It's not just our beautifully furnished and newly renovated Templestowe home but the quality lifestyle we provide for all our residents that makes moving to Embracia the best decision.
Dawn MacKenzie, Co-Founder, Embracia
Nestled in the beautiful leafy surrounds of Templestowe, just 17kms North East of Melbourne CBD, Embracia in Templestowe offers the highest quality aged care and lifestyle choices you could wish for in the next stage of your life. With our stunning, newly renovated retirement home, furnishings and amenities, we offer a strong a sense of community that is unique to Embracia aged care and to the vibrant City of Manningham.
With lush green parklands and reserves nearby, including the beautiful birdlife of Birrarung Park, family picnic areas of Finns Reserve and over 120 hectares of native wildlife at Westerfolds Park, Embracia in Templestowe offers a tranquil and serene environment, making it a delightful place to call home.
Embracia in Templestowe embraces warmth, friendliness and has a sense of family belonging that is truly welcoming. With beautiful thoughtfully designed furniture inside, and landscaped gardens outside, there’s always somewhere wonderful to sit and relax with family and friends. Enjoy the benefits of your very own onsite café, hairdressing salon, digital movie theatre, library, postal facilities, private dining room, and many large open plan sitting rooms and lounge areas, all of which make Embracia unique among Melbourne's aged care facilities.
Lifestyle and activities
Our lifestyle program offers physiotherapy, podiatry, dietician reviews, massages and aromatherapy. There’s truly something for everybody.
As with all our homes, Embracia in Templestowe residents are offered a wide variety of activities including:
- music and dance classes
- movie days
- art and craft classes
- relaxation and massage therapy
- percussion groups
- indoor bowling
- knitting group
- church services
- themed dress up events
monthly in-house guest entertainers
- monthly mystery outings
- group outings to Heide Museum of Modern Art
picnics at Finns Reserve
- bbqs at Birrarung Park
- live musicals and theatre events in the local community
- and much, much more.
Embracia in Templestowe
Embracia in Templestowe 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.
The moment you walk through the front door at Embracia in Templestowe you can instantly feel the genuine sense of care, warmth and family amongst residents and staff. Our dedicated team of nursing and lifestyle staff, personal carers, specialists and therapists strive to provide the best physical, emotional, spiritual and social support imaginable.
As with all our homes, Embracia in Templestowe 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 Templestowe’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 Templestowe 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 Templestowe 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 Templestowe 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 Templestowe 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 Templestowe 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 Templestowe.
As a resident, you’ll feel right at home with our private yet spacious single rooms featuring garden views, plenty of natural light, private ensuite, built-in robes, heating and ceiling fans, private phone point and a nurse on-call system.
Make our home, your home. Choose to live the next stage of your life at Embracia in Templestowe in one of our households:
Contact our Residential Service Manager to schedule a private tour.
- beautifully landscaped gardens and courtyards with outdoor sitting areas
- newly renovated and immaculately presented home
- stunning, generous open-plan living and dining areas
- private, formal dining room offers elegant retreat for special occasions
- home style menus
- extra services including: newspaper delivery, magazine subscriptions, wine with meals, hot breakfasts, music and massage therapy
- Foxtel in main lounge and theatre
- café, in-house movie theatre and activities room
- library and personal mail boxes
- hairdressing salon, beauty care and massage therapist
- 24 hour high and low care, respite care, memory support and palliative care
- well designed sitting areas with garden views
- family and pet friendly environment