbike rides
- weekly art classes
- bus rides
- local outings
- bus trips to Geelong enjoying lunch on the foreshore,
- happy hour
- lunch by Edwards Lake
- theme days throughout the year
- multicultural food feasts
- church services in our chapel
- Mother’s and Fathers ‘day celebrations and entertainment
- Spring racing carnival celebrations
- Christmas concert and carol
- Fete ( bi yearly)
- footy tipping
- Anzac Day commemoration service
- Remembrance Day commemoration
- weekly music with Jonathan
- quizzes and word games
- movie with lunch outings
- Australia Day BBQ
Embracia in Reservoir
Embracia in Reservoir adopts the philosophy of the Eden Alternative; a 10-principle philosophy based on ensuring health, wellness and quality of life. The Eden Alternative encourages everyone to view ageing and moving into aged care as a continuation of a life worth living, where people continue to learn, grow and remain in charge of their destiny.
This philosophy is evident the moment you walk in the front door at Embracia in Reservoir. Our team take pride in celebrating our residents’ individuality and independence and strive to support them with the best physical, emotional, spiritual and social support imaginable.
As with all our homes, Embracia in Reservoir is fully accredited and certified for providing all levels of care including respite care and memory support for residents living with dementia.
Low-level Residential Care
Embracia in Reservoir’s low-level residential care offers a supported environment for residents who are independent but need a little extra help with everyday tasks such as meals and cleaning. Another benefit of low-level care at Embracia in Reservoir is our in-house access to extra care services such as physiotherapy, podiatry and chiropractic treatments should the need arise.
High-level Residential Care
If you or a loved one need assistance with most day-to-day activities, our dedicated and fully trained team of registered nurses, lifestyle staff, specialists, therapists and personal carers are by your side to provide 24-hour nursing and personal care. With dedicated households and staff for each different level of care, you can also count on the added comfort of a familiar face.
Ageing In Place
Ageing in Place at Embracia in Reservoir means you can stay and enjoy your home and lifestyle, even if your needs and level of care change. Not only does this allow you to maintain special relationships with friends and staff in a familiar surrounding, it helps to support independence for as long as possible.
If memory support and a little extra security are needed, Embracia in Reservoir has a dedicated household for residents living with memory loss. Our friendly support staff and specialist carers are fully trained in dementia care and always on hand to check everything is OK.
End Of Life/Palliative Care
Embracia in Reservoir offers compassionate care for residents suffering or nearing the end of their life. We strive to achieve the best possible medical care and quality of life, for both the resident in need and their family.
Short Stay Respite Care
Short-stay respite care at Embracia in Reservoir is ideal when your parent, partner, friend or relative may need either planned or emergency care in an aged care home. This can be used when as a carer you are ill, stressed or going on holidays. It’s also a great way for your parent, friend or relative to ‘test the waters’ and experience what life is like at Embracia in Reservoir.
Discover ready to move into, comfortable, single rooms with private ensuites, surrounded by manicured gardens in welcoming households:
Contact our Residential Service Manager to schedule a private tour.
- a beautiful garden area
- spacious living and dining areas
- open plan meals and larger living areas
- smaller private meal areas for those preferring a quieter environment
- children and pet friendly environment.
You’ll experience our stunning garden views with pergolas. You will have the opportunity to grow your own veggie patch and share your fresh produce with fellow residents, friends and families.
Accommodation Information Sheets update quarterly. Check back here to download the most recent version. Embracia recommends that you engage the services of a financial advisor to support your financial decision making as you move into residential aged care.