BLUE BELLS CROFTON HOUSE
Blue Bells Crofton House
Residential Aged Care Residence
with 43 private suites (rooms) with private ensuites (Total - 45 Beds)
No accommodation bonds or formal aged care assessments (ACAS) are applicable at Blue Bells Crofton House
Blue Bells Crofton House Residential Aged Care residence provides permanent as well as short term and extended respite residential care 24/7.
Short term accommodation at Blue Bells Crofton House
There is convalescent care for the Resident after leaving hospital.
There is respite care for the Resident leaving home and allowing a Carer to take a break.
The following organisations will consider fully or partly fund convalescent and respite stays at Blue Bells Crofton House.
Fully funded stays
Dept of Veterans’ Affairs gold cardholders are entitled to apply for:
• 3 weeks fully funded convalescent care when they leave hospital.
• 4 weeks fully funded respite care which enables their carers to have a break.
Blue Cross Community and Residential Services incorporating health insurance companies (convalescent care).
Fully or partly funded stays
Villa Maria, Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre, Uniting Care Community Options, Baptcare, Rehability, Bennetas, Annecto and others
About Our Facility:
Blue Bells Crofton House is a modern “low level category” aged care facility.
We offer permanent and short/extended respite/convalescent residency care.
Blue Bells Crofton House operates under the philosophy of ‘caring for yours as we would for our own’. This central focus is at the heart of everything we do, from finding the right staff to the way we maintain the facility and the services we provide.
At Blue Bells Crofton House we conduct ourselves in a spirit of compassion and respect where the personal needs, beliefs and freedoms of our resident are paramount. It is our focus to make our residents feel at-home, safe, well cared for at all times. We achieve this by recognising their immediate and long term needs and goals and tailoring a care plan to suit.
Our family of professional, experienced and dedicated staff are essential in delivering this promise of quality care that we are well known for.
The leafy suburb of Blackburn is one of Melbourne’s most sought after destinations for living. With its street lined elm trees, beautiful parklands and period buildings, Blackburn is one of Melbourne’s most picturesque and peaceful suburbs.
Blue Bells Crofton House is located a 2-minute stroll to Blackburn Train Station and the Blackburn Central Shopping strip. Whether meeting a friend at one of the many cafe’s, doing some shopping or taking a train into the city, Crofton House’s central location puts everything at your fingertips.
Spacious and Homely Suites
All of the spacious rooms at Blue Bells Crofton House have fully-featured modern and private ensuites and each room has generous built-in-robes, individual air-conditioning and heating, emergency call buttons and provision for phone, free to air television and cable television. Some rooms also feature kitchenettes and personal garden plots. We can also cater for Married Couples with our spacious Double Rooms.
Personal space is always an important consideration and our rooms are designed to be comfortable, secure and self-contained. A tasteful decorating palette and quality furnishings ensure a relaxed, at-home feel. Of course, personal touches including furniture and family-friendly pets are welcomed.
A place to call home
Blue Bells Crofton House has an overall sense of spaciousness yet there are many intimate, personal areas that are designed to make residents feel comfortable, secure and snug. You can put yourself in the heart of the activity or chose to spend time quietly.
We have many large lounge, dining spaces and sitting areas providing a great choice of different relaxing options so you can find that spot where you feel most comfortable.
If you prefer the outdoors we have optional private garden plots, a communal vegetable patch as well as strategically placed park benches, shaded outdoor areas and birdbaths.
Security and Safety
Blue Bells Crofton House is specifically designed, built, maintained and monitored to the highest safety standards. You can rest assured knowing that your loved one is safe at Blue Bells Crofton House. Our building has the following important features:
Key Pad Entry & Exit Points
Automated Fire Protection Service with a direct line to the Melbourne Fire Brigade
Automated Fire Sprinkler System
Automated Smoke Detection System with automated Smoke Doors
24 Hour Monitoring
Grab Rails & Hand Rails